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

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Traveling to Juneau, Alaska, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Juneau, the following is 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 Juneau, Alaska, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Juneau, Alaska, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Juneau, 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 one.


  • 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 Juneau, Alaska, United States of America

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

If you are planning to go to the amazing Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, it's recommended to wear modest clothing that covers knees and shoulders:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Juneau.

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

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    January

    January in Juneau is very cold, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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    February

    February in Juneau can be extremely cold and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time. It also snows a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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    March

    March in Juneau can be very chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time. It also snows about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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    April

    Traveling to Juneau in April, you will notice that it is brisk and very 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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    May

    May is chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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    June

    In June, Juneau is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and occasionally jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Juneau, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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    July

    July is crisp and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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    August

    August in Juneau can be chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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    September

    September in Juneau is relatively cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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    October

    October is pretty cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains most days.

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    November

    November in this region can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time and snows sometimes.

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    December

    December in Juneau is frosty, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. It also snows about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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