Anchorage
Alaska, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Anchorage, AK

Wintertime in Anchorage, Alaska, with mountains blanketed in snow
Wintertime in Anchorage, Alaska, with mountains blanketed in snow
February, the last month of the winter, in Anchorage, is also a subzero cold month, with average temperature ranging between min 32°F (0°C) and max 24.8°F (-4°C).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in January - a still freezing cold 24.8°F (-4°C). In Anchorage, the average low-temperature is 32°F (0°C).

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity in Anchorage are January through March, with an average relative humidity of 86%.

Rainfall

In Anchorage, during 7 rainfall days, 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Anchorage, there are 139.9 rainfall days, and 12.6" (320mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall. In Anchorage, in February, snow falls for 11.4 days, with typically accumulated 4.45" (113mm) of snow. In Anchorage, during the entire year, snow falls for 59.3 days, and aggregates up to 23.5" (597mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

February is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average ocean temperature of 35.8°F (2.1°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Anchorage is 9.1h.

Sunshine

In Anchorage, the average sunshine in February is 5.4h.

UV index

February is the month with the lowest UV index in Anchorage, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in February in Anchorage?

The average high-temperature, in February, is 24.8°F (-4°C), while the average low-temperature is 32°F (0°C).

What are the most humid months in Anchorage?

January through March, with an average relative humidity of 86%, are most humid months in Anchorage, Alaska.

What is the average humidity in February in Anchorage?

In February, the average relative humidity in Anchorage, Alaska, is 86%.

How much does it rain in Anchorage in February?

In Anchorage, in February, it is raining for 7 days, with typically 0.71" (18mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Anchorage in February?

In Anchorage, Alaska, in February, snow falls for 11.4 days, with typically accumulated 4.45" (113mm) of snow.

What is the month with the coldest ocean in Anchorage?

The month with the coldest seawater in Anchorage is February, with an average ocean temperature of 35.8°F (2.1°C).

What is the ocean temperature in February in Anchorage?

In Anchorage, in February, the average water temperature is 35.8°F (2.1°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

What is the average length of the day in February in Anchorage?

In Anchorage, the average length of the day in February is 9.1h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Anchorage?

The average sunshine in February is 5.4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Anchorage?

With an average maximum UV index of 1, February is the month with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in February in Anchorage?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Anchorage is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Anchorage, AK
  • Average high temperature in February: 24.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (61.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (20.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 0°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0°F).

Average humidity in February - Anchorage, AK
  • Average humidity in February: 86%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, February and March (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (68%).

Average rainfall in February - Anchorage, AK
  • Average rainfall in February: 0.71"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (1.93").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (0.55").

Average rainfall days in February - Anchorage, AK
  • Average rainfall days in February: 7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (7 days).

Average snowfall in February - Anchorage, AK
  • Average snowfall in February: 4.45"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (5.51").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in February - Anchorage, AK
  • Average snowfall days in February: 11.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (11.6 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Anchorage, AK
  • Average sea temperature in February: 35.8°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (53.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (35.8°F).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Anchorage, AK
  • Average daylight in February: 9.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.6h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 5.4h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 11.7h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

Average UV index in February - Anchorage, AK
  • Average UV index in February: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
The month with the lowest UV index is February (UV index 1).