Barrow, AK Climate

Summary Graph

The summary climate graph for Barrow, 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 Barrow, AK.


The warmest month in Wiley Post Will Rogers Mem, Barrow, Alaska is July with an average high temperature of 46.7°F. The hottest day on record was July 13 1993 when the temperature hit 79.0°F. During February the overnight temperature drops to an average of -22.7°F with the lowest temperature of -56.9°F being recorded on January 11 1975.

Warmest Days

Warmest Months

Coldest Days

Coldest Months

The warmest days on record are:

13 Jul 199379°F
9 Aug 196875.9°F
12 Jul 196075°F
2 Jul 199975°F
6 Aug 199973.9°F

The warmest months on average were:

July 198955.4°F
August 195454°F
August 198953.8°F
July 199353.8°F
August 197953.5°F

The coldest days on record are:

11 Jan 1975-56.9°F
17 Feb 1955-56.6°F
4 Feb 2006-54.9°F
19 Feb 1964-54°F
15 Jan 1951-53°F

The coldest months on average were:

February 1984-39.6°F
January 1975-34.6°F
January 1951-34.4°F
January 1989-33.8°F
February 1955-33.6°F


The wettest month in Barrow, AK is August with an average of 0.7 inches of rain falling on 17 to 18 days. The driest month by average rainfall in Barrow, AK is April with an average of 0.1 inches of rain falling on 0 to 1 days. Although in March it typically rains on less days with 0.2 inches falling in 0 to 1 days

Wettest Days

The wettest days on record are:

5 June 19852.1 inches
4 June 19750.8 inches
5 June 19800.4 inches
6 June 20080.3 inches
21 June 19730.3 inches

Wettest Months

The wettest months on record are:

May 19737.4 inches
January 19763.8 inches
December 19753.8 inches
July 19893.5 inches
June 19852.8 inches

Driest Months

The driest months on record are:

July 19450 inches
September 19460 inches
May 19580 inches
September 19470 inches
September 19500 inches