Skagway Temperatures: Averages by Month





The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Skagway, Alaska during each month of the year.

The average high and low temperatures are listed below monthly and annually for Skagway, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.

To find out how often it rises over 50, 60 or 70 °F each month in Skagway, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with cold weather.

The first set of high and low temperatures are averages for 2007 to 2016. Everything else here is based on 1991 to 2020 weather.

10-year temperature averages for Skagway, 2007 to 2016
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
33 24 January 1 -4
34 25 February 1 -4
39 28 March 4 -2
48 35 April 9 1
58 43 May 14 6
62 49 June 17 10
63 52 July 17 11
62 51 August 17 11
57 46 September 14 8
48 39 October 9 4
38 30 November 3 -1
31 23 December -1 -5
48 37 Year 9 3
30-year temperature averages for Skagway, 1991 to 2020
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
31 22 January -1 -5
35 25 February 2 -4
39 28 March 4 -2
49 35 April 10 2
58 43 May 15 6
63 49 June 17 10
65 52 July 18 11
63 51 August 17 11
57 46 September 14 8
48 39 October 9 4
38 30 November 3 -1
34 26 December 1 -4
48 37 Year 9 3

Days of Warm Weather in Skagway

The temperature in Skagway creeps above 69 degrees Fahrenheit for an average of 19 days a year. Typically just two of those days reaches 80 degrees. Skagway's spells of 70-degree weather usually occur from April to September.

Days per month in Skagway of at least 50, 60 or 70 °F
  50 °F
10 °C
60 °F
16 °C
70 °F
21 °C
January 0 0 0
February 0 0 0
March 2 0 0
April 11 2 1
May 27 12 3
June 30 19 5
July 31 25 5
August 31 22 5
September 29 7 1
October 13 0 0
November 1 0 0
December 0 0 0
Year 176 86 19

How Often Skagway Has Cold Temperatures

Freezing temperatures can happen in Skagway anytime from September until May. Skagway typically sees 125 frosty nights a year. The coldest nights drop down to below 0 °F (-18 °C). It normally gets that cold here twice a year.

On an average of 47 days annually the thermometer never rises above freezing. Days that chilly usually show up during November to March.

Days in Skagway with a minimum temperature that drops to 32, 20 and 10 °F or lower
  10 °F
-12 °C
20 °F
-8 °C
32 °F
0 °C
January 5 11 24
February 3 8 22
March 1 6 23
April 0 0 10
May 0 0 0
June 0 0 0
July 0 0 0
August 0 0 0
September 0 0 0
October 0 0 5
November 1 5 18
December 2 9 24
Year 12 38 125
References

Jay Lawrimore, Ron Ray, Scott Applequist, Bryant Korzeniewski, Matthew Menne. 2016. Global Summary of the Month and Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information.

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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