Anchorage Water Temperature

Anchorage is a city close to Cook Inlet. August is the month with the warmest water temperature at 56.5°F / 13.6°C. The coolest month is March with an avg. water temperature of 32°F / 0°C. March is the sunniest at 0in / 0mm and August the wettest month with 4.5in / 115.2mm. The average air temperature is around 57.7°F / 14.3°C, July is the hottest month in a year. January is the coolest with 16.5°F / -8.6°C average air temperature. mediterranean-influenced subarctic climate would be the climate here. June, July, August, September would be the best time to visit.

Anchorage Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature /
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 56.5°F / 13.6°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: March with 32°F / 0°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: July with 57.7°F / 14.3°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: January with 16.5°F / -8.6°C
Wettest Month: August with 4.5in / 115.2mm
Driest Month: March with 0in / 0mm
Highest Humidity October with 81.9%
Lowest Humidity June with 74.4%
Best Time to Visit: June, July, August, September
Climate Classification mediterranean-influenced subarctic climate

Anchorage water temperature by month

Cook Inlet water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

34.2 33.8 33.4

February

34 33.1 32.2

March

32.4 32.2 31.8

April

34.9 33.1 32

May

43.2 38.5 34.9

June

51.6 47.3 43.2

July

56.5 54.5 52

August

57.4 56.3 55.4

September

55.9 53.8 50.2

October

49.8 46 42.4

November

42.1 39.2 36.9

December

36.9 35.1 34

Cook Inlet water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

1.2 1 0.8

February

1.1 0.6 0.1

March

0.2 0.1 -0.1

April

1.6 0.6 0

May

6.2 3.6 1.6

June

10.9 8.5 6.2

July

13.6 12.5 11.1

August

14.1 13.5 13

September

13.3 12.1 10.1

October

9.9 7.8 5.8

November

5.6 4 2.7

December

2.7 1.7 1.1
The warmest water temperature are in August with around 56.5°F / 13.6°C. The coldest in March with an average water temperature of 32°F / 0°C.

Anchorage weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Feb. 04
Snow
19 °F
8°F
-7 °C
-13°C
1mph (1km/h)
southeast
0in (3mm)
95 %
95%
Feb. 05
Flurries
21 °F
6°F
-6 °C
-14°C
2mph (3km/h)
northeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
91%
Feb. 06
Light snow
28 °F
11°F
-2 °C
-12°C
2mph (3km/h)
east-southeast
0in (3mm)
95 %
88%
Feb. 07
Light snow
22 °F
13°F
-6 °C
-11°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
65 %
88%
Feb. 08
Snow
19 °F
6°F
-7 °C
-15°C
1mph (2km/h)
south
0in (3mm)
95 %
95%
Feb. 09
Light snow
10 °F
-3°F
-12 °C
-20°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
40 %
93%
Feb. 10
Flurries
15 °F
-10°F
-9 °C
-23°C
1mph (2km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
20 %
92%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Feb. 11
Flurries
26 °F
5°F
-3 °C
-15°C
2mph (3km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
94%
Feb. 12
Heavy snow
29 °F
14°F
-1 °C
-10°C
1mph (2km/h)
south-southeast
0in (9mm)
100 %
95%
Feb. 13
Light snow
26 °F
18°F
-3 °C
-8°C
1mph (1km/h)
south-southeast
0in (3mm)
95 %
97%
Feb. 14
Light snow
22 °F
6°F
-6 °C
-15°C
1mph (2km/h)
east-northeast
0in (0mm)
40 %
90%
Feb. 15
Overcast clouds
24 °F
15°F
-4 °C
-9°C
1mph (2km/h)
east
0in (0mm)
0 %
91%
Feb. 16
Overcast clouds
26 °F
12°F
-3 °C
-11°C
1mph (2km/h)
east-northeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
90%
Feb. 17
Flurries
27 °F
17°F
-3 °C
-9°C
1mph (1km/h)
east-southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
90%
Feb. 18
Light snow
23 °F
13°F
-5 °C
-10°C
0mph (1km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
55 %
97%
Feb. 19
Flurries
23 °F
9°F
-5 °C
-13°C
1mph (2km/h)
northeast
0in (0mm)
30 %
91%

Anchorage weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

24.8 16.5 9.3 2.4 2 81.8%

February

28.6 20.1 9.7 1.6 4 80.8%

March

34.2 23.7 15.4 0 0 76.6%

April

44.8 32.9 22.1 0.3 2 76.2%

May

56.5 43 31.6 0.3 0 74.4%

June

63 53.4 42.3 1.4 3 74.4%

July

64.8 57.7 51.1 3.2 9 78.1%

August

64.2 56.3 48 4.5 11 80.3%

September

57.9 48.4 38.5 3.2 16 80.4%

October

46.8 36.3 25.9 2.3 0 81.9%

November

32.7 23.5 15.1 1.4 4 78.9%

December

27.1 18.5 9.7 3.4 10 81.7%

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

-4 -8.6 -12.6 61.6 2 81.8%

February

-1.9 -6.6 -12.4 40.2 4 80.8%

March

1.2 -4.6 -9.2 0 0 76.6%

April

7.1 0.5 -5.5 7 2 76.2%

May

13.6 6.1 -0.2 8.7 0 74.4%

June

17.2 11.9 5.7 35.3 3 74.4%

July

18.2 14.3 10.6 80.5 9 78.1%

August

17.9 13.5 8.9 115.2 11 80.3%

September

14.4 9.1 3.6 80.3 16 80.4%

October

8.2 2.4 -3.4 58.6 0 81.9%

November

0.4 -4.7 -9.4 36.4 4 78.9%

December

-2.7 -7.5 -12.4 86.9 10 81.7%
March is the month with the lowest rain of 0in / 0mm and August with the highest precipitation in a year with 4.5in / 115.2mm. The avg. temperature is around 57.7°F / 14.3°C, July is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 16.5°F / -8.6°C average temperature.

Activities & POI in Anchorage

Type of Activity List
Attraction Alaska Railroad No. 556 - Steam Locomotive, Potter Historic Site, Ceremonial Start of Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, Captain Cook Monument
Caravan Site Hidden Lake Campground, Ship Creek RV Park, Midtown RV/Camper Park
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