Anchorage, Alaska gets 17 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Anchorage averages 79 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 126 sunny days per year in Anchorage. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Anchorage gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 112 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 67 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 9
Rain: averages 17 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 79 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Anchorage is 5.5 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Alaska.
8.3 / 2.8
Summer / Winter
July, June and August are the most pleasant months in Anchorage, while December and January are the least comfortable months.