Barrow, AK Climate in August

Temperature for August

In Barrow, AK during August the average high temperature is 44.5°F. The hottest day on record was August 9, 1968 when the temperature recorded was 75.9°F.

Barrow, AK daily average and extreme temperature range for August

Low Temperature

During August the overnight temperature drops to an average of 34.2°F, with the lowest temperature of 20.1°F being recorded on August 15, 1973. On average there are 5 days in August when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst August there were 16 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 1 and 30 times in August.

Precipitation for August

In August the average monthly rainfall in Barrow, AK is 0.68 inches with rain usually falling on between 17 and 18 days. 1946 was the driest August with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1997 was the wettest August with 2.69 inches of rain. The wettest single day in August was 3 August 1974 when 0.91 inches of rain fell.

In August it usually snows on between 7 and 8 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.