Olympic National Park Weather

At Olympic National Park, the sun, clouds, forest mist and ocean breeze all play roles in your unfolding adventure. Olympic is a four-season experience where scenic wonder is ever-present, are the possibilities of fast and dramatic weather changes.

Here at Kalaloch Lodge, we hope to make your stay a memorable one - whether it's relaxation, inspiration, invigoration, or a little bit of each that you're seeking. A big part of this is being prepared for the always dynamic weather that infuses Olympic National Park with a powerful sense of place, one that is sure to stick with you long after your adventure concludes.

Average Low/High Temperatures for Olympic National Park:

January  36/47 Fahrenheit
 February    35/49
 March     37/51
 April      39/55
 May      43/60
 June      48/63
 July      51/67
 August     51/69
 September     47/66
 October    42/58
 November     38/50
 December     35/46

  

Packing Suggestions:

Summer

  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm
  • Insect repellent
  • Comfortable, waterproof hiking boots (leave the new ones at home)
  • Extra socks
  • Sunglasses
  • Recreational gear
  • Light, waterproof jacket
  • Swimsuit
  • Sun hat

Fall

  • Comfortable hiking boots (leave the new ones at home)
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm
  • Extra socks
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Lightweight clothing (layers)
  • Warm clothing
  • Swimsuit
  • Recreational gear

Winter

  • Tire chains
  • Warm clothing
  • Lightweight clothing (layers
  • Waterproof winter jacket
  • Gloves
  • Knit or fleece hat
  • Scarf
  • Snowboard/skis/snowshoes and gear
  • Snow boots
  • Extra socks
  • Sunglasses or goggles
  • Sunscreen

Spring

  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm
  • Insect repellent
  • Extra socks
  • Comfortable hiking boots (leave the new ones at home)
  • Sunglasses
  • Lightweight clothing (layers)
  • Warm clothing
  • Swimsuit
  • Rain poncho (for waterfall viewing)
  • Binoculars (for whale watching)
  • Recreational gear