August weather forecast and climate
Skagway, AK

August has lovely summer weather in Skagway, Alaska with the average temperatures in the 49°F (9.4°C) to 65°F (18.3°C) zone. The 16-hour days bask in the temperate sun to bring lovely conditions that attract tourists to the port town.
The skies are among the clearest of the year with just 2.2" (55.9mm) of precipitation. The transparent blue waters are picturesque in the background of the clear blue skies.
Dolphins, whales, salmons, and other marine life swim leisurely in the warm summer seawater. Long-sleeved shirts and long pants are suitable for August getaways in Skagway.
Average temperature in August - Skagway, AK
  • Average high temperature in August: 64.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (66.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 48.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.3°F).

Average rainfall in August - Skagway, AK
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (4.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (1.1").

Average rainfall days in August - Skagway, AK
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (18 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are April, May and June (8 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (14.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average daylight in August - Skagway, AK
  • Average daylight in August: 15.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.2h).