Glacier Bay National Park weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Glacier Bay National Park

The best time to visit in Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska is from June until September, when you will have a very cold temperature, but limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Glacier Bay National Park is 14°C in July and the lowest is -1°C in February. The weather and climate of Glacier Bay National Park is suitable for a winter sports.

Glacier Bay National Park has the tundra climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Glacier Bay National Park or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Glacier Bay National Park by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 0 -1 0 4 8 11 14 13 11 6 1 0
Precipitation (mm) 85 42 60 48 37 44 52 62 84 94 89 79

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14 day weather forecast Glacier Bay National Park

The weather for in Glacier Bay National Park will be -2° till -3° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 19 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
-4°
67.7 cm 56.4 mm 100% 2 m/s 1
Wednesday 20 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
62.5 cm 52.1 mm 100% 2 m/s 1
Thursday 21 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
11.2 cm 13.2 mm 95% 1 m/s 1
Friday 22 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
83.9 cm 72.7 mm 100% 2 m/s 1
Saturday 23 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-5°
51.1 cm 44.1 mm 100% 2 m/s 1
Sunday 24 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
-9°
0 cm 0.2 mm 15% 2 m/s 2
Monday 25 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
-8°
6.4 cm 5.3 mm 95% 2 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 26 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
-7°
93.6 cm 78.0 mm 100% 2 m/s 1
Wednesday 27 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
-8°
33.1 cm 28.1 mm 100% 2 m/s 1
Thursday 28 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-4°
-12°
17.7 cm 16.6 mm 100% 2 m/s 1
Friday 29 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-6°
-8°
13.9 cm 11.6 mm 100% 3 m/s 0
Saturday 30 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
-7°
61.5 cm 51.3 mm 100% 4 m/s 0
Sunday 31 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
-6°
30.1 cm 25.1 mm 100% 2 m/s 0
Monday 1 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-5°
-7°
24.3 cm 20.3 mm 100% 2 m/s 0

Climate Glacier Bay National Park

Glacier Bay National Park has the tundra climate prevailing. It is cold here all year round. The average annual temperature for Glacier Bay National Park is 6° degrees and there is about 775 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 134 days a year with an average humidity of 88% and an UV-index of 2.

Climate table of Glacier Bay National Park

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 0 -1 0 4 8 11 14 13 11 6 1 0
Night temp. (°C) -3 -4 -3 1 4 7 9 9 7 4 -1 -3
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 85 42 60 48 37 44 52 62 84 94 89 79
Days with rain 14 8 11 16 14 17 16 16 18 18 14 12
Days with snow 10 9 13 5 - - - - - 1 9 12
Dry days 7 11 7 9 17 13 15 15 12 12 7 7
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 3 4 5 6 7 8 7 5 5 3 3 3
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 2 2 2 3 3 4 3 2 2 1 1

Glacier Bay National Park weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Glacier Bay National Park? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Glacier Bay National Park?

Glacier Bay National Park is located in Alaska. It lies in a straight line at 4,731 km from New York.

The coordinates of Glacier Bay National Park are:

  • Latitude: 58.6658073
  • Longitude: -136.9002147

The GPS coordinates are 58° 39' N, 136° 54' W

How long is the flight to Glacier Bay National Park?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Glacier Bay National Park is approximately 4 h. 50 min.

What is the currency of Glacier Bay National Park?

In Glacier Bay National Park the US dollar (USD) is used to pay.

What is the area code of Glacier Bay National Park?

The area code to call Glacier Bay National Park is +1.