January weather forecast and climate
Bettles, AK

Weather in January

January, like December, is another arctic cold winter month in Bettles, Alaska, with average temperature varying between -2.7°F (-19.3°C) and -13.5°F (-25.3°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of -2.7°F (-19.3°C) and an average low-temperature of -13.5°F (-25.3°C).

Humidity

In Bettles, the average relative humidity in January is 90%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 1.3 days and accumulates 0.39" (10mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. In Bettles, during January, snow falls for 9.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.95" (75mm) of snow. In Bettles, Alaska, during the entire year, snow falls for 88.7 days, and aggregates up to 35.59" (904mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 4.3h.

Sunshine

In Bettles, Alaska, the average sunshine is 3.1h.

UV index

January, March, April, September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Bettles?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of -2.7°F (-19.3°C) and an average low-temperature of -13.5°F (-25.3°C).

What is the temperature in January in Bettles?

In Bettles, in January, the average high-temperature is -2.7°F (-19.3°C), and the average low-temperature is -13.5°F (-25.3°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Bettles?

In January, the average relative humidity in Bettles is 90%.

How much does it rain in Bettles in January?

In Bettles, during January, the rain falls for 1.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.39" (10mm) of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Bettles?

The month with the least rainfall in Bettles, Alaska, is January when the rain falls for 1.3 days and typically collects 0.39" (10mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Bettles in January?

In Bettles, in January, snow falls for 9.8 days, with typically accumulated 2.95" (75mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Bettles have in January?

In January, the average length of the day in Bettles is 4.3h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Bettles?

In January, the average sunshine in Bettles is 3.1h.

When is the lowest UV index in Bettles?

January, March, April, September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Bettles.

How high is the UV index in January in Bettles?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Bettles, AK

Average temperature in January - Bettles, AK
  • Average high temperature in January: -2.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (68.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-2.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: -13.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (49.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-13.5°F).

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Average pressure in January
Bettles, AK

Average pressure in January - Bettles, AK
  • Average pressure in January: 30.01"

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and February (30.01").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.8").

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Average wind speed in January
Bettles, AK

Average wind speed in January - Bettles, AK
  • Average wind speed in January: 4.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are June and July (5.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (4.1mph).

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Average humidity in January
Bettles, AK

Average humidity in January - Bettles, AK
  • Average humidity in January: 90%

The month with the highest relative humidity is April (93%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (52%).

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Average rainfall in January
Bettles, AK

Average rainfall in January - Bettles, AK
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.39"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.5").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.39").

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Average rainfall days in January
Bettles, AK

Average rainfall days in January - Bettles, AK
  • Average rainfall days in January: 1.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (14.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (1.3 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Bettles, AK

Average snowfall in January - Bettles, AK
  • Average snowfall in January: 2.95"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (6.54").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Bettles, AK

Average snowfall days in January - Bettles, AK
  • Average snowfall days in January: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (13.4 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Bettles, AK

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Bettles, AK
  • Average daylight in January: 4.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 2.2h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3.1h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 0.6h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Bettles, AK

Average sunshine days in January - Bettles, AK
  • Average sunshine days in January: 22.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (22.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (14.2 days).

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Average UV index in January
Bettles, AK

Average UV index in January - Bettles, AK
  • Average UV index in January: 1

Months with the highest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, March, April, September, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Bettles, AK

Average cloud cover in January - Bettles, AK
  • Average cloud cover in January: 44

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 58).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 36).

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Average visibility in January
Bettles, AK

Average visibility in January - Bettles, AK
  • Average visibility in January: 4mi

Months with the highest visibility are June, July, August and September (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is April (3mi).

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