How long does it stay dark in Barrow Alaska?
Utqiagvik, Alaska, formerly known as Barrow, experienced its last sunrise and sunset on Sunday for about two months. The town of about 4,000 people is now beginning its 65-day period of darkness, known as polar night.
What is the coldest town in Alaska?
Fairbanks is the coldest large city in the U.S.; normal monthly mean temperatures range from −7.9 °F (−22.2 °C) in January to 62.5 °F (16.9 °C) in July.
Is alcohol illegal in Alaska?
Currently, under local-option laws, 21 towns in Alaska ban the sale of alcohol, 42 ban the sale and importation of alcohol, and 33 ban the sale, importation, and possession of alcohol, according to the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.
What is the shortest daylight in Alaska?
Even though residents of Barrow, the northernmost town in Alaska, won’t see the sun for 67 days come winter, they enjoy the midnight sun all summer – over 80 days of uninterrupted daylight.
Shortest Day of the Year.
|Total Daylight||5 hours 28 minutes|
Whats the longest day in Alaska?
Across the state, people will see the longest day of the year on Sunday, June 20. Here’s a list of Alaska cities and villages and their peak day length.
The wait is over: 24 hours of daylight arrives in Utqiagvik.
|City/Village||Current Day Length||Longest Day|
|Anchorage||17 hours 04 minutes||19 hours 21 minutes|
|Seward||16 hours 49 minutes||18 hours 54 minutes|