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

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
August, the last month of the summer, in Wrangell, is another comfortable month, with average temperature fluctuating between 63.5°F (17.5°C) and 49.6°F (9.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still enjoyable 63.5°F (17.5°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 49.6°F (9.8°C).

Rainfall

In Wrangell, in August, during 17 rainfall days, 6" (151.9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Wrangell, during the entire year, the rain falls for 229 days and collects up to 81.5" (2070.2mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through September are months without snowfall.

Ocean temperature

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

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

What is the temperature in August in Wrangell?

In August, in Wrangell, the average high-temperature is 63.5°F (17.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 49.6°F (9.8°C).

How much does it rain in Wrangell in August?

In Wrangell, Alaska, during August, the rain falls for 17 days and regularly aggregates up to 6" (151.9mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Wrangell?

In Wrangell, Alaska, snow does not fall in May through September.

What month is the ocean warmest in Wrangell?

August is the month with the warmest seawater, 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 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 August in Wrangell?

The average length of the day in August is 15h.
Average temperature in August - Wrangell, AK
  • Average high temperature in August: 63.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (64°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 49.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (49.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.7°F).

Average rainfall in August - Wrangell, AK
  • Average rainfall in August: 6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (13.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (3.9").

Average rainfall days in August - Wrangell, AK
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (25 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, June, July and August (17 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (18.4").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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).

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

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