WEATHER: CHARTS & AVERAGES
Summer Average Temp: 53.5 | High: 60.8 | Low: 46.1
Winter Average Temp: 22.5 | High: 27.9 | Low: 17.1
Average Annual Precipitation: 64.04 inches
Average Annual Snowfall (in city): 325.6 inches
Average Snowfall in Thompson Pass: over 600 inches
Record Snowfall (in city): 556.7 inches (1989/90)
Record Snowfall in Thompson Pass: over 900 inches
Record High Temperature: 26 days above 70 degrees (1997)
Note: One inch of precipitation is equal to ten inches of snow.
HOW TO DRESS
Alaskan weather is very unpredictable. One should always dress in layers, and have a good waterproof, or water-resistant jacket. When out in Prince William Sound or near the water, dress warmly, even in nice weather.