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Holland America Cruise Tours  Alaska Weather

McKinley Mountain Temperatures in Alaska during the summer range from 55°F-80°F. Night times and early mornings are cooler, from the 40's - 50's. Late August and September departures could encounter cooler temperatures and slightly fewer hours of sunlight, as fall arrives early at these latitudes.

Alaska is our country's northern most state. It's above Canada and close to the North Pole. The cruise ships visit places with lots of ice, and you can take tours which give you the opportunity to go dog-sledding or trek across a glacier. With this said, you would expect it to be very cold in Alaska. It can be, but not really in the May - September Alaska Cruise Season.

Temperatures in Alaska vary based on the time of year and the port or city you are visiting. The weather off the ship is unpredictable, but here are the average daily high temperatures in Alaska major ports and cities:

May June July August September
Anchorage 54°F 62°F 65°F 63°F 55°F
Fairbanks 70°F 70°F 75°F 64°F 53°F
Denali Park 58°F 68°F 70°F 64°F 53°F
Juneau 62°F 64°F 64°F 62°F 56°F
Ketchikan 56°F 61°F 65°F 65°F 60°F
Skagway 57°F 63°F 63°F 61°F 57°F
Vancouver 64°F 69°F 74°F 73°F 65°F

  Daytime in Alaska

Alaska is known as the Land of the Midnight Sun because of the really long days you may experience in April through September. It's really quite a feeling to be cruising the Inside Passage, stepping out to your private balcony and enjoying the view at 11:00 p.m. at night!

The amount of daylight you experience while in Alaska depends upon where you are and when you are traveling. Here are the number of average daylight hours in Alaska major ports and cities during the Alaska cruise season:

Alaska landscape

May June July August September
Anchorage 18 hrs 19 hrs 18 hrs 16 hrs 13 hrs
Fairbanks 20 hrs 21 hrs 20 hrs 16 hrs 14 hrs
Denali Park 18 hrs 20 hrs 19 hrs 16 hrs 13 hrs
Juneau 17 hrs 18 hrs 17 hrs 16 hrs 11 hrs
Ketchikan 17 hrs 18 hrs 17 hrs 16 hrs 11 hrs
Vancouver 14 hrs 15 hrs 16 hrs 15 hrs 13 hrs

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