Olympic National Park, Washington, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Olympic National Park, Washington, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Olympic National Park, the following is 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 Olympic National Park, Washington, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Olympic National Park, Washington, United States of America

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

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  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Olympic National Park, Washington, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Olympic National Park.

What to wear/what to pack for Olympic National Park, Washington, United States of America by month

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January

If you vacation in Olympic National Park during January, you are likely to notice that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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February

In February, Olympic National Park is cold and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Olympic National Park, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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March

If you vacation in Olympic National Park during March, you will probably find that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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April

If you go to Olympic National Park in April, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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May

May in Olympic National Park is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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June

June in Olympic National Park is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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July

Traveling to Olympic National Park in July, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Olympic National Park in August, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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September

September here can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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October

October in Olympic National Park is cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 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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November

November in Olympic National Park is brisk and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s 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 80% to 90% range on average.

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December

In December, Olympic National Park is cold and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Olympic National Park, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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