The warmest months are June, July , and August. Normal high temperatures in June and July are in the lower 60s continuing through most of August reaching the middle 60s late in the month. The record high for Juneau is 90 degrees set on July 7, 1975.
Juneau averages 80 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
Summer daytime highs generally peak in the low-to-mid-60s, but can rise above 75 degrees. Winter temperatures average 29F. Of course, with an average of 222 days of precipitation, expect to get rained on at some point during your visit. More of what to expect from the weather in Juneau below.
Juneau is home to 280 species of birds, brown and black bears, five species of salmon, and whales (primarily humpback and orca). Although you may not see them all on your next Alaskan cruise, Juneau is well known for its incredible wildlife — both on land and by sea. Juneau is popular.
With Anchorage you get more of your stereotypical Alaska but its also a bigger city so if you need to get back onto the grid you can do so with a 30min drive. Juneau is more like a rainforest, it rains a lot and I mean a lot there. It’s a smaller city so you definitely get that small town vibe which is nice.
The 18 Most Beautiful Towns in Alaska: Anchorage . Cordova. Fairbanks . Girdwood . Gustavus. Haines. Homer. Juneau .
Residential Leasing in Alaska As of 2016, renting an apartment in Anchorage area costs an average of $1,135 per month. Kenai, a small town, is somewhat cheaper, with an average rent of $888 per month for all apartment types.
While there is immense history hiding here, the greatest claim to fame of Prospect Creek, Alaska is being home to the United States record low temperature of −79.8 °F (−62.1 °C) which happened on January 23, 1971.
Alaska is cold , very cold . Alaska has the coldest winters, the coldest summers, the longest winter, the most freezing degree days, and on and on. Temperatures in the -30°s and -40°s are a near daily occurrence from November through March in the interior portion of the state. There is a very simple reason for this.
Fact: The Interior Region of Alaska enjoys warm summers. Ft. Yukon holds the state’s high temperature record: 100 F in June, 1915! Fairbanks often has summer temperatures in the 80s and occasionally gets up into the 90s.
Freezing temperatures can happen in Juneau anytime from September until May. Juneau typically sees 101 frosty nights a year. The coldest nights drop down to below 0 °F (-18 °C). But the temperature doesn’t go that low here every year.
We love living in Juneau , and find the lack of shopping/rat race options a plus. Getting off work in the summer, hiking for a few hours, and amazing local food is a dream. I know some people miss fast food, malls, big concerts. but it’s just a different life up here. It’s more relaxed and friendly than the lower 48.