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

January weather forecast and climate
Cordova, AK

A boat-laden busy bay of Cordova, Alaska, with the view of forests and snow-peaked mountains
A boat-laden busy bay of Cordova, Alaska, with the view of forests and snow-peaked mountains
January, the same as December, is a wintry winter month in Cordova, Alaska, with average temperature varying between 35.1°F (1.7°C) and 25°F (-3.9°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 35.1°F (1.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 25°F (-3.9°C).

Rainfall

In Cordova, during January, the rain falls for 16 days and regularly aggregates up to 13" (329.9mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Cordova, Alaska, there are 206 rainfall days, and 159.6" (4053mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, August, October through December are months with snowfall. During January, Cordova regularly aggregates up to 24.2" (614.7mm) of snow. In Cordova, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 111.3" (2827.1mm).

Ocean temperature

In January, the average ocean temperature is 41.4°F (5.2°C).
Note: Swimming in 41.4°F (5.2°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Cordova is 6.8h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Cordova is 3h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Cordova are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 0 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the coldest month in Cordova?

The coldest month in Cordova is January, with an average high-temperature of 35.1°F (1.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 25°F (-3.9°C).

What is the temperature in January in Cordova?

In Cordova, in January, the average high-temperature is 35.1°F (1.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 25°F (-3.9°C).

How many days does it rain in January in Cordova?

In January, in Cordova, Alaska, the rain falls for 16 days. Throughout January, 13" (329.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Cordova in January?

During January, Cordova regularly aggregates up to 24.2" (614.7mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in January in Cordova?

In January, the average ocean temperature is 41.4°F (5.2°C). Swimming in 41.4°F (5.2°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the average length of the day in January in Cordova?

In January, the average length of the day in Cordova is 6.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Cordova have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Cordova is 3h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Cordova?

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Cordova?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Cordova, Alaska, is 0. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Cordova, AK
  • Average high temperature in January: 35°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (61.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 25°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25°F).

Average rainfall in January - Cordova, AK
  • Average rainfall in January: 13"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (22.1").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (6.7").

Average rainfall days in January - Cordova, AK
  • Average rainfall days in January: 16 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are September and October (21 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, March, April and June (15 days).

Average snowfall in January - Cordova, AK
  • Average snowfall in January: 24.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (25.3").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and September (0").

Average sea temperature in January - Cordova, AK
  • Average sea temperature in January: 41.4°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is July (57.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (39.6°F).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Cordova, AK
  • Average daylight in January: 6.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h).

Average UV index in January - Cordova, 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).