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    Alaska

    Anchorage weather and climate

    Alaska

    Anchorage weather and climate

    Day

    14 °C

    Night

    4 °C

    Sea

    1 °C

    Precipitation

    35 mm

    in month

    Rainy days

    7 days

    in month

    Daylight

    17 hours

    average

    Sunshine

    9 hours

    average

    Humidity

    63 %

    Weather charts for Anchorage

    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec24681012Temperature (° C)-10-505101520Precipitation (mm)0140
    Weather overview
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec24681012Temperature (° C)-10-505101520Precipitation (mm)0140
    Wet days chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecWet days46810121416184681012141618
    Sunhours per day chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecSunhours per day02468101224681012
    Wind chart
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    Humidity chart
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    Weather overview for Anchorage

    Weather overview

    Anchorage (United States of America) in general has a mild continental climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from -3.8 °C (25.2 °F) in January to 18.3 °C (64.9 °F) in July. The least rainy month in Anchorage is April with its 6 days of rain, the rainiest month is September, when it rains 15 days. Temperatures during the night go from -10.5 °C (13.1 °F) in January to 11.4 °C (52.5 °F) in July.

    January weather

    The number of rainy days starts to descent, its value is 8 days in Anchorage, and the rainfall amount starts to descent as well, with its value of 61 mm (2.40 in). The minimum of the night temperature is observable, with its value being -10.5 °C (13.1 °F), and the minimum of the day temperature can be noticed as well, with its value being -3.8 °C (25.2 °F). The beginning of the rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed.

    February weather

    The minimum of the sea temperature can be noticed, with its value of -0.9 °C (30.4 °F) in Anchorage, while the day temperature starts to rise in this month. The rainfall amount continues to descent, with its value being 53 mm (2.07 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, its value is 4 hours. The night temperature starts to rise, with its value of -9.6 °C (14.7 °F).

    March weather

    The day temperature continues to rise, the value of this measure is 1.5 °C (34.7 °F) in Anchorage, and the rise of the night temperature can be observed as well, with its value being -6.9 °C (19.6 °F). The rainfall amount descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 41 mm (1.63 in), while the number of rainy days descent's start could be observed. The maximum of the wind speed can be noticed, the value of this measure is 3.6. The rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed.

    April weather

    The minimum of the number of rainy days is observable, its value is 6 days in Anchorage, and the rainfall amount is on its minimum as well, its value is 33 mm (1.29 in). The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value of 7.1 °C (44.8 °F), and the night temperature continues to rise too, with its value being -1.3 °C (29.7 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 8 hours.

    May weather

    The rise of the day temperature can be observed in Anchorage, while the beginning of the rise of the sea temperature could be noticed, with its value of 0.8 °C (33.4 °F). The number of rainy days starts to rise in this month. The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value being 4.3 °C (39.7 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) reaches its maximum, the value of this measure is 9 hours. The humidity is on its minimum, with its value being 63 %.

    June weather

    The rise of the day temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 17.3 °C (63.1 °F) in Anchorage, and the rise of the sea temperature can be observed too, its value is 8.0 °C (46.5 °F). The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, with its value being 9 days, while the rainfall amount starts to rise in June. The tourist season is at its beginning. The rise of the night temperature can be observed, with its value being 8.9 °C (48.0 °F).

    July weather

    The tourist season continues in Anchorage. The rise of the sea temperature can be observed, its value is 12.1 °C (53.7 °F), while the day temperature reaches its maximum, the value of this measure is 18.3 °C (64.9 °F). The number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month. The beginning of the descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed in July. The maximum of the night temperature can be noticed.

    August weather

    There is pending tourist season in Anchorage. The maximum of the sea temperature can be noticed, its value is 13.2 °C (55.8 °F), while the day temperature descent's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 17.2 °C (63.0 °F). The rainfall amount rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 103 mm (4.07 in), and the number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month too, its value is 14 days. The night temperature descent's start could be observed in August.

    September weather

    The sea temperature starts to descent, with its value of 11.8 °C (53.2 °F) in Anchorage, while the descent of the day temperature can be observed. The number of rainy days reaches its maximum, its value is 15 days, and the rainfall amount is on its maximum too. The descent of the night temperature can be observed, its value is 5.7 °C (42.3 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 5 hours.

    October weather

    The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value of 5.3 °C (41.5 °F) in Anchorage, and the descent of the sea temperature can be observed as well, its value is 8.1 °C (46.5 °F). The beginning of the descent of the number of rainy days could be noticed, its value is 12 days, and the rainfall amount starts to descent as well, with its value being 97 mm (3.82 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent, the value of this measure is 4 hours. The night temperature continues to descent, the value of this measure is -1.0 °C (30.2 °F).

    November weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, with its value of -1.6 °C (29.1 °F) in Anchorage, and the sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month as well, the value of this measure is 4.2 °C (39.6 °F). The number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 10 days, and the rainfall amount descents similarly to the previous month too, with its value being 64 mm (2.54 in). The night temperature continues to descent, its value is -7.4 °C (18.7 °F). The maximum of the humidity can be noticed, its value is 77 %.

    December weather

    The descent of the sea temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is -0.5 °C (31.1 °F) in Anchorage, and the day temperature descents similarly to the previous month as well, the value of this measure is -3.3 °C (26.1 °F). The number of rainy days starts to rise, its value is 11 days, and the rainfall amount rise's start could be observed too in December. The number of sun hours (without clouds) is on its minimum, the value of this measure is 2 hours. The descent of the night temperature can be observed, its value is -9.5 °C (14.9 °F).

    FAQs

    Is May part of the wet season in Anchorage?

    No, there is no wet season in Anchorage in May - you can expect 7 days of rain during the month.

    Are there good conditions to visit in Anchorage in June?

    June is the best month to visit Anchorage. There are only 9 days of rain in the whole month, so you can leave your umbrella at home. A relatively low temperature of 17.3 °C (63.1 °F) may be ideal for walking or outdoor activities, but some people may have a different idea of the holiday. The temperature of 8.9 °C (48.0 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.

    What temperature can I expect during the day in Anchorage in July?

    The average daily temperature in July in Anchorage is 18.3 °C (64.9 °F). Nice temperature for walking around the city or on the beach, but you will probably get cold soon when wearing a swimsuit. When walking around all day, people used to cold conditions, pull out their shorts and get rid of their sweaters. On some days, when spending time in the direct sun, sunscreen can be useful, especially for people with more sensitive skin.

    What is the average number of rainy days in Anchorage in August?

    There are 14 days, which are rainy in August in Anchorage, that is, days with precipitation more than 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 3.3 days of the week, or in general - 47 % days.

    What is the air temperature in September in Anchorage at night?

    The average night temperature in Anchorage in September is 5.7 °C (42.3 °F). The nights will be cool, layers of clothes will be needed for evening and morning walks, the hotel should be equipped with heating.