August weather forecast and climate
Wrangell, AK

A stunning view of Wrangell within St Elias National Park in Alaska, featuring a landscape of water, fields, and distant snowy mountains
A stunning view of Wrangell within St Elias National Park in Alaska, featuring a landscape of water, fields, and distant snowy mountains

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Wrangell, is also a moderate month, with average temperature varying between 59°F (15°C) and 50°F (10°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still mild 59°F (15°C). The average low-temperature, in Wrangell, is 50°F (10°C).

Humidity

January and August, with an average relative humidity of 86%, are most humid months in Wrangell.

Rainfall

In August, in Wrangell, the rain falls for 17.7 days. Throughout August, 5.55" (141mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Wrangell, during the entire year, the rain falls for 197.9 days and collects up to 53.03" (1347mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Wrangell snow does not fall in June through September.

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 54.7°F (12.6°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Wrangell, Alaska.
Note: Swimming in 54.7°F (12.6°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

The average length of the day in Wrangell is 15h.

Sunshine

In Wrangell, Alaska, the average sunshine is 6.9h.

UV index

July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the highest UV index in Wrangell, Alaska. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 Wrangell?

In Wrangell, in August, the average high-temperature is 59°F (15°C), and the average low-temperature is 50°F (10°C).

What are the most humid months in Wrangell?

January and August, with an average relative humidity of 86%, are most humid months in Wrangell.

What is the average humidity in August in Wrangell?

In Wrangell, Alaska, the average relative humidity in August is 86%.

How much does it rain in Wrangell in August?

In Wrangell, Alaska, in August, it is raining for 17.7 days, with typically 5.55" (141mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Wrangell?

June through September are months without snowfall in Wrangell.

What is the month with the warmest ocean in Wrangell?

The month with the warmest seawater is August, with an average ocean temperature of 54.7°F (12.6°C).

What is the water temperature in August in Wrangell?

In Wrangell, Alaska, the average seawater temperature in August is 54.7°F (12.6°C). Swimming in 54.7°F (12.6°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 Wrangell?

The average length of the day in August in Wrangell is 15h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Wrangell?

In Wrangell, Alaska, the average sunshine in August is 6.9h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Wrangell?

July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the highest UV index in Wrangell, Alaska.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Wrangell?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Wrangell, AK

Average temperature in August - Wrangell, AK
  • Average high temperature in August: 59°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (59.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (32.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 50°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (25.9°F).

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Average pressure in August
Wrangell, AK

Average pressure in August - Wrangell, AK
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (30.05").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (29.8").

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Average wind speed in August
Wrangell, AK

Average wind speed in August - Wrangell, AK
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (3.9mph).

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Average humidity in August
Wrangell, AK

Average humidity in August - Wrangell, AK
  • Average humidity in August: 86%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and August (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (81%).

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Average rainfall in August
Wrangell, AK

Average rainfall in August - Wrangell, AK
  • Average rainfall in August: 5.55"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (6.3").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (2.01").

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Average rainfall days in August
Wrangell, AK

Average rainfall days in August - Wrangell, AK
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (20.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.5 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Wrangell, AK

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

The month with the highest snowfall is March (13.46").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Wrangell, AK

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (10.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Wrangell, AK

Average sea temperature in August - Wrangell, AK
  • Average sea temperature in August: 54.8°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (54.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (41.5°F).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Wrangell, AK
  • Average daylight in August: 15h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6.9h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 7.4h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and November (Average sunshine: 3.4).

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Average sunshine days in August
Wrangell, AK

Average sunshine days in August - Wrangell, AK
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (12.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Wrangell, AK

Average UV index in August - Wrangell, AK
  • Average UV index in August: 4

Months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in August
Wrangell, AK

Average cloud cover in August - Wrangell, AK
  • Average cloud cover in August: 57

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 66).
Months with the least cloud cover are February and May (Cloud cover 54).

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Average visibility in August
Wrangell, AK

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

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, July and August (5mi).

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