Anchorage, Alaska 

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Climate in Anchorage, Alaska

Anchorage, Alaska gets 22 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 39 inches of rain per year.

Anchorage averages 113 inches of snow per year. The US average is 26 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 126 sunny days per year in Anchorage. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Summer High: the July high is around 67 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 10

Sperling's Comfort Index for Anchorage is a 44 out of 100
A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


YOU SHOULD KNOW

Anchorage gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 122 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.

CLIMATE

  CLIMATEAnchorage, AlaskaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)21.739.2
  Snowfall (in.)112.525.8
  Precipitation Days122.0102.0
  Sunny Days126205
  Avg. July High66.786.1
  Avg. Jan. Low9.922.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)4454
  UV Index1.44.3
  Elevation ft.1022443
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