January weather forecast and climate
Cape Nome, AK

Weather in January

January, like December, in Cape Nome, Alaska, is an extremely cold winter month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 10.4°F (-12°C) and an average low of 2.7°F (-16.3°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 10.4°F (-12°C) and an average low-temperature of 2.7°F (-16.3°C).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 88%.

Rainfall

In Cape Nome, Alaska, during January, the rain falls for 1.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.91" (23mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Cape Nome, Alaska, there are 81.6 rainfall days, and 16.77" (426mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall. In Cape Nome, in January, snow falls for 10.3 days, with typically accumulated 3.58" (91mm) of snow. In Cape Nome, during the entire year, snow falls for 65.1 days, and aggregates up to 25" (635mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 5.5h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Cape Nome, Alaska, is 3.1h.

UV index

January, October through 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 the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Cape Nome?

The coldest month in Cape Nome, Alaska, is January, with an average high-temperature of 10.4°F (-12°C) and an average low-temperature of 2.7°F (-16.3°C).

What is the temperature in January in Cape Nome?

In Cape Nome, in January, the average high-temperature is 10.4°F (-12°C), and the average low-temperature is 2.7°F (-16.3°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Cape Nome?

In Cape Nome, the average relative humidity in January is 88%.

How many days does it rain in January in Cape Nome?

In January, the rain falls for 1.4 days. Throughout January, 0.91" (23mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Cape Nome in January?

In Cape Nome, Alaska, in January, during 10.3 snowfall days, 3.58" (91mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in January in Cape Nome?

In Cape Nome, the average length of the day in January is 5.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Cape Nome have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Cape Nome, Alaska, is 3.1h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Cape Nome?

January, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Cape Nome.

What is the UV index reading in January in Cape Nome?

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

Average temperature in January
Cape Nome, AK

Average temperature in January - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average high temperature in January: 10.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (54.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (10.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 2.7°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (48.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.7°F).

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Average pressure in January
Cape Nome, AK

Average pressure in January - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average pressure in January: 29.84"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (29.94").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (29.7").

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Average wind speed in January
Cape Nome, AK

Average wind speed in January - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average wind speed in January: 10.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (13.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (8mph).

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Average humidity in January
Cape Nome, AK

Average humidity in January - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average humidity in January: 88%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and March (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (76%).

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Average rainfall in January
Cape Nome, AK

Average rainfall in January - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.91"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.2").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (0.71").

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Average rainfall days in January
Cape Nome, AK

Average rainfall days in January - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average rainfall days in January: 1.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (15.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (1.3 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Cape Nome, AK

Average snowfall in January - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average snowfall in January: 3.58"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (5.08").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Cape Nome, AK

Average snowfall days in January - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average snowfall days in January: 10.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (11.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Cape Nome, AK

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average daylight in January: 5.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 21.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4.2h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3.1h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 7.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 0.6h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Cape Nome, AK

Average sunshine days in January - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average sunshine days in January: 20.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (20.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (13.6 days).

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Average UV index in January
Cape Nome, AK

Average UV index in January - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average UV index in January: 1

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 3).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Cape Nome, AK

Average cloud cover in January - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average cloud cover in January: 51

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 60).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 47).

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Average visibility in January
Cape Nome, AK

Average visibility in January - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average visibility in January: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April and December (5mi).

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