July is the hottest month of the year in Alaska, with the average temperatures in the range of 46°F (7.8°C) to 62°F (16.7°C). The interior of the state sees temperatures above 90°F (32.2°C) at the peak of the summer, while the ocean keeps the coastal areas cooler. Utqiagvik in the far north is one of the coldest places in the state that registers between 34°F (1.1°C) to 46°F (7.8°C), while Tok in the interior is one of the warmest places between 46°F (7.8°C) to 74°F (23.3°C). The evening sunlight stretches past midnight in Nome, just south of the Arctic Circle. July is an excellent time to visit the Denali National Park with numerous wild animals, birds, trails, and campgrounds on offer. Thunderstorms are rare, but wind speeds reach significant levels in the mountains. Jackets are handy in the cool evenings in the upper mountain ranges. Expect crowds at the peak of the tourist season and book accommodations in advance. July is a great time to visit Alaska, with many sunny days.