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

August weather forecast and climate
Kotzebue, AK

An aerial panorama of a winter day in Kotzebue Village, Alaska - the sunlit buildings and snow-peaked mountains afar
An aerial panorama of a winter day in Kotzebue Village, Alaska - the sunlit buildings and snow-peaked mountains afar
August, the last month of the summer, in Kotzebue, is another mild month, with average temperature ranging between max 56.7°F (13.7°C) and min 47.5°F (8.6°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still mild 56.7°F (13.7°C). In Kotzebue, in August, the average low-temperature is 47.5°F (8.6°C).

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 14 days and accumulates 2" (50.8mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Kotzebue, Alaska, snow does not fall in June through August.

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 54.1°F (12.3°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater.
Note: Swimming in 54.1°F (12.3°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.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 16.9h.

What is the temperature in August in Kotzebue?

In Kotzebue, in August, the average high-temperature is 56.7°F (13.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 47.5°F (8.6°C).

How much does it rain in Kotzebue in August?

In Kotzebue, Alaska, in August, it is raining for 14 days, with typically 2" (50.8mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Kotzebue?

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 14 days and typically aggregates up to 2" (50.8mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Kotzebue in August?

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

When it does not snow in Kotzebue?

June through August are months without snowfall in Kotzebue.

When is the ocean warmest in Kotzebue?

The month with the warmest seawater is August, with an average ocean temperature of 54.1°F (12.3°C).

What is the water temperature in August in Kotzebue?

In August, the average ocean temperature in Kotzebue, Alaska, is 54.1°F (12.3°C). 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.

What is the average length of the day in August in Kotzebue?

The average length of the day in August in Kotzebue, Alaska, is 16.9h.
Average temperature in August - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average high temperature in August: 56.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (60°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (3°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 47.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (49.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-9.9°F).

Average rainfall in August - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average rainfall in August: 2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (0.3").

Average rainfall days in August - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average rainfall days in August: 14 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is May (5.5 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (7.1").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (8.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average sea temperature in August: 54.2°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (54.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is December (29.4°F).

Average daylight in August - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average daylight in August: 16.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 2.2h).