Haines, Alaska, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Haines, Alaska, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Haines, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Haines, Alaska, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Haines, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

Important essentials for Haines, Alaska, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Haines, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Haines, Alaska, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Haines.

If you see Sheldon Museum & Cultural Center, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Haines.

What to wear/what to pack for Haines, Alaska, United States of America by month

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January

If you go to Haines in January, you will notice that it is frigid and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February in Haines is very cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain regularly.

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March

In March, Haines is brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Haines, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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April

April in this region is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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May

May in Haines is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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June

If you visit Haines during June, you might find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

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July

If you go to Haines in July, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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August

August here is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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September

If you are traveling to Haines in September, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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October

If you are traveling to Haines in October, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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November

November in Haines is very cold and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

December for Haines is frigid and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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