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Anchorage Average Temperature

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MonthTemp. (min)Temp. (max)Temp. (avg)Precipitation
January9°F24°F16°F0.5"
February12°F29°F21°F0.5"
March15°F35°F25°F0.6"
April30°F48°F39°F0.4"
May41°F60°F50°F0.5"
June49°F66°F57°F1.1"
July54°F69°F60°F1.9"
August51°F66°F58°F2.9"
September43°F58°F50°F3.5"
October31°F45°F37°F1.5"
November14°F29°F22°F0.6"
December11°F26°F19°F0.8"

Did you know?

  • The highest monthly average temperature in Anchorage for July is 60 degrees.
  • The lowest monthly average temperature in Anchorage for January is 16 degrees.
  • The most monthly precipitation in Anchorage occurs in September with 3.5 inches.
  • The air quality index in Anchorage is 42% better than the national average.
  • The pollution index in Anchorage is 41% worse than the national average.

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      Anchorage air quality index & pollution index

      In the event that the air quality/pollution data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
      IndexAnchorageAlaskaNational
      Air quality index293050
      Pollution index7,145,44011,990,2865,066,862

      Anchorage air quality information

      MeasurementTotal
      Days measured365
      Days with good air quality284
      Days with moderate air quality76
      Days w/ poor A.Q. for sensitive groups4
      Days with unhealthy air quality1

      Anchorage air quality information

      PollutantTotal
      Arsenic0.030%
      Benzene0.130%
      Carbon Tetrachloride0.020%
      Lead0.140%
      Mercury0.001%

      Average monthly Anchorage temperature with heat index

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      Nearby cities with good air quality

      City, StatePopulationAir Quality IndexNational Avg.
      Point MacKenzie, AK6002942%
      Anchorage, AK299,3212942%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAir Quality IndexNational Avg.
      Cincinnati, OH298,011548%
      Stockton, CA301,4435714%
      St. Paul, MN297,1604412%
      Pittsburgh, PA305,3055612%
      Lexington-Fayette, KY311,5294216%
      Anchorage, AK299,3212942%
      Source: The Anchorage, AK weather data displayed above is derived from the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric). Air quality and pollution data is derived from the EPA (United States Environmental Protection Agency). Air quality and pollution levels measured in a particular area may not be representative of the entire county.