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Anchorage, AK Weather


Anchorage, AK climate is cool during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 50's and extremely cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 10's.

The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 65.10 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average minimum temperature of 7.10 degrees Fahrenheit.

Temperature variations between night and day tend to be fairly limited during summer with a difference that can reach 13 degrees Fahrenheit, and fairly limited during winter with an average difference of 15 degrees Fahrenheit.

The annual average precipitation at Anchorage is 15.29 Inches. Rainfall in is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year. The wettest month of the year is September with an average rainfall of 2.70 Inches.

Weather Data

Normal Climate

Normal Temperatures

(ELMENDORF AFB Weather station, 4.00 miles from Anchorage)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Max °F 20.8 24.6 32.8 43.6 54.8 62.0 65.1 63.5 54.8 39.4 26.5 22.3 42.5
Mean °F 14.0 16.9 24.6 36.1 47.0 54.8 58.7 56.7 48.2 33.5 20.4 15.9 35.6
Min °F 7.1 9.1 16.4 28.5 39.1 47.6 52.3 49.9 41.6 27.6 14.2 9.5 28.6

Normal Precipitation

(ELMENDORF AFB Weather station, 4.00 miles from Anchorage)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Inch 0.70 0.76 0.60 0.42 0.60 1.05 1.80 2.59 2.70 1.96 1.01 1.10 15.29