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
The last month of the winter, February, is another freezing cold month in Anchorage, Alaska, with average temperature varying between 14°F (-10°C) and 27.1°F (-2.7°C).

Temperature

The average high-temperature, is 27.1°F (-2.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 14°F (-10°C).

Humidity

In Anchorage, the average relative humidity is 71.4%.

Rainfall

In February, the rain falls for 7.2 days. Throughout February, 0.7" (18.5mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Anchorage, during the entire year, the rain falls for 115.1 days and collects up to 16.7" (423.4mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Anchorage are January through May, September through December.

Ocean temperature

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

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

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine in Anchorage is 4.3h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0.
A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person. People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure.

What is the temperature in February in Anchorage?

In Anchorage, Alaska, in February, the average high-temperature is 27.1°F (-2.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 14°F (-10°C).

What is the average humidity in February in Anchorage?

In February, the average relative humidity in Anchorage is 71.4%.

How many days does it rain in February in Anchorage?

In Anchorage, Alaska, during February, the rain falls for 7.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.7" (18.5mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in February in Anchorage?

In Anchorage, Alaska, in February, during 6.5 snowfall days, 10" (254mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

When is the ocean coldest in Anchorage?

With an average ocean temperature of 35.8°F (2.1°C), February is the month with the coldest seawater in Anchorage, Alaska. For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

What is the water temperature in February in Anchorage?

In February, the average ocean temperature in Anchorage, Alaska, 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.

How many hours of daylight does Anchorage have in February?

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

How long on average sun shines in February in Anchorage?

In Anchorage, Alaska, the average sunshine in February is 4.3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Anchorage?

Months with the lowest UV index in Anchorage, Alaska, are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0.

How high is the UV index in February in Anchorage?

In Anchorage, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 0. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Anchorage, AK
  • Average high temperature in February: 27.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (65.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (22.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 14°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (51.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.4°F).

Average humidity in February - Anchorage, AK
  • Average humidity in February: 71.4%

Months with the highest relative humidity are November and December (77.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (61.6%).

Average rainfall in February - Anchorage, AK
  • Average rainfall in February: 0.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (0.5").

Average rainfall days in February - Anchorage, AK
  • Average rainfall days in February: 7.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (14.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (5.5 days).

Average snowfall in February - Anchorage, AK
  • Average snowfall in February: 10"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (20.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in February - Anchorage, AK
  • Average snowfall days in February: 6.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (10.5 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: 4.3h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.7h).

Average UV index in February - Anchorage, AK
  • Average UV index in February: 0

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 0).

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