January weather forecast
Bettles, AK

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Weather in January

January, like December, is a polar cold winter month in Bettles, Alaska, with an average temperature fluctuating between -13.5°F (-25.3°C) and -2.7°F (-19.3°C).

Temperature

January tends to be the coldest month, with temperatures averaging a daily high of -2.7°F (-19.3°C) and a low of -13.5°F (-25.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January is 90%.

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. In Bettles, in January, during 9.8 snowfall days, 2.95" (75mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 88.7 snowfall days, and 35.59" (904mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 4h and 15min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 11:59 am and sunset at 2:19 pm. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 10:14 am and sunset at 4:24 pm AKST.

Sunshine

In January, 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 estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: A daily high UV index of 1 in January leads to these guidelines:
Those with sensitive skin, infants, and children require constant safeguarding from prolonged sun exposure. Avoiding the Sun during its peak radiation time around midday is a healthy practice. Wearing a wide-brim hat can block approximately 50% of UV radiation, protecting the eyes. Be attentive! The reflective property of snow can nearly double the Sun's UV radiation.
Updated: Jun 11, 2024
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Frequently asked questions

What month is the coldest?

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).

How cold is it in January?

An average high-temperature, in January, in Bettles, 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, the average relative humidity in January is 90%.

What is the driest month?

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

How many days does it rain in January in Bettles?

In Bettles, Alaska, in January, during 1.3 rainfall days, 0.39" (10mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January?

In Bettles, during January, snow falls for 9.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.95" (75mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in January?

In January, the average day length is 4h and 15min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Bettles?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 11:59 am and sunset at 2:19 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 10:14 am and sunset at 4:24 pm AKST.

How many hours of sunshine does Bettles have in January?

In January, the average sunshine duration is 3.1h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index?

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

What is the UV index reading in January?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
Average humidity
Average rainfall days
Average snowfall days
Average daylight
Average sunshine
Average sunshine days
Average UV index
Average cloud cover
Average visibility

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).

Average pressure in January
Bettles, AK

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

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

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).

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%).

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").

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).

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").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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).

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Bettles, AK
  • Average daylight in January: 4h and 2min

The month with the longest days is May (Average daylight: 20h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 0h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 0h and 36min).

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).

Average UV index in January
Bettles, AK

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

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

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).

Average visibility in January
Bettles, AK

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

The 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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