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

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Traveling to Unalaska, Alaska, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Unalaska, I'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 Unalaska, Alaska, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Unalaska, Alaska, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Unalaska, 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 superb value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Unalaska, Alaska, United States of America

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

If you plan to see the must-see Church of the Holy Ascension, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you visit Museum of the Aleutians, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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

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January

In January, Unalaska is very cold, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 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 Unalaska, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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February

Traveling to Unalaska in February, you will notice that it is frigid, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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March

March in Unalaska can be brisk, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to high 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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April

April in Unalaska can be very chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. It also snows 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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May

May in Unalaska can be very chilly and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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June

June here is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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July

If you vacation in Unalaska during July, you will probably find that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally around 80 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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August

If you go to Unalaska in August, you will notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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September

September in Unalaska is pretty cool and very 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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October

October in Unalaska is cold and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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November

If you visit Unalaska during November, you might see that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 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 and snow once in a while.

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December

December is cold, somewhat snowy 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 5-10 days this month.

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