Anchor Point, Alaska 

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Climate in Anchor Point, Alaska

Anchor Point, Alaska gets 25 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Anchor Point averages 75 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 133 sunny days per year in Anchor Point. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Anchor Point gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 149 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 62 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 25 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 75 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Anchor Point is 5.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Alaska.

5.3 / 10
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Anchor Point, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Anchor Point, AlaskaUnited States
  25.2 in.38.1 in.
  74.7 in.27.8 in.
  149.3 days106.2 days
  133 days205 days
  61.7°85.8°
  17.8°21.7°
  5.37
  1.44.3
  148 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for Anchor Point with an average high temperature of 61.7°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Alaska. In Anchor Point, there are 0 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Anchor Point are July, August and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Anchor Point with an average of 17.8°. This is warmer than most places in Alaska.


In Anchor Point, there are 0.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Alaska.


In Anchor Point, there are 183.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Alaska.


In Anchor Point, there are 7.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Alaska.


September is the wettest month in Anchor Point with 3.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is May with 0.9 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 37% of yearly precipitation and 13% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 25.2 inches in Anchor Point means that it is wetter than most places in Alaska.


September is the rainiest month in Anchor Point with 16.7 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 9.2 rainy days. There are 149.3 rainy days annually in Anchor Point, which is rainier than most places in Alaska. The rainiest season is Winter when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 74.7 inches in Anchor Point means that it is snowier than most places in Alaska. December is the snowiest month in Anchor Point with 17.6 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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