Dress in layers.
Sitka’s weather can be very unpredictable! Start with a short sleeve shirt, add a sweater or fleece and a light waterproof jacket. You can easily add or remove layers depending on weather changes or your activity. Comfortable, weather resistant walking shoes are a must year-round. Sitka is located in a temperate rain forest, and receives approximately 95 inches of precipitation annually. The climate is very mild and cool with average high temperatures ranging from 61F in July to 37.5F in December.