When is the best time to go to Denali National Park?

When is the best time to go to Denali National Park? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months in Denali National Park are June and July
  • The coldest months are January, February and December
  • The rainiest months are August and September

Annual weather in Denali National Park

For full information about the climate and weather in Denali National Park a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 4°F/13°F
February 4°F/14°F
March 9°F/20°F
April 22°F/31°F
May 40°F/47°F
June 50°F/58°F
July 52°F/59°F
August 45°F/54°F
September 38°F/45°F
October 23°F/32°F
November 7°F/16°F
December 5°F/13°F

Weather and climate in Denali National Park

Denali National Park enjoys a tundra climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Denali National Park is 34°F (ranging from 13°F in january to 59°F in july). Annual rainfall is 31.2in, with a minimum of 1.6in in january and a maximum of 4.8in in august.
  • Between the months of january and may the climate is very bad. By early evening, the temperature averages 43°F and it rains about 1.7in each month.
  • Between the months of june and july the climate is not good, but still OK. At lunchtime, it's 56°F in average and you can expect to have 3.3in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In august the climate is bad. The record temperature this month is 74°F and it rains about 4.8in each month.
  • Between september and december the climate is very unfavorable. the thermometer goes up to 13°F°C.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Denali National Park

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Denali National Park: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


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