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Best time to visit Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska

Best time to visit Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska

The best time to visit Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska is from may until september, when you will have a very cold or pleasant temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Glacier Bay National Park is 17°C in july and the lowest is 3°C in january.

The average climate figure for Glacier Bay National Park is an 5,8. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Glacier Bay National Park has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the continental climate and tundra climate. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Glacier Bay National Park or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Glacier Bay National Park per month

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Day
max °C
MM
rain
Snow
days
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
3 3 6 5 10 13 17 14 14 9 5 3
MM
rain
85 mm 42 mm 60 mm 48 mm 37 mm 44 mm 52 mm 62 mm 84 mm 94 mm 89 mm 79 mm
Snow
days
10 9 13 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 12

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Climate Glacier Bay National Park

Climate Glacier Bay National Park

Climate Glacier Bay National Park per Month

Climate Glacier Bay National Park per Month
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Glacier Bay National Park has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the continental climate and tundra climate. 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.

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

Climate Glacier Bay National Park january

On average, it is maximum 3° in january in Glacier Bay National Park and at least around -3° degrees. In january there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 85 mm. The it will be dry 7 days this month in Glacier Bay National Park and on average, it snows 10 days in january.

Suitable month for:winter sports

Climate Glacier Bay National Park february

On average, it is maximum 3° in february in Glacier Bay National Park and at least around -4° degrees. In february there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 42 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Glacier Bay National Park and on average, it snows 9 days in february.

Climate Glacier Bay National Park march

On average, it is maximum 6° in march in Glacier Bay National Park and at least around -3° degrees. In march there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 60 mm. The it will be dry 7 days this month in Glacier Bay National Park and on average, it snows 13 days in march.

Suitable month for:winter sports

Climate Glacier Bay National Park april

On average, it is maximum 5° in april in Glacier Bay National Park and at least around 1° degrees. In april there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 48 mm. The it will be dry 9 days this month in Glacier Bay National Park and on average, it snows 5 days in april.

Climate Glacier Bay National Park may

On average, it is maximum 10° in may in Glacier Bay National Park and at least around 4° degrees. In may there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 37 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Glacier Bay National Park.

Climate Glacier Bay National Park june

On average, it is maximum 13° in june in Glacier Bay National Park and at least around 7° degrees. In june there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 44 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Glacier Bay National Park.

Climate Glacier Bay National Park july

On average, it is maximum 17° in july in Glacier Bay National Park and at least around 9° degrees. In july there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 52 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Glacier Bay National Park.

Climate Glacier Bay National Park august

On average, it is maximum 14° in august in Glacier Bay National Park and at least around 9° degrees. In august there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 62 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Glacier Bay National Park.

Climate Glacier Bay National Park september

On average, it is maximum 14° in september in Glacier Bay National Park and at least around 7° degrees. In september there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 84 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Glacier Bay National Park.

Climate Glacier Bay National Park october

On average, it is maximum 9° in october in Glacier Bay National Park and at least around 4° degrees. In october there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 94 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in Glacier Bay National Park and on average, it snows 1 day in october.

Climate Glacier Bay National Park november

On average, it is maximum 5° in november in Glacier Bay National Park and at least around -1° degrees. In november there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 89 mm. The it will be dry 7 days this month in Glacier Bay National Park and on average, it snows 9 days in november.

Climate Glacier Bay National Park december

On average, it is maximum 3° in december in Glacier Bay National Park and at least around -3° degrees. In december there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 79 mm. The it will be dry 7 days this month in Glacier Bay National Park and on average, it snows 12 days in december.

Suitable month for:winter sports
14 day weather forecast Glacier Bay National Park

14 day weather forecast Glacier Bay National Park

The weather for Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska will be 6° till 3° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week
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Mo
23 Sep
Tu
24 Sep
We
25 Sep
Th
26 Sep
Fr
27 Sep
Sa
28 Sep
Su
29 Sep
  Zware Regen Regen Gespreide bewolking Mix Sneeuw / rain Helder hemel Broken wolken Regen
Max (°C)
Min (°C) -1° -2°
Rainfall (mm) 44.1
mm
9.4
mm
1.4
mm
0.5
mm
0
mm
0
mm
7.9
mm
Rainfall (%) 100% 90% 60% 50% 0% 0% 90%
Snowfall and snow cover
Snowfall (cm) 0cm 0cm 0cm 0.3cm 0cm 0cm 0cm
Snow cover (cm) 110cm 45cm 32cm 32cm 32cm 32cm 29cm
UV-index
UV-index 1 1 3 3 4 2 1

Weather forecast next week
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Mo
30 Sep
Tu
1 Oct
We
2 Oct
Th
3 Oct
Fr
4 Oct
Sa
5 Oct
Su
6 Oct
  Zware Regen Broken wolken Broken wolken Enkele wolken Helder hemel Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking
Max (°C)
Min (°C) -1° -2° -4° -6° -6° -4°
Rainfall (mm) 58.1
mm
0.1
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
Rainfall (%) 100% 10% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Snowfall and snow cover
Snowfall (cm) 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm
Snow cover (cm) 11cm 11cm 11cm 11cm 11cm 11cm 11cm
UV-index
UV-index 1 2 3 2 2 2 2
About Glacier Bay National Park

About Glacier Bay National Park

Glacier Bay National Park lies in Alaska .

Glacier Bay National Park is in a straight line at 7.157 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 9 hour and 55 min.

The coordinates of Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska are latitude: 58.6658073 en longitude: -136.9002147

The GPS coordinates are N 58° 39' 56.9063" en W 136° 54' 0.7729"

Time difference Glacier Bay National Park

Time difference Glacier Bay National Park

In Glacier Bay National Park it is now 12:30 o’clock in the afternoon on monday 23 september 2019. The time zone of Glacier Bay National Park is America/Anchorage and the Greenwich time is UTC-08.

Currency Glacier Bay National Park

Currency Glacier Bay National Park

In Glacier Bay National Park the United States dollar is used to pay.

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Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

Vaccinations Glacier Bay National Park

Vaccinations Glacier Bay National Park

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Glacier Bay National Park.

  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Rabiës
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