The best times to visit Kasilof for ideal weather are

June 25th to September 16th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Kasilof Travel Info

Weather in Kasilof

Temperature

Average temperatures in Kasilof vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 37th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Kasilof, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 65.8°F (18.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 47.5°F (8.6°C) at night.

Kasilof Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Kasilof Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Kasilof Perceived Temperature (F)

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Kasilof Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Kasilof Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan21.813.35.9
Feb29.719.210.5
Mar34.322.511.8
Apr45.135.526.2
May56.245.834.6
Jun61.952.442.9
Jul64.555.847.4
Aug63.854.946.8
Sep56.647.740.1
Oct44.535.829.1
Nov29.821.714.7
Dec23.115.99.4

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan-5.7-10.4-14.5
Feb-1.3-7.1-11.9
Mar1.3-5.3-11.2
Apr7.31.9-3.2
May13.47.71.4
Jun16.611.36.1
Jul18.113.28.6
Aug17.712.78.2
Sep13.78.74.5
Oct6.92.1-1.6
Nov-1.2-5.7-9.6
Dec-4.9-8.9-12.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kasilof are March, February, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid September with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of September 10th.

When can you find snow in Kasilof? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Kasilof.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Kasilof (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan2%00.1
Feb0%00
Mar0%00
Apr1%00.1
May1%00.1
Jun3%00.3
Jul5%00.4
Aug3%00.4
Sep6%00.6
Oct3%00.4
Nov1%00.2
Dec1%00.2

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan200.3
Feb000
Mar000
Apr100.3
May100.3
Jun300.8
Jul501
Aug301
Sep601.5
Oct301
Nov100.5
Dec100.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Kasilof has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is May (48.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (79.6%).

Wind in Kasilof is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is May, followed by June and April. May’s average wind speed of around 4.7 knots (5.4 MPH or 8.7 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid May where average top sustained speeds reach 13.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Kasilof.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan2.9Barely noticeable8Gentle breeze
Feb3.4Barely noticeable9.1Gentle breeze
Mar3.4Barely noticeable9.5Gentle breeze
Apr4Light breeze11.2Significant breeze
May4.7Light breeze12.7Gentle breeze
Jun4.3Light breeze11.3Significant breeze
Jul3.8Barely noticeable10.5Gentle breeze
Aug3.3Barely noticeable9.6Gentle breeze
Sep3.4Barely noticeable9.8Gentle breeze
Oct2.9Barely noticeable8.4Gentle breeze
Nov3.1Barely noticeable8.3Gentle breeze
Dec3.1Barely noticeable8.3Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan77.4%
Feb66.6%
Mar55.1%
Apr52.2%
May48.8%
Jun57.7%
Jul64.6%
Aug68.4%
Sep67.8%
Oct69.7%
Nov73.6%
Dec79.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Kasilof?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Kasilof, AK, US is July, followed by August and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Kasilof in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 35 in November means 35% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Kasilof Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 60°F (15.6°C) and 31.3°F (-0.4°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is nonexistent with roughly 0 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see moderate precipitation with 1 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Kasilof, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 60.1°F (15.6°C) and 25.3°F (-3.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 2 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Kasilof to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 32.6°F (0.3°C) and 18.7°F (-7.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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