Alaska Cruise Packing List: Clothing Short and long sleeved T- shirts . Vest. Lightweight jacket. Waterproof rain jacket or windbreaker. Base layers. Scarf. Comfortable pants. Wool and wicking socks.
September in Alaska is the shoulder season —offering the promise of lower prices on hotels and excursions, fewer crowds, no bugs, fall colors, and northern lights viewing by mid- September . That’s why locals say, ” September is a gamble.”
Daily high temperatures decrease by 11°F, from 62°F to 50°F, rarely falling below 44°F or exceeding 66°F. Daily low temperatures decrease by 10°F, from 49°F to 39°F, rarely falling below 30°F or exceeding 53°F.
Best Time to See the Northern Lights in Alaska Alaska’s northern lights season is between mid- September and late April, peaking in March, though it’s a season defined more by its long, dark nights than by solar activity.
Alaskan cruise weather, temperatures, and rainfall by month:
First, there aren’t mosquitoes all summer long. They’re most prevalent after a hatch, with the mosquito population spiking late June through July, and again, briefly, at the beginning of August.
Whales begin their migration from the warm waters of Mexico in February arriving in Alaska waters in April. Various species of whales can be seen throughout Alaska during the months of May through September . It is not uncommon for cruise passengers to see whales right from the deck of the ship.
When can you see bears in Alaska ? The Alaska cruise season begins in late April and continues through September . This coincides with the best time to view bears in Alaska – July through early September .
Full sun hours average 1/4 of the total daylight hours. Some locations may need to make adjustments to expected sunlight hours to account for inclement weather, if overcast days are very common for that locale during any given season. Sunlight Hours by Month in Alaska .
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It is rare, but occasionally we will get some snow in September , but it usually melts quickly. The earliest recorded snow in Anchorage happened on September 20th. Most of the time we get our first main snowfall around the middle of October , and the kids expect to Trick or Treating in several inches of snow .