Best Time To Visit Fairbanks - Time To Go To Fairbanks

This is Alaska. Obviously the best time to visit is during the summer! There are only two reasons to visit Alaska during the winter – to ski, or to catch the Aurora Borealis. Fairbanks climate is subartic, with a touch of humid continental, but still USA’s coldest city. Winters are long and summers are short.

  • Winter: November – Late March: January is the coldest month; at it’s warmest, temperatures are between -27 to -19 degrees Centigrade. November and December see heavy snowfall.
  • Spring: Late March – Early May: Spring temperatures rise just like Autumn temperatures fall – from -11 to 14 degrees Centigrade by the time May begins.
  • Summer: Early May – Mid September: July temperatures may reach 22 degrees Centigrade, though the nights are still a cool 11 degrees Centigrade. June and July are the rainiest months.
  • Autumn: Mid September – October: Max temperatures drop from 14 to -11 degrees Centigrade; by November, night temperatures are around -19.

Climate in Fairbanks

Know weather for your travel dates:

13-Aug-2018
Today 13 Aug

58

49

Overcast throughout the day.

Wind:1.2 m/s

Humidity:83%

Precipitation:0.28%

  • Tue 14 Aug
    58 | 47

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Wed 15 Aug
    62 | 49

    Partly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Thu 16 Aug
    62 | 48

    Partly cloudy until evening.

  • Fri 17 Aug
    65 | 51

    Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.

  • Sat 18 Aug
    71 | 46

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sun 19 Aug
    71 | 49

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Month wise Weather in Fairbanks

Average Temperature in Fairbanks by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Feb

Average temperature: 6℉

Minimum temperature: -33℉

Maximum temperature: 34℉

Apr

Average temperature: 35℉

Minimum temperature: 19℉

Maximum temperature: 55℉

May

Average temperature: 47℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 68℉

Jun

Average temperature: 58℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 84℉

Jul

Average temperature: 62℉

Minimum temperature: 46℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Aug

Average temperature: 56℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Sep

Average temperature: 47℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 66℉

Oct

Average temperature: 32℉

Minimum temperature: -0℉

Maximum temperature: 55℉

Nov

Average temperature: 9℉

Minimum temperature: -20℉

Maximum temperature: 32℉

  • -20℉
  • -40℉
  • -60℉
  • -80℉
Jan

Average temperature: -4℉

Minimum temperature: -42℉

Maximum temperature: 32℉

Mar

Average temperature: -0℉

Minimum temperature: -33℉

Maximum temperature: 28℉

Dec

Average temperature: -3℉

Minimum temperature: -27℉

Maximum temperature: 28℉

Highest temperature in Fairbanks is recorded as 84.2℉ in June.

Lowest temperature in Fairbanks is recorded as -41.8℉ in January.

Average Rain in Fairbanks by Month (in mm)

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  • 60
  • 40
  • 20 0
Jan

Average Rain: 11.54 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 71.2 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 18.24 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 125.39 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 3.1 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 20.12 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 2.53 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 21.7 mm

May

Average Rain: 19.02 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 145.57 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 40.56 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 484.63 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 48.3 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 253.96 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 46.7 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 176.54 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 29.26 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 255.48 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 34.26 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 596.13 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 9.75 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 68.15 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 21.08 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 229.15 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Fairbanks is 596.13 mm in October.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Fairbanks is April.

Average Humidity in Fairbanks by Month (in %)

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  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Feb

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

Mar

Average Humidity: 66%

Minimum Humidity: 60%

Maximum Humidity: 75%

Apr

Average Humidity: 53%

Minimum Humidity: 39%

Maximum Humidity: 74%

May

Average Humidity: 58%

Minimum Humidity: 32%

Maximum Humidity: 79%

Jun

Average Humidity: 55%

Minimum Humidity: 36%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Jul

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 56%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Aug

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 62%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Sep

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 53%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Oct

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Nov

Average Humidity: 85%

Minimum Humidity: 76%

Maximum Humidity: 97%

Dec

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 71%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Most humid month in Fairbanks is November.

Least humid month in Fairbanks is April.

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