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Alaska, Alaska, gets 48 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 76 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 98.

On average, there are 121 sunny days per year in Alaska, Alaska. The July high is around 64 degrees. The January low is 11. Sperling's comfort index for Alaska is a 24 out of 100, where a higher score indicates a more comfortable year-around 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.

  CLIMATEAlaska, AlaskaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  48.325239.2
  Snowfall (in.)  75.821125.8
  Precipitation Days  97.7621102
  Sunny Days  121205
  Avg. July High  63.724186.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  11.020722.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  2454
  UV Index  1.44.3
  Elevation ft.  1,6681,443

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Recreation in Alaska - 3/4/2015
I have lived in Alaska for forty years, and have found many exciting places to see and things to do. I prefer outdoor activities. If you like to hunt, camp, fish and... (Read More)

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Like another country - 10/28/2014
Living in Alaska is like living in another country; one that is behind the times by more than 20 years, at least. The roads are bad; the government and police corrupt;... (Read More)

Alaska Wonderful Place to Live if You Can Handle W - 3/2/2013
I have lived in the Anchorage area for almost 30 years and can honestly say that it has a lot to offer, and for quality of life, is hard to beat. Low population, low... (Read More)

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