July weather forecast
Anchorage, AK

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Weather in July

July in Anchorage can be classified as a peak summer month, boasting the highest average temperature of 61.9°F (16.6°C). Residents make the most of the extended daylight hours and generous sunshine as they dive into various outdoor pursuits. Showers become a regular occurrence but fail to dampen the spirits of the inhabitants. Following the rhythm of the summer, the sea too warms up, encouraging a multitude of sea activities. Despite occasional high winds, July remains a rather pleasant month overall.

Temperature

In Anchorage, Alaska, the peak average temperatures are observed in July, with a high of 61.9°F (16.6°C) and a low of 51.3°F (10.7°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in July in Anchorage is 75%.

Rainfall

In Anchorage, in July, during 14.6 rainfall days, 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Anchorage, there are 139.9 rainfall days, and 12.6" (320mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Anchorage, snow does not fall in June through August.

Ocean temperature

In Anchorage, the average seawater temperature in July is 52.3°F (11.3°C).
Note: With the appropriate swimsuit, one can swim in 52.3°F (11.3°C) even if temperatures dip below 50°F (10°C); otherwise, be ready for cold shock and breath issues. A fleeting swim around 55.4°F (13°C) is distressing.

Daylight

In July, the average length of the day in Anchorage is 18h and 18min.
On the first day of July, sunrise is at 4:28 am and sunset at 11:38 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:32 am and sunset at 10:39 pm AKDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in July is 11.1h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are June and July, with an average maximum UV index of 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In July, a daily UV index of 4 turns into the following recommendations:
Make use of precautions - Shielding skin and eyes from injury is a requirement. It's crucial to reduce time in the direct Sun around mid-day due to the intense solar radiation. Boost your sun resistance with garments that are densely woven yet spacious.
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Frequently asked questions

What month is the hottest in Anchorage?

Anchorage's temperatures tend to reach their peak averages in July, with a high of 61.9°F (16.6°C) and a low of 51.3°F (10.7°C).

What are July temperatures in Anchorage?

The high-temperature, in July, in Anchorage, records 61.9°F (16.6°C), while the low-temperature is 51.3°F (10.7°C).

What is the average humidity in July in Anchorage?

In July, the average relative humidity in Anchorage is 75%.

How many days does it rain in July in Anchorage?

In Anchorage, during July, the rain falls for 14.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Anchorage?

In Anchorage, snow does not fall in June through August.

How cold is the water in July in Anchorage?

In July, the average ocean temperature in Anchorage is 52.3°F (11.3°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Anchorage have in July?

In July, the average day length is 18h and 18min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in July in Anchorage?

On the first day of July, sunrise is at 4:28 am and sunset at 11:38 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:32 am and sunset at 10:39 pm AKDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Anchorage have in July?

In July, the average sunshine duration is 11.1h.

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

The months with the highest UV index in Anchorage, Alaska, are June and July, with an average maximum UV index of 4.

How high is the UV index in July in Anchorage?

In Anchorage, the average daily maximum UV index in July is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in July
Anchorage, AK

Average temperature in July - Anchorage, AK
  • Average high temperature in July: 61.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (61.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (20.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in July: 51.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (51.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.1°F).

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Average pressure in July
Anchorage, AK

Average pressure in July - Anchorage, AK
  • Average pressure in July: 29.96"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.96"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are November and December (29.67"Hg).

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Average wind speed in July
Anchorage, AK

Average wind speed in July - Anchorage, AK
  • Average wind speed in July: 4.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (6.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in July
Anchorage, AK

Average humidity in July - Anchorage, AK
  • Average humidity in July: 75%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January, February and March (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (68%).

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Average rainfall in July
Anchorage, AK

Average rainfall in July - Anchorage, AK
  • Average rainfall in July: 1.22"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (1.93").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in July
Anchorage, AK

Average rainfall days in July - Anchorage, AK
  • Average rainfall days in July: 14.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7 days).

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Average snowfall in July
Anchorage, AK

Average snowfall in July - Anchorage, AK
  • Average snowfall in July: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (5.51").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in July
Anchorage, AK

Average snowfall days in July - Anchorage, AK
  • Average snowfall days in July: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (11.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in July
Anchorage, AK

Average sea temperature in July - Anchorage, AK
  • Average sea temperature in July: 52.4°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (53.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (35.8°F).

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Average daylight in July /
Average sunshine in July
Anchorage, AK

Average daylight in July / Average sunshine in July - Anchorage, AK
  • Average daylight in July: 18h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in July: 11h and 1min

The months with the most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 11h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in July
Anchorage, AK

Average sunshine days in July - Anchorage, AK
  • Average sunshine days in July: 14.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (16.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (11.1 days).

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Average UV index in July
Anchorage, AK

Average UV index in July - Anchorage, AK
  • Average UV index in July: 4

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
The month with the lowest UV index is February (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in July
Anchorage, AK

Average cloud cover in July - Anchorage, AK
  • Average cloud cover in July: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 38).

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Average visibility in July
Anchorage, AK

Average visibility in July - Anchorage, AK
  • Average visibility in July: 6mi

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

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