Metlakatla, AK has a temperate maritime climate, with mild winters and relatively cool summers. The average annual temperature in the area is around 50 degrees Fahrenheit (10 degrees Celsius). As a result of its coastal location, the area receives significant amounts of precipitation year-round, with an average of over 100 inches (254 cm) annually. Snowfall is usually light, but winter days can be windy and cold. This climate makes Metlakatla a great spot for outdoor activities such as fishing, hiking and wildlife viewing.
Metlakatla, Alaska gets 132 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Metlakatla averages 30 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 98 sunny days per year in Metlakatla. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Metlakatla gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 233 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 65 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 31
Rain: averages 132 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 30 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Metlakatla is 5.6 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Alaska.
7.8 / 3.7
Summer / Winter
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Metlakatla, while January and December are the least comfortable months.