Complete 2013 Long-Range Weather Forecast for the Alaska Region, November 2012 to October 2013 includes week-by-week details.
Free 2-Month Weather Forecast
MAY 2013: temperature 23° north, 49° elsewhere (2° above avg.); precipitation 0.4" north, 3" central and southwest, 2" southeast (0.5" below avg. west, 1" above central, 1" below southeast); May 1-6: Snow showers, mild north; rain to snow, cool east-central; snow to ice, cool west-central; sunny, warm south-central and Panhandle; showers, mild Aleutians; May 7-18: Flurries and freezing drizzle, cold north; sunny, cool east-central and west-central; showers, mild south-central; rainy periods, warm Panhandle; showers, cool Aleutians; May 19-24: Flurries and freezing drizzle, mild north; rain and snow showers, cool east-central and west-central; rainy periods, seasonable elsewhere; May 25-31: Flurries and freezing drizzle, seasonable north; showers, cool east-central; clear, cool west-central and south-central; showers, seasonable Panhandle and Aleutians.
JUNE 2013: temperature 34° north, 54° elsewhere (1° below avg.); precipitation 0.7" north, 3" south (avg.); Jun 1-6: Sunny, seasonable; Jun 7-12: Sunny, cool, then mild west-central; rainy periods, seasonable elsewhere; Jun 13-20: Showers, seasonable north; sunny, seasonable central; showers, seasonable south; Jun 21-26: Periods of rain and snow, cool north; showers, cool central; rainy periods, warm south; Jun 27-30: Showers, turning warm north and west-central; sunny, hot east-central and south-central; showers, warm Panhandle and Aleutians.
Annual Weather Summary: November 2012 to October 2013
Winter season temperatures will be slightly above normal in the north and much above normal in central and southern portions of the state. The coldest periods will occur in late November, early December, late January, and mid-February. Precipitation will be near normal on the Panhandle and above normal elsewhere. Snowfall will be above normal in the north and on the Panhandle, near normal in the Aleutians, and below normal in the central portions of the state. The snowiest periods will be in mid-November and early May in the north; in mid-November, mid-January, and mid-February in central regions; and in late November, early December, early and late January, and early April in southern regions.
April and May will be close to normal, on average, in temperatures, precipitation, and snowfall.
The summer season will have temperatures that average 1 to 2 degrees above normal and below-normal precipitation. The warmest temperatures will occur from late June through the first 3 weeks of July and in early August.
September and October temperatures will be above normal in the northern and central portions of the state and below normal across southern portions. Precipitation and snowfall will be below normal, with the snowiest periods in mid-September and early and late October in the north and in early to mid-October in central areas.