August weather forecast and climate
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a frosty month in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, with average temperature ranging between min 38.5°F (3.6°C) and max 46.9°F (8.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a frosty 46.9°F (8.3°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 38.5°F (3.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Prudhoe Bay is 83%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Prudhoe Bay is August when the rain falls for 11.8 days and typically aggregates up to 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through June, August through December are months with snowfall. August is the first month it typically snows. Throughout August, in the average 2.1 snowfall days, it receives 0.39" (10mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 122.8 snowfall days, and 10.24" (260mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The month with the most sunshine is August, with an average of 6.6h of sunshine.

UV index

February through April, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 transform into the following instructions:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Prudhoe Bay?

In Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, in August, the average high-temperature is 46.9°F (8.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 38.5°F (3.6°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Prudhoe Bay?

The average relative humidity in August in Prudhoe Bay is 83%.

How much does it rain in Prudhoe Bay in August?

In Prudhoe Bay, in August, during 11.8 rainfall days, 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Prudhoe Bay?

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 11.8 days and typically aggregates up to 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Prudhoe Bay?

August is the first month it typically snows. Throughout August, in the average 2.1 snowfall days, it receives 0.39" (10mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Prudhoe Bay have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, is 18.2h.

What month has the most sunshine in Prudhoe Bay?

With an average of 6.6h of sunshine, August has the most sunshine of the year in Prudhoe Bay.

How long on average sun shines in August in Prudhoe Bay?

In Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, the average sunshine in August is 6.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Prudhoe Bay?

February through April, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Prudhoe Bay.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Prudhoe Bay?

In Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 1. 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
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average temperature in August - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average high temperature in August: 46.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (51.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-7.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 38.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (40.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-16.6°F).

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Average pressure in August
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average pressure in August - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average pressure in August: 29.87"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.07").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.84").

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Average wind speed in August
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average wind speed in August - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average wind speed in August: 10.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (11.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (9.8mph).

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Average humidity in August
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average humidity in August - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average humidity in August: 83%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, February, March and December (93%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (76%).

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Average rainfall in August
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average rainfall in August - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.83"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (0.83").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, April and December (0.16").

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Average rainfall days in August
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average rainfall days in August - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (11.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (0.7 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average snowfall in August - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average snowfall in August: 0.39"

The month with the highest snowfall is November (1.81").
The month with the least snowfall is July (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average snowfall days in August - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average snowfall days in August: 2.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is November (17.5 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0.2 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Prudhoe Bay, AK

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

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

  • Average sunshine in August: 6.6h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0.4h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average sunshine days in August - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (21 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (14 days).

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Average UV index in August
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average UV index in August - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average UV index in August: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 3).
Months with the lowest UV index are February, March, April, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in August
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average cloud cover in August - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average cloud cover in August: 68

Months with the most cloud cover are November and December (Cloud cover 76).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 45).

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Average visibility in August
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average visibility in August - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are June, July, August, September and October (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, March and December (4mi).

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