Anchorage Metro Area, Alaska gets 20 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Anchorage Metro Area averages 84 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 131 sunny days per year in Anchorage Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Anchorage Metro Area gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 109 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 66 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 6
Rain: averages 20 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 84 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Anchorage metro area is 5.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Alaska.
5.3 / 10
July, June and August are the most pleasant months in the Anchorage metro area, while December and January are the least comfortable months.