The best times to visit Spenard for ideal weather are

May 28th to September 9th

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



Other Spenard Travel Info

Weather in Spenard


Average temperatures in Spenard vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 41st 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 Spenard, 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 69.6°F (20.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55°F (12.8°C) at night.

Spenard Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Spenard Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Spenard Perceived Temperature (F)


Spenard Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Spenard 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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 25.2 18.6 12.4
Feb 28.8 21.8 14.9
Mar 33.9 25.2 17.1
Apr 46.2 37.5 29.5
May 59.7 50.2 41.8
Jun 66.4 57.3 50.4
Jul 68.7 60.4 54.3
Aug 67 58.8 52.7
Sep 58.3 50.7 45
Oct 45.4 38.9 33.7
Nov 30.8 24.8 19.2
Dec 25.8 19.9 13.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -3.8 -7.4 -10.9
Feb -1.8 -5.7 -9.5
Mar 1.1 -3.8 -8.3
Apr 7.9 3.1 -1.4
May 15.4 10.1 5.4
Jun 19.1 14.1 10.2
Jul 20.4 15.8 12.4
Aug 19.4 14.9 11.5
Sep 14.6 10.4 7.2
Oct 7.4 3.8 0.9
Nov -0.7 -4 -7.1
Dec -3.4 -6.7 -10.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Spenard are April, May, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid March. For example, on the week of March 19th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late July with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 23rd.

When can you find snow in Spenard? 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 Spenard.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 8% 0 0.6
Feb 5% 0 0.4
Mar 6% 0 0.5
Apr 4% 0 0.5
May 4% 0 0.4
Jun 7% 0 0.9
Jul 19% 0 1.9
Aug 19% 0 2
Sep 28% 0 3.3
Oct 19% 0 1.7
Nov 10% 0 0.9
Dec 9% 0 0.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 8 0 1.5
Feb 5 0 1
Mar 6 0 1.3
Apr 4 0 1.3
May 4 0 1
Jun 7 0 2.3
Jul 19 0 4.8
Aug 19 0 5.1
Sep 28 0 8.4
Oct 19 0 4.3
Nov 10 0 2.3
Dec 9 0 2.3


Humidity and Wind

Spenard has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is May (43.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (65.5%).

Wind in Spenard is usually calm. The windiest month is May, followed by June and March. May’s average wind speed of around 4.6 knots (5.3 MPH or 8.5 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 early March where average top sustained speeds reach 11.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

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

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 3.7 Barely noticeable 9 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.1 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.3 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.9 Barely noticeable 9.5 Gentle breeze
May 4.6 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.5 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.9 Barely noticeable 8.9 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.4 Barely noticeable 8.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.5 Barely noticeable 8.8 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.7 Barely noticeable 8.9 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.2 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.8 Barely noticeable 9.1 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 63.9%
Feb 59.6%
Mar 50.2%
Apr 49.3%
May 43.6%
Jun 50.6%
Jul 58.2%
Aug 62.8%
Sep 63.9%
Oct 61.7%
Nov 62.7%
Dec 65.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Spenard?

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 Spenard, 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 Spenard 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

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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 35 in November means 35% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Spenard Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 64.1°F (17.8°C) and 30.7°F (-0.7°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 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 comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 2 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Spenard, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 61.9°F (16.6°C) and 27.8°F (-2.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 8 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 Spenard to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 31°F (-0.6°C) and 22.5°F (-5.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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