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 High/Low Temperatures for Olympic
National Park:

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

  

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