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

August weather forecast and climate
Bethel, AK

The last month of the summer, August, is another mild month in Bethel, Alaska, with average temperature fluctuating between 59.7°F (15.4°C) and 47.5°F (8.6°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a moderate 59.7°F (15.4°C). The average low-temperature, in Bethel, is 47.5°F (8.6°C).

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 18.3 days and typically aggregates up to 3" (76.7mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Bethel, it doesn't snow. In September, it regularly snows. In Bethel, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 44.5" (1130.2mm).

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 15.6h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

In Bethel, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 4 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in August in Bethel?

In August, in Bethel, the average high-temperature is 59.7°F (15.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 47.5°F (8.6°C).

How much does it rain in Bethel in August?

In Bethel, Alaska, during August, the rain falls for 18.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 3" (76.7mm) of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Bethel?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Bethel, Alaska. Rain falls for 18.3 days and accumulates 3" (76.7mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Bethel in August?

In Bethel, Alaska, in August, it doesn't snow. In September, it regularly snows.

How many hours of daylight does Bethel have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Bethel is 15.6h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Bethel?

In August, the average sunshine in Bethel, Alaska, is 6h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Bethel?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Bethel is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Bethel, AK
  • Average high temperature in August: 59.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (63.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 47.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (48.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (0.7°F).

Average rainfall in August - Bethel, AK
  • Average rainfall in August: 3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (0.5").

Average rainfall days in August - Bethel, AK
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (18.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (5.8 days).

Average snowfall in August - Bethel, AK
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (9.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Bethel, AK
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is November (9.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Bethel, AK
  • Average daylight in August: 15.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in August - Bethel, AK
  • Average UV index in August: 4

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).