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

September 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
September, the first month of the autumn, in Kotzebue, is still a chilly month, with average temperature varying between 46.4°F (8°C) and 37.2°F (2.9°C).

Temperature

In September, the average high-temperature drops, from a moderate 56.7°F (13.7°C) in August, to a chilly 46.4°F (8°C). The average low-temperature, in September, is 37.2°F (2.9°C).

Rainfall

In September, the rain falls for 12.3 days. Throughout September, 1.7" (43.2mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 106.2 rainfall days, and 10.1" (255.3mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

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

Ocean temperature

In Kotzebue, the average seawater temperature is 46.8°F (8.2°C). Swimming in 46.8°F (8.2°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 September, the average length of the day in Kotzebue, Alaska, is 13.1h.

What is the temperature in September in Kotzebue?

The average high-temperature, in September, in Kotzebue, is 46.4°F (8°C), while the average low-temperature is 37.2°F (2.9°C).

How many days does it rain in September in Kotzebue?

In Kotzebue, Alaska, in September, it is raining for 12.3 days, with typically 1.7" (43.2mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Kotzebue?

September is the first month it typically snows. Throughout September, in the average 1.1 snowfall days, it receives 1" (25.4mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in September in Kotzebue?

In Kotzebue, Alaska, in September, the average water temperature is 46.8°F (8.2°C). Swimming in 46.8°F (8.2°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

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

The average length of the day in September in Kotzebue is 13.1h.
Average temperature in September - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average high temperature in September: 46.4°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 September: 37.2°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 September - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average rainfall in September: 1.7"

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 September - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average rainfall days in September: 12.3 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 September - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average snowfall in September: 1"

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 September - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average snowfall days in September: 1.1 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 September - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average sea temperature in September: 46.6°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 September - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average daylight in September: 13.1h

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