Climate for Alaska
(United States)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures


All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 17 measuring stations in Alaska.
Weather stations at an altitude above 710m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.


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Alaska is one of the coldest regions in the United States with an average daily high temperature of only 6 degrees centigrade. The climate in the United States is not really suitable for petted US Westcoasters or Central Europeans. It is mostly cold and in winter months the mercury column won't reach anything above freezing point. In the cold season even the maximum temperatures are well below zero. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from May to September. Nearly unattractive for tourists are the cold months from October to March.

Overview: Climate in the United States
Duration of daylight and sunshine in the United States


hours of sunshine per day
Sunshine hours per day in the United States
rainy days per month
Rainy days per month in the United States
Precipitation in mm/day
Precipitation in the United States
Relative humidity in %
Relative humidity in the United States
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Absolute humidity in the United States

The most important cities in the region of Alaska

Alaska is a part of the United States and has an east-west extension of about 1660 km. From north to south it is approximately 1060 km. The biggest cities are Anchorage and Fairbanks. The local time is now Sunday, 3:13 am.

CityPopulationGeo-Position 
Anchorage291,82661°13'5"N149°54'1"W
Fairbanks31,53564°50'16"N147°42'59"W
Juneau31,27558°18'7"N134°25'11"W
Eagle River24,79361°19'17"N149°34'4"W
Badger19,48264°47'60"N147°31'60"W
Knik-Fairview14,92361°30'45"N149°36'0"W
College12,96464°51'25"N147°48'10"W
Sitka8,88157°3'11"N135°19'51"W
Lakes8,36461°36'26"N149°18'31"W
Tanaina8,19761°37'37"N149°25'41"W
Ketchikan8,05055°20'32"N131°38'52"W
Kalifornsky7,85060°25'6"N151°17'24"W
Wasilla7,83161°34'53"N149°26'22"W
Meadow Lakes7,57061°37'29"N149°36'4"W
Kenai7,10060°33'16"N151°15'30"W
Elmendorf Air Force Base6,62161°15'25"N149°37'53"W
Kodiak6,13057°47'24"N152°24'26"W
Bethel6,08060°47'32"N161°45'21"W
Palmer5,93761°35'59"N149°6'46"W
Sterling5,61760°32'14"N150°45'53"W
Gateway5,55261°34'22"N149°14'27"W
Homer5,00359°38'33"N151°32'58"W