... including targeted forecasts at the time of your arrival to each point!
AK-1 runs north-south about 50 miles northwest of Kenai Fjords National Park.
In Kenai Fjords National Park, the summers are cool, wet, and overcast and the winters are long, freezing, snowy, windy, and mostly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 22°F to 62°F and is rarely below 5°F or above 70°F.
The warm season lasts for 3.5 months, from May to September, with an average daily high temperature above 56°F. The hottest month of the year in Kenai Fjords National Park is July, with an average high of 61°F and low of 50°F.
The cold season lasts for 4 months, from November to March, with an average daily high temperature below 37°F. The coldest month of the year in Kenai Fjords National Park is January, with an average low of 22°F and high of 31°F.
According to the United States Department of Agriculture, the Plant Hardiness zone at Exit Glacier Visitor Center at 463 ft (141 m) elevation is 4b with an average annual extreme minimum temperature of -20.3 °F (-29.1 °C).
Kenai Fjords National Park’s weather is heavily influenced by its maritime climate. The sea moderates temperatures and produces large amounts of precipitation. Summer temperatures are highly variable but are generally cool. Rain is a common event, and it can rain for days or weeks at a time. Overcast skies are typical, with occasional clear skies. Winters are cold, but not as severe as many other parts of Alaska. There are heavy snows in winter – the Exit Glacier area averages around 200 inches each winter, and this snow can persist into July.
The park was established in 1980.
This map shows the current & 7-day weather forecast, weather alerts, and weather radar for Kenai Fjords National Park.