Fairbanks, AK Climate in August

Temperature for August

In Fairbanks, AK during August the average high temperature is 67.2°F. The hottest day on record was August 6, 1994 when the temperature hit 93.0°F.

Fairbanks, AK daily average and extreme temperature range for August

Low Temperature

During August the overnight temperature drops to an average of 46.7°F, with the lowest temperature of 24.1°F being recorded on August 24, 1948. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 1 and 4 times in August.

Precipitation for August

In August the average monthly rainfall in Fairbanks, AK is 1.11 inches with rain usually falling on between 15 and 16 days. 1947 was the driest August with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1983 was the wettest August with 3.61 inches of rain. The wettest single day in August was 26 August 1990 when 1.26 inches of rain fell.

In August it usually snows on between 0 and 1 days. In August there have been some years when thunderstorms have occurred, although there are other years when there hasn't been a thunderstorm in August.