Arctic Village, Alaska 

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Climate in Arctic Village, Alaska

Arctic Village, Alaska gets 8 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Arctic Village averages 48 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 152 sunny days per year in Arctic Village. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Arctic Village gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 87 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 69 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is -26
Rain: averages 8 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 48 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Arctic Village is 4.6 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Alaska.

4.6 / 10
July, June and August are the most pleasant months in Arctic Village, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Arctic Village, AlaskaUnited States
  8.3 in.38.1 in.
  47.9 in.27.8 in.
  86.7 days106.2 days
  152 days205 days
  68.7°85.8°
  -26.4°21.7°
  4.67
  1.44.3
  2057 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 Arctic Village with an average high temperature of 68.7°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Alaska. In Arctic Village, there are 0 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Arctic Village are July, June and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Arctic Village with an average of -26.4°. This is one of the coldest places in Alaska.


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


In Arctic Village, there are 275.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Alaska.


In Arctic Village, there are 158.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Alaska.


August is the wettest month in Arctic Village with 1.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 0.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 48% of yearly precipitation and 13% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 8.3 inches in Arctic Village means that it is one of the driest places in Alaska.


July is the rainiest month in Arctic Village with 10.9 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 4.3 rainy days. There are 86.7 rainy days annually in Arctic Village, which is one of the least rainy places in Alaska. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 35% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 16% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 47.9 inches in Arctic Village means that it is less snowy than most places in Alaska. October is the snowiest month in Arctic Village with 9.1 inches of snow, and 9 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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