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Weather in January

January, like December, is another arctic cold winter month in Galena, Alaska, with an average temperature varying between -0.8°F (-18.2°C) and -10.5°F (-23.6°C). The coldest period tends to be January, when average temperatures fluctuate between a high of -0.8°F (-18.2°C) and a low of -10.5°F (-23.6°C). Weather in January »

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter in Galena, is a frigid cold month, with an average temperature varying between 8.4°F (-13.1°C) and -5.1°F (-20.6°C). An escalation in the average high-temperature is seen with the onset of February, moving from an arctic cold -0.8°F (-18.2°C) in January to a frigid cold 8.4°F (-13.1°C). Weather in February »

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Galena, is a subzero cold month, with an average temperature ranging between min -0.4°F (-18°C) and max 15.1°F (-9.4°C). The start of March brings a subtle rise in the average high-temperature, moving from a frigid cold 8.4°F (-13.1°C) in February to a freezing cold 15.1°F (-9.4°C). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April, like March, is another subzero cold spring month in Galena, Alaska, with temperature in the range of an average high of 31.1°F (-0.5°C) and an average low of 18°F (-7.8°C). The arrival of April brings a distinct temperature shift, with the average high-temperature escalating from 15.1°F (-9.4°C) in March to a still freezing cold 31.1°F (-0.5°C). Weather in April »

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Galena, is a fresh month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 53.2°F (11.8°C) and 35.8°F (2.1°C). With the onset of May, Galena experiences a distinct temperature rise, with the average high-temperature advancing from April's subzero cold 31.1°F (-0.5°C) to a fresh 53.2°F (11.8°C). Weather in May »

Weather in June

June, the first month of the summer in Galena, is a comfortable month, with an average temperature ranging between min 46.4°F (8°C) and max 66.4°F (19.1°C). The rise of average high-temperatures is seen in June, with an increase from a fresh 53.2°F (11.8°C) in May to a comfortable 66.4°F (19.1°C). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July, like June, in Galena, Alaska, is another refreshing summer month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 49.5°F (9.7°C) and an average high of 67.3°F (19.6°C). July, recognised by an average high temperature of 67.3°F (19.6°C) and a low of 49.5°F (9.7°C), is Galena's warmest month. Weather in July »

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderate month in Galena, Alaska, with an average temperature ranging between max 60.4°F (15.8°C) and min 45°F (7.2°C). The beginning of August subtly marks a decrease in the average high-temperature, transitioning from a comfortable 67.3°F (19.6°C) in July to a mild 60.4°F (15.8°C). Weather in August »

Weather in September

September, the first month of the autumn in Galena, is also a frosty month, with an average temperature ranging between max 48.7°F (9.3°C) and min 35.6°F (2°C). Setting in of September comes with a decrease in the average high-temperature, moving from a moderate 60.4°F (15.8°C) in August to a frosty 48.7°F (9.3°C). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is a wintry autumn month in Galena, Alaska, with temperature in the range of an average low of 24.4°F (-4.2°C) and an average high of 32.5°F (0.3°C). In October, the average high-temperature decreases considerably from a chilly 48.7°F (9.3°C) in September to an icy 32.5°F (0.3°C). Weather in October »

Weather in November

November, the last month of the autumn in Galena, is another extremely cold month, with an average temperature ranging between min 2.3°F (-16.5°C) and max 10.6°F (-11.9°C). Galena sees a considerable decrease in average high-temperatures during November, falling from an icy 32.5°F (0.3°C) in October to an extremely cold 10.6°F (-11.9°C). Weather in November »

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Galena, is also an arctic cold month, with temperature in the range of an average low of -5.4°F (-20.8°C) and an average high of 3.9°F (-15.6°C). December sees a slight reduction in average high-temperature, with a shift from an extreme cold 10.6°F (-11.9°C) in November to a polar cold 3.9°F (-15.6°C). Weather in December »
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Frequently asked questions

What month is the coldest in Galena?

January, having an average high-temperature of -0.8°F (-18.2°C) and an average low-temperature of -10.5°F (-23.6°C), is the coldest month.

What is the most humid month in Galena?

January through March, with an average relative humidity of 96%, are most humid months.

What is the driest month in Galena?

The month with the least rainfall in Galena, Alaska, is January, when the rain falls for 2.3 days and typically collects 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Galena?

Throughout the year, in Galena, Alaska, there are 116.7 rainfall days, and 14.8" (376mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it snow in Galena?

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December.

How much does it snow in Galena?

Throughout the year, in Galena, there are 115.2 snowfall days, and 43.07" (1094mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Galena?

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index.

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Galena?

On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from AKST to AKDT. Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am, and the time zone reverts from AKDT to AKST.

What month has the most sunshine in Galena?

With an average of 8.1h of sunshine, May has the most sunshine of the year in Galena.

When is the highest UV index in Galena?

The months with the highest UV index are May through July, with an average maximum UV index of 4.

What is the least humid month in Galena?

With an average relative humidity of 59%, June is the least humid month in Galena.

When it does not snow in Galena?

June through August are months without snowfall in Galena, Alaska.

When are the longest days in Galena?

The month with the longest days in Galena, Alaska, is June, with an average of 21h and 24min of daylight.

What are the warmest months in Galena?

July, having an average high-temperature of 67.3°F (19.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 49.5°F (9.7°C), is the warmest month in Galena.

What is the wettest month in Galena?

The month with the most rainfall is August, when the rain falls for 19 days and typically aggregates up to 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation.

What is the snowiest month in Galena?

The month with the most snowfall is December, when snow falls for 17.5 days and typically aggregates up to 8.62" (219mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Galena?

December has the shortest days of the year in Galena, with an average of 4h and 0min of daylight.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Galena?

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 2.3h of sunshine.

Average temperature
Galena, AK

Average temperature - Galena, AK

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (67.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-0.8°F).

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (49.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-10.5°F).

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Average pressure
Galena, AK

Average pressure - Galena, AK

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (29.93"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are September and October (29.76"Hg).

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Average wind speed
Galena, AK

Average wind speed - Galena, AK

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is September (5.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (4.6mph).

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Average humidity
Galena, AK

Average humidity - Galena, AK

The months with the highest relative humidity are January, February and March (96%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (59%).

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Average rainfall
Galena, AK

Average rainfall - Galena, AK

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.05").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.59").

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Average rainfall days
Galena, AK

Average rainfall days - Galena, AK

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (19 days).
The months with the least rainy days are January and February (2.3 days).

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Average snowfall
Galena, AK

Average snowfall - Galena, AK

The month with the highest snowfall is December (8.62").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days
Galena, AK

Average snowfall days - Galena, AK

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (20.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June and July (0 days).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Galena, AK

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Galena, AK

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 21h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4h and 0min).

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 8h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days
Galena, AK

Average sunshine days - Galena, AK

The month with the most sunshine days is January (18 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (6.5 days).

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Average UV index
Galena, AK

Average UV index - Galena, AK

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

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Average visibility
Galena, AK

Average visibility - Galena, AK

The months with the highest visibility are June and July (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April and December (2mi).

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