August weather forecast
Craig, AK

The magnificent island city of Craig in Alaska, with the surrounding forestry and hilly ranges
The magnificent island city of Craig in Alaska, with the surrounding forestry and hilly ranges

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderate month in Craig, Alaska, with an average temperature varying between 51.1°F (10.6°C) and 59.5°F (15.3°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 59.5°F (15.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 51.1°F (10.6°C), August is the warmest month.

Humidity

January and August, with an average relative humidity of 89%, are the most humid months.

Rainfall

In Craig, during August, the rain falls for 21.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.94" (151mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Craig, Alaska, there are 210.2 rainfall days, and 70.71" (1796mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Craig, snow does not fall in June through September.

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 56.3°F (13.5°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Craig.
Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Craig is 14h and 56min.
On the first day of August in Craig, sunrise is at 5:00 am and sunset at 8:57 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:56 am and sunset at 7:48 pm AKDT.

Sunshine

In Craig, the average sunshine in August is 5.8h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Craig?

The warmest month is August, with an average high-temperature of 59.5°F (15.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 51.1°F (10.6°C).

What is the temperature in August in Craig?

In August, the average high-temperature is 59.5°F (15.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 51.1°F (10.6°C).

What are the most humid months in Craig?

The months with the highest humidity in Craig, Alaska, are January and August, with an average relative humidity of 89%.

What is the average humidity in August in Craig?

In August, the average relative humidity in Craig is 89%.

How many days does it rain in August in Craig?

In August, the rain falls for 21.4 days. Throughout August, 5.94" (151mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Craig?

In Craig, Alaska, snow does not fall in June through September.

What is the month with the warmest ocean in Craig?

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Craig, with an average ocean temperature of 56.3°F (13.5°C).

What is the water temperature in August in Craig?

In Craig, Alaska, the average seawater temperature in August is 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.

How many hours of daylight does Craig have in August?

In Craig, the average day length in August is 14h and 56min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Craig?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:00 am and sunset at 8:57 pm. On the last day of the month, in Craig, Alaska, sunrise is at 5:56 am and sunset at 7:48 pm AKDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Craig have in August?

In Craig, Alaska, the average sunshine duration in August is 5.8h.

When is the highest UV index in Craig?

The months with the highest UV index in Craig, Alaska, are July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 4.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Craig?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Craig is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Craig, AK

Average temperature in August - Craig, AK
  • Average high temperature in August: 59.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (59.5°F).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February and December (38.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 51.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (51.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (31.8°F).

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Average pressure in August
Craig, AK

Average pressure in August - Craig, AK
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (30.06"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (29.76"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Craig, AK

Average wind speed in August - Craig, AK
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (5.6mph).

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Average humidity in August
Craig, AK

Average humidity in August - Craig, AK
  • Average humidity in August: 89%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and August (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (82%).

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Average rainfall in August
Craig, AK

Average rainfall in August - Craig, AK
  • Average rainfall in August: 5.94"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (8.54").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (2.68").

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Average rainfall days in August
Craig, AK

Average rainfall days in August - Craig, AK
  • Average rainfall days in August: 21.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (22.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.8 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Craig, AK

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (23.39").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Craig, AK

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (17.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Craig, AK

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).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Craig, AK

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Craig, AK
  • Average daylight in August: 14h and 56min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17h and 23min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 11min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 5h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Craig, AK

Average sunshine days in August - Craig, AK
  • Average sunshine days in August: 8.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (10.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (4.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Craig, AK

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

The months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in August
Craig, AK

Average cloud cover in August - Craig, AK
  • Average cloud cover in August: 66

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 73).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 60).

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Average visibility in August
Craig, AK

Average visibility in August - Craig, AK
  • Average visibility in August: 4mi

The months with the highest visibility are February and October (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is August (4mi).

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