Anchorage - Recent August Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the August weather in Anchorage, Alaska was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives August data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many really hot days occurred each August. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Anchorage had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at the Ted Stevens International Airport near downtown Anchorage.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

August temperature averages by year in Anchorage
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
64 53 2018 18 12
63 52 2017 17 11
67 54 2016 19 12
67 51 2015 20 10
65 53 2014 18 11
64 53 2013 18 12
63 50 2012 17 10
61 50 2011 16 10
63 51 2010 17 10
Number of days in August when the temperature in Anchorage rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2018 3 0
2017 3 0
2016 8 0
2015 11 0
2014 1 0
2013 4 0
2012 1 0
2011 0 0
2010 0 0

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Anchorage during August in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total rainfall for August in Anchorage
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
18 2018 3.7 93
20 2017 4.1 104
19 2016 5.5 138
6 2015 1.0 25
17 2014 2.5 64
20 2013 5.0 128
16 2012 1.8 46
24 2011 3.9 100
17 2010 3.0 77
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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