Ivvavik National Park, Alaska, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Ivvavik National Park, Alaska, Canada? If you're planning to go to Ivvavik National Park, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Ivvavik National Park, Alaska, Canada

Based on the climate and weather in Ivvavik National Park, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Ivvavik National Park, Alaska, Canada

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Ivvavik National Park, Alaska, Canada by month

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January

January in Ivvavik National Park is beyond freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C), with more than half days below -22 F (30+ below zero C). It snows occasionally.

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February

February for Ivvavik National Park can be dangerously cold. Temperatures average in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C) during the day. It snows once in a while.

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March

If you go to Ivvavik National Park in March, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Daytime temperatures are in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C).

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April

Traveling to Ivvavik National Park in April, you will notice that it is biting cold. Expect it to snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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May

May is very cold. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

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June

Traveling to Ivvavik National Park in June, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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July

If you are traveling to Ivvavik National Park in July, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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August

In August, Ivvavik National Park can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Ivvavik National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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September

If you go to Ivvavik National Park in September, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain sometimes and snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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October

October in Ivvavik National Park is unbearably cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It snows regularly.

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November

November in Ivvavik National Park is biting cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C), with a few days below -22 F (30+ below zero C). It snows once in a while.

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December

If you are traveling to Ivvavik National Park in December, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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