Skagway, Alaska 

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Weather in Skagway, Alaska

The most pleasant months of the year for Skagway are July, August and June. In Skagway, there are 0 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Skagway with an average high temperature of 64.5°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Alaska. December is the snowiest month in Skagway with 64.6 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall. Days with noticeable humidity are rare throughout the year.


Today's Weather - Skagway, AK

1 AM PST

Scattered Snow Showers

12°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightScattered Snow Showers12° / 25°NE 0 mph
Monday NightLight Snow24° / 33°SW 15 to 25 mph
Tuesday NightLight Snow Likely26° / 31°SW 10 mph
Wednesday NightChance Snow Showers then Mostly Cloudy13° / 18°NE 15 to 25 mph
Thursday NightSnow Showers Likely18° / 36°S 15 to 25 mph
Friday NightLight Snow Likely27° / 28°SW 0 to 25 mph
Saturday NightChance Light Snow22° / 29°W 0 to 15 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 65 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19
Rain: averages 41 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 262 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Skagway area is 8 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Alaska.

8 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. 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.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January29° 19°
February33° 22°
March38° 27°
April48° 34°
May57° 41°
June63° 48°
July65° 51°
August63° 50°
September56° 45°
October47° 37°
November35° 27°
December31° 23°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Skagway
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January0271414
February0241111
March0221310
April011113
May0190
June0090
July00120
August00140
September00180
October06204
November0211613
December0261516

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.


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