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Best time to visit Homer, AK, USA

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The best time to visit Homer is April-May

Homer is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, April-May is definitely the time you should visit. This is based on a number of factors such as the weather, cost of flights and accommodation, peak travel periods and more.

The warmest month of the year in Homer is July, where the average temperature gets to around 14℃ (58℉), but temperatures can reach as high as 16℃ (61℉) on the hottest days in summer. In the winter, temperatures can get down to -15℃ (6℉) around January.

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Homer, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Homer in December – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Learn more about when to travel to Homer, the monthly weather breakdown, FAQs and much more below. Once you’ve decided when you want to go, use our handy tools to find the best prices to suit your budget on flights, transport/transfers, places to stay, and loads more!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

June

Most daylight

July

Homer seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Homer as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Homer is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Homer

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Homer for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Homer climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Homer for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Homer in January

  • Average temperature: -4℃ (25℉)
  • Average high temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average low temperature: -6℃ (22℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 64mm (3") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 13 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Homer in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Homer in February

  • Average temperature: -3℃ (26℉)
  • Average high temperature: -2℃ (29℉)
  • Average low temperature: -5℃ (23℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 61mm (2") over 9 days
  • Average snow days: 14 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Homer in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Homer in March

  • Average temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average high temperature: -1℃ (31℉)
  • Average low temperature: -5℃ (23℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 53mm (2") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 13 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Homer in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Homer in April

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (35℉)
  • Average high temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (31℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 54mm (2") over 16 days
  • Average snow days: 8 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Homer in April, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Homer in May

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 55mm (2") over 18 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Homer in May, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Homer in June

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 37mm (1") over 17 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Homer in June, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Homer in July

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 63mm (2") over 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Homer in July, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Homer in August

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 70mm (3") over 19 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Homer in August, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Homer in September

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 98mm (4") over 20 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Homer in September, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.

Homer in October

  • Average temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average high temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 118mm (5") over 18 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Homer in October, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Homer in November

  • Average temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average high temperature: 0℃ (32℉)
  • Average low temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 89mm (4") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 11 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Homer in November, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Homer in December

  • Average temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average high temperature: -2℃ (29℉)
  • Average low temperature: -5℃ (24℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 118mm (5") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 15 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Homer in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Homer is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 14℃ (58℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Homer is generally around June. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in June first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Homer is generally around December, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of December too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Homer, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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