Best Time To Visit Fairbanks

Best 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:

21-Jan-2018
oF | oC
Today 21 Jan

-25oC

-28oC

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Wind:1.1 m/s

Humidity:69%

Precipitation:0%

  • Mon 22 Jan
    -25oC | -28oC

    Foggy throughout the day.

  • Tue 23 Jan
    -28oC | -31oC

    Foggy throughout the day.

  • Wed 24 Jan
    -30oC | -32oC

    Foggy throughout the day.

  • Thu 25 Jan
    -30oC | -30oC

    Foggy in the morning.

  • Fri 26 Jan
    -27oC | -30oC

    Partly cloudy until afternoon.

  • Sat 27 Jan
    -26oC | -31oC

    Partly cloudy throughout the day.

Month wise Weather in Fairbanks

Average Temperature in Fairbanks by month

  • 20o
  • 15o
  • 10o
  • 5o 0o
Jan

Average temperature: -13oC

Minimum temperature: -17oC

Maximum temperature: -9oC

Feb

Average temperature: -16oC

Minimum temperature: -22oC

Maximum temperature: -8oC

Mar

Average temperature: -23oC

Minimum temperature: -34oC

Maximum temperature: -14oC

Apr

Average temperature: 2oC

Minimum temperature: -5oC

Maximum temperature: 8oC

May

Average temperature: 7oC

Minimum temperature: 0oC

Maximum temperature: 12oC

Jun

Average temperature: 13oC

Minimum temperature: 4oC

Maximum temperature: 20oC

Jul

Average temperature: 16oC

Minimum temperature: 11oC

Maximum temperature: 21oC

Aug

Average temperature: 15oC

Minimum temperature: 11oC

Maximum temperature: 22oC

Sep

Average temperature: 9oC

Minimum temperature: 1oC

Maximum temperature: 16oC

Oct

Average temperature: 6oC

Minimum temperature: 0oC

Maximum temperature: 11oC

Nov

Average temperature: -2oC

Minimum temperature: -6oC

Maximum temperature: 0oC

Dec

Average temperature: -23oC

Minimum temperature: -27oC

Maximum temperature: -19oC

Highest temperature in Fairbanks is recorded as 22oC in August.

Lowest temperature in Fairbanks is recorded as -34oC in March.

Average Rain in Fairbanks by Month (in mm)

  • 120
  • 90
  • 60
  • 30 0
Jan

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 6.2 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 13.96 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 9.29 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 18.59 mm

May

Average Rain: 1.54 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 4.63 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 90.32 mm

Minimum Rain: 1.52 mm

Maximum Rain: 253.96 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 42.31 mm

Minimum Rain: 12.37 mm

Maximum Rain: 94.43 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 14.45 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 43.34 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 3.62 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 10.85 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 0.51 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1.52 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 22.21 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 44.93 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Fairbanks is 253.96 mm in July.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Fairbanks are January, February and June.

Average Humidity in Fairbanks by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 82%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Feb

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 80%

Maximum Humidity: 82%

Mar

Average Humidity: 65%

Minimum Humidity: 62%

Maximum Humidity: 70%

Apr

Average Humidity: 64%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 66%

May

Average Humidity: 54%

Minimum Humidity: 46%

Maximum Humidity: 63%

Jun

Average Humidity: 44%

Minimum Humidity: 36%

Maximum Humidity: 54%

Jul

Average Humidity: 66%

Minimum Humidity: 56%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Aug

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 66%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Sep

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 72%

Maximum Humidity: 76%

Oct

Average Humidity: 68%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 76%

Nov

Average Humidity: 95%

Minimum Humidity: 93%

Maximum Humidity: 97%

Dec

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 76%

Maximum Humidity: 79%

Most humid month in Fairbanks is November.

Least humid month in Fairbanks is June.

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