Bethel
Alaska, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Bethel, AK

January, like December, in Bethel, Alaska, is an extremely cold winter month, with average temperature ranging between min 0.7°F (-17.4°C) and max 12.4°F (-10.9°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 12.4°F (-10.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 0.7°F (-17.4°C).

Rainfall

In Bethel, during 8.7 rainfall days, 0.6" (15.7mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Bethel, during the entire year, the rain falls for 142.3 days and collects up to 16.2" (410.9mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Bethel are January through June, September through December.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Bethel is 6.7h.

Sunshine

January, November and December, with an average of 3h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Bethel are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 0 interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Bethel?

With an average high-temperature of 12.4°F (-10.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 0.7°F (-17.4°C), January is the coldest month in Bethel, Alaska.

What is the temperature in January in Bethel?

In January, the average high-temperature is 12.4°F (-10.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 0.7°F (-17.4°C).

How many days does it rain in January in Bethel?

In Bethel, Alaska, during January, the rain falls for 8.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.6" (15.7mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Bethel in January?

In Bethel, Alaska, during January, snow falls for 7.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.8" (147.3mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Bethel have in January?

In Bethel, the average length of the day in January is 6.7h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Bethel?

Months with the least sunshine in Bethel, Alaska, are January, November and December, with an average of 3h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Bethel?

In January, the average sunshine in Bethel, Alaska, is 3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Bethel?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index in Bethel.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Bethel?

In Bethel, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 0. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Bethel, AK
  • Average high temperature in January: 12.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (63.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 0.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (48.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (0.7°F).

Average rainfall in January - Bethel, AK
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (0.5").

Average rainfall days in January - Bethel, AK
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (18.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (5.8 days).

Average snowfall in January - Bethel, AK
  • Average snowfall in January: 5.8"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (9.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in January - Bethel, AK
  • Average snowfall days in January: 7.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is November (9.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Bethel, AK
  • Average daylight in January: 6.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.8h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in January - Bethel, AK
  • Average UV index in January: 0

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 0).