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

August weather forecast and climate
Fairbanks, AK

Buildings and trees making the scenic Fairbanks City in Alaska, seen from across the Chena River
Buildings and trees making the scenic Fairbanks City in Alaska, seen from across the Chena River
August has lovely summer days in Fairbanks, Alaska, with the average temperatures in the mild 46°F (7.8°C) to warm 66°F (18.9°C) zone. The 16-hour days have 9 hours of temperate sunshine that keeps tourists rooted in the city. The skies are mostly clear except for scattered showers that register 1.9" (48.3mm) in August.
The river waters are picturesque in the background of the snow-capped mountains. Fishing and boating are a favorite past time for locals and tourists alike. The transition to the fall season occurs by the last week of August. Long-sleeved shirts and pants are suitable during August in Fairbanks.

What is the temperature in August in Fairbanks?

In Fairbanks, Alaska, in August, the average high-temperature is 65.8°F (18.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 46.4°F (8°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Fairbanks?

In August, the average relative humidity in Fairbanks is 70.8%.

How many days does it rain in August in Fairbanks?

In Fairbanks, Alaska, during August, the rain falls for 13.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.9" (47.8mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Fairbanks in August?

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

When it does not snow in Fairbanks?

In Fairbanks snow does not fall in June through August.

How many hours of daylight does Fairbanks have in August?

The average length of the day in August is 16.4h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Fairbanks?

The average sunshine in August is 5.3h.

How high is the UV index in August in Fairbanks?

In Fairbanks, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average high temperature in August: 65.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (72.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 46.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (52.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-16.9°F).

Average humidity in August - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average humidity in August: 70.8%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (74.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (50.2%).

Average rainfall in August - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.2").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are March and April (0.3").

Average rainfall days in August - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (13.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (3.6 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is November (13.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is November (11.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average daylight in August: 16.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 21.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 5.3h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.2h).

Average UV index in August - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average UV index in August: 3

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