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

August weather forecast and climate
Deadhorse, AK

The last month of the summer, August, is another cool month in Deadhorse, Alaska, with average temperature fluctuating between 50°F (10°C) and 35.8°F (2.1°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still fresh 50°F (10°C). In August, in Deadhorse, the average low-temperature is 35.8°F (2.1°C).

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 11 days and typically aggregates up to 0.9" (24.1mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through June, August through December. August is the first month it typically snows. Throughout August, Deadhorse receives 0.1" (3mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Deadhorse, 23.7" (602.8mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

August and September, with an average ocean temperature of 35.6°F (2°C), are months with the warmest seawater in Deadhorse.
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

In Deadhorse, the average length of the day in August is 18.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Deadhorse, Alaska, is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 2 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 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in August in Deadhorse?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Deadhorse, is 50°F (10°C), while the average low-temperature is 35.8°F (2.1°C).

How much does it rain in Deadhorse in August?

In Deadhorse, Alaska, in August, it is raining for 11 days, with typically 0.9" (24.1mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Deadhorse?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Deadhorse. Rain falls for 11 days and accumulates 0.9" (24.1mm) of precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Deadhorse?

August is the first month it typically snows. Throughout August, Deadhorse receives 0.1" (3mm) of snow.

What are the months with the warmest ocean in Deadhorse?

August and September, with an average ocean temperature of 35.6°F (2°C), are months with the warmest seawater in Deadhorse.

What is the ocean temperature in August in Deadhorse?

In Deadhorse, Alaska, in August, the average water temperature is 35.6°F (2°C). 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 average length of the day in August in Deadhorse?

In Deadhorse, the average length of the day in August is 18.2h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Deadhorse?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Deadhorse?

In Deadhorse, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average high temperature in August: 50°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (54°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-13°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 35.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (38.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-23.6°F).

Average rainfall in August - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average rainfall in August: 1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are February, March, April, May and November (0.1").

Average rainfall days in August - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (11 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, March, April and May (4 days).

Average snowfall in August - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average snowfall in August: 0.1"

The month with the highest snowfall is October (8.1").
The month with the lowest snowfall is July (0").

Average sea temperature in August - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average sea temperature in August: 36°F

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (36°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April, May, November and December (28°F).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average daylight in August: 18.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 0h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 0).

Average UV index in August - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average UV index in August: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, October, November and December (UV index 0).