Leaving for Alaska and bummed about weather

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  1. MillauFr

    MillauFr Buzz & Woody

    Aug 5, 2011
    The Alaska weather, 60s and showers is still better than most of the rest of the country in the Summer, 80s-90s and very humid. I don't think I could last more than a few days in Florida with that humidity.
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  3. jdb in AZ

    jdb in AZ <font color=green>It could end up curdled<br><font

    Feb 11, 2011
    Definitely. Alaska's summers are sooo much better than Florida's.

    When we were in Ketchikan the end of May we got a few sprinkles, more of a light mist, not even worth opening an umbrella for, and we overheard another tourist whining about the lousy weather. :sad2: We don't get much rain around here, so we enjoy it whenever and wherever we can get it.
  4. jiminyC_fan

    jiminyC_fan <font color=FF00CC>Missing Captain Mickey!<br><fon

    Jul 24, 2001
    We had rain/drizzle almost everyday on our HAL cruise. It did not spoil the cruise at all. Just pack for it and go have fun!
  5. TwingleMomFl

    TwingleMomFl Mouseketeer

    Apr 19, 2011
    We had such low cloud coverage in Juneau on our July 8th sailing , that our dog sledding got cancelled. We booked in port a whale watching and glacier tour. We were soooo bummed. Had it planned and booked since January!!! Oh we'll, what could we do?

    Funny thing is the forecast before leaving Vancouver , was sunshine! I want to know where that went!

    Skagway we has light misting rain as we went up into the Yukon. It was still great taking.

    Ketchikan was cloudy but ended up misting rain by afternoon. We did misty fjords and it was breath taking as well.

    Tracy arm was clear and so was all out other sea days. So , I can't complain.

    I just say we will just have to return to do our dog sledding glacier tour!
  6. TwingleMomFl

    TwingleMomFl Mouseketeer

    Apr 19, 2011
    As a side note, I was pleasantly surprised to see in Juneau upon our exiting the ship, DCL provided rain ponchos for no additional charge. However they were not offering them in port on other days. I came prepared with hats, gloves, ponchos, rain boots, you name it, I had it. And it may not have been raining when I left the ship or cold, but it was nice to have it when and if I needed it.

    Our Tracy arm day started out blustery but by mid afternoon we were down to shirts and jeans! Definitely, layer, layers, layers is key in all ports!

    Even in Juneau on our not so happy day. We decided to skip the dining room and eat dinner in beach blanket for the great views! Cloudy and all it was simply amazing!

    Have a wonderful cruise. I wish I was going again!!!
  7. Tiggrou

    Tiggrou Mouseketeer

    Jun 4, 2013
    That's funny, because I'll be on this cruise too and I'm so anxious about what to pack! And about my Juneau excursion to be cancelled as we took the dog sledding on Mendenhall Glacier!

    I hope we will have a great weather on this fanastic cruise!:yay:
  8. doriemg

    doriemg Mouseketeer

    May 10, 2002
    Woohoo Tiggrou - Only 4 days to go! It's going to be an awesome trip. Keep positive thoughts that our helicopter tours won't get cancelled. By the way, you're lucky you got the dog sledding on Mendenhall Glacier excursion. It was sold out when I tried to book it. See you in Vancouver.

    Thanks again to everyone!
  9. sayhello

    sayhello Have Camera, Will Travel Moderator

    Oct 28, 2006
    Wow! You already took this cruise, MJ? ;) Time Traveler!


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