August weather forecast
Skagway, AK

The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad heading to Skagway in Alaska
The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad heading to Skagway in Alaska

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a fresh month in Skagway, Alaska, with an average temperature ranging between min 41.9°F (5.5°C) and max 51.4°F (10.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still fresh 51.4°F (10.8°C). In August, in Skagway, the average low-temperature is 41.9°F (5.5°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August in Skagway is 84%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 19.6 days. Throughout August, 3.07" (78mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Skagway, Alaska, there are 172.5 rainfall days, and 33.66" (855mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Skagway, the average length of the day in August is 15h and 27min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 4:46 am and sunset at 9:28 pm. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 5:55 am and sunset at 8:07 pm AKDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 6.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Skagway, Alaska, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Skagway?

In August, in Skagway, the average high-temperature is 51.4°F (10.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 41.9°F (5.5°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Skagway?

In August, the average relative humidity in Skagway, Alaska, is 84%.

How many days does it rain in August in Skagway?

In Skagway, Alaska, during August, the rain falls for 19.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.07" (78mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Skagway?

In Skagway, snow does not fall in June through September.

How many hours of daylight does Skagway have in August?

In Skagway, Alaska, the average day length in August is 15h and 27min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Skagway?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 4:46 am and sunset at 9:28 pm. On the last day of the month, in Skagway, sunrise is at 5:55 am and sunset at 8:07 pm AKDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Skagway have in August?

In Skagway, the average sunshine duration in August is 6.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Skagway?

In Skagway, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Skagway, AK

Average temperature in August - Skagway, AK
  • Average high temperature in August: 51.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (54.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (17.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 41.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (42.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (7°F).

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Average pressure in August
Skagway, AK

Average pressure in August - Skagway, AK
  • Average pressure in August: 29.94"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (30"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (29.83"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Skagway, AK

Average wind speed in August - Skagway, AK
  • Average wind speed in August: 6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are April and May (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in August
Skagway, AK

Average humidity in August - Skagway, AK
  • Average humidity in August: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (94%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are June and July (80%).

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Average rainfall in August
Skagway, AK

Average rainfall in August - Skagway, AK
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.07"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (4.13").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (1.54").

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Average rainfall days in August
Skagway, AK

Average rainfall days in August - Skagway, AK
  • Average rainfall days in August: 19.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (19.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.2 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Skagway, AK

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (19.69").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Skagway, AK

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (18.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Skagway, AK
  • Average daylight in August: 15h and 27min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18h and 32min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Skagway, AK

Average sunshine days in August - Skagway, AK
  • Average sunshine days in August: 9.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (12.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Skagway, AK

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 3).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in August
Skagway, AK

Average cloud cover in August - Skagway, AK
  • Average cloud cover in August: 64

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 68).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 51).

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Average visibility in August
Skagway, AK

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

The months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September and October (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, November and December (4mi).

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