Fairbanks, AK Climate

Summary Graph

The summary climate graph for Fairbanks, AK shows a selection of temperature, rainfall and snow minimum, mean and maximum measures over the course of a year. Click on each of the measures in the key to toggle them on and off.

Graph of average and extreme temperature ranges by day for Fairbanks, AK.


The warmest month in Fairbanks International, Fairbanks, Alaska is July with an average high temperature of 73.1°F. The hottest day on record was June 16 1969 when the temperature hit 93.9°F. During January the overnight temperature drops to an average of -18.4°F with the lowest temperature of -62.0°F being recorded on December 29 1961.

Warmest Days

Warmest Months

Coldest Days

Coldest Months

The warmest days on record are:

16 Jun 196993.9°F
26 Jul 195593°F
12 Jul 197593°F
6 Aug 199493°F
23 Jun 198791.9°F

The warmest months on average were:

July 200979.9°F
July 197579.2°F
June 200479.1°F
July 199378.8°F
July 198877.9°F

The coldest days on record are:

29 Dec 1961-62°F
19 Jan 1971-59.1°F
26 Jan 1947-58.5°F
3 Jan 1969-58°F
28 Jan 1974-58°F

The coldest months on average were:

January 1971-38.9°F
February 1979-38.8°F
January 2012-36.2°F
January 1966-34.4°F
December 1956-34.2°F


The wettest month by average rainfall in Fairbanks, AK is July with an average of 1.4 inches of rain falling on 15 to 16 days.Although in August it typically rains on more days with 1.1 inches falling in 15 to 16 days. The driest month by average rainfall in Fairbanks, AK is April with an average of 0.3 inches of rain falling on 2 to 3 days. Although in March it typically rains on less days with 0.4 inches falling in 0 to 1 days

Wettest Days

The wettest days on record are:

29 January 19732.2 inches
14 January 19760.8 inches
14 January 19930.7 inches
19 January 20000.5 inches
21 January 20080.5 inches

Wettest Months

The wettest months on record are:

May 197318.6 inches
March 197311.5 inches
July 19756.7 inches
July 20036.7 inches
April 19736.1 inches

Driest Months

The driest months on record are:

February 19460 inches
March 19460 inches
April 19460 inches
May 19460 inches
June 19460 inches