August weather forecast and climate
Valdez, AK

Lake water and grown-in surface vegetation in Valdez Province, Alaska
Lake water and grown-in surface vegetation in Valdez Province, Alaska

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Valdez, is also a fresh month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 41.5°F (5.3°C) and an average high of 50.5°F (10.3°C).

Temperature

In Valdez, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still cool 50.5°F (10.3°C). The average low-temperature, in Valdez, is 41.5°F (5.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Valdez is 85%.

Rainfall

In Valdez, during August, the rain falls for 18.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.09" (104mm) of precipitation. In Valdez, during the entire year, the rain falls for 167.5 days and collects up to 56.73" (1441mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

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

Ocean temperature

In Valdez, in August, the average water temperature is 55.8°F (13.2°C).
Note: Swimming in 55.8°F (13.2°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Valdez is 15.7h.

Sunshine

In Valdez, the average sunshine is 8.1h.

UV index

In Valdez, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Valdez?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Valdez, is 50.5°F (10.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 41.5°F (5.3°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Valdez?

In Valdez, Alaska, the average relative humidity in August is 85%.

How many days does it rain in August in Valdez?

In Valdez, Alaska, in August, it is raining for 18.7 days, with typically 4.09" (104mm) of accumulated precipitation.

Does it snow in Valdez in August?

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

When it does not snow in Valdez?

In Valdez snow does not fall in June through August.

How cold is the water in August in Valdez?

In Valdez, in August, the average water temperature is 55.8°F (13.2°C). Swimming in 55.8°F (13.2°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.

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

The average length of the day in August is 15.7h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Valdez?

In Valdez, Alaska, the average sunshine in August is 8.1h.

How high is the UV index in August in Valdez?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Valdez is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Valdez, AK

Average temperature in August - Valdez, AK
  • Average high temperature in August: 50.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (53.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 41.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (43.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (10°F).

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Average pressure in August
Valdez, AK

Average pressure in August - Valdez, AK
  • Average pressure in August: 29.89"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.98").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (29.69").

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Average wind speed in August
Valdez, AK

Average wind speed in August - Valdez, AK
  • Average wind speed in August: 3.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (3.7mph).

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Average humidity in August
Valdez, AK

Average humidity in August - Valdez, AK
  • Average humidity in August: 85%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and April (88%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are May, June, July and November (83%).

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Average rainfall in August
Valdez, AK

Average rainfall in August - Valdez, AK
  • Average rainfall in August: 4.09"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (7.44").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in August
Valdez, AK

Average rainfall days in August - Valdez, AK
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (18.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.2 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Valdez, AK

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (26.73").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Valdez, AK

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (17.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Valdez, AK

Average sea temperature in August - Valdez, AK
  • Average sea temperature in August: 55.6°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is July (56.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (38.9°F).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Valdez, AK

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Valdez, AK
  • Average daylight in August: 15.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8.1h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.8h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Valdez, AK

Average sunshine days in August - Valdez, AK
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11.1 days

Months with the most sunshine days are January and May (12.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (9.7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Valdez, AK

Average UV index in August - Valdez, AK
  • Average UV index in August: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 3).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in August
Valdez, AK

Average cloud cover in August - Valdez, AK
  • Average cloud cover in August: 54

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 58).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 50).

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Average visibility in August
Valdez, AK

Average visibility in August - Valdez, AK
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

The month with the highest visibility is June (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and April (4mi).

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