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

August weather forecast and climate
Craig, AK

A stunning aerial panorama of the magnificent island city of Craig in Alaska, with the surrounding forestry and hilly ranges
A stunning aerial panorama of the magnificent island city of Craig in Alaska, with the surrounding forestry and hilly ranges
The last month of the summer, August, is also an enjoyable month in Craig, Alaska, with average temperature varying between 51.4°F (10.8°C) and 63.5°F (17.5°C).

Temperature

August is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 63.5°F (17.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 51.4°F (10.8°C).

Rainfall

In August, in Craig, the rain falls for 18 days. Throughout August, 6" (152.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Craig, during the entire year, the rain falls for 233 days and collects up to 97" (2464.4mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Throughout the year, in Craig, 22.5" (571.5mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 56.3°F (13.5°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater. Swimming in 56.3°F (13.5°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Craig is 14.9h.

Sunshine

In Craig, the average sunshine in August is 5h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 5 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 warmest month in Craig?

The warmest month is August, with an average high-temperature of 63.5°F (17.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 51.4°F (10.8°C).

What is the temperature in August in Craig?

In Craig, Alaska, in August, the average high-temperature is 63.5°F (17.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 51.4°F (10.8°C).

How much does it rain in Craig in August?

In August, in Craig, the rain falls for 18 days. Throughout August, 6" (152.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What month is the ocean warmest in Craig?

The month with the warmest seawater is August, with an average ocean temperature of 56.3°F (13.5°C). Swimming in 56.3°F (13.5°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the ocean temperature in August in Craig?

In Craig, the average seawater temperature in August is 56.3°F (13.5°C). Swimming in 56.3°F (13.5°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Craig have in August?

In Craig, Alaska, the average length of the day in August is 14.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Craig have in August?

In Craig, the average sunshine in August is 5h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Craig?

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index in Craig, Alaska.

What is the UV index reading in August in Craig?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Craig is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Craig, AK
  • Average high temperature in August: 63.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (63.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 51.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (51.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (29.6°F).

Average rainfall in August - Craig, AK
  • Average rainfall in August: 6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (13.1").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (3.1").

Average rainfall days in August - Craig, AK
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (23 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (15 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.3").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average sea temperature in August - Craig, AK
  • Average sea temperature in August: 56.3°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (56.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (42.8°F).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Craig, AK
  • Average daylight in August: 14.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.2h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 5h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h).

Average UV index in August - Craig, AK
  • Average UV index in August: 5

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