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

January weather forecast and climate
Craig, AK

A stunning aerial panorama of the magnificent island city of Craig in Alaska, with the surrounding forestry and hilly ranges
A stunning aerial panorama of the magnificent island city of Craig in Alaska, with the surrounding forestry and hilly ranges
January, like December, in Craig, Alaska, is another cold winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between 39.4°F (4.1°C) and 29.7°F (-1.3°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 39.4°F (4.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 29.7°F (-1.3°C), January is the coldest month.

Rainfall

In Craig, during January, the rain falls for 20 days and regularly aggregates up to 8.2" (209.3mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Craig, there are 233 rainfall days, and 97" (2464.4mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. During January, Craig regularly aggregates up to 5.1" (129.5mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Craig, Alaska, 22.5" (571.5mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Craig, in January, the average water temperature is 43.7°F (6.5°C).
Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 7.8h.

Sunshine

In Craig, the average sunshine in January is 2h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 0 in January 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 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.

What is the coldest month in Craig?

The coldest month in Craig, Alaska, is January, with an average high-temperature of 39.4°F (4.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 29.7°F (-1.3°C).

What is the temperature in January in Craig?

In January, the average high-temperature is 39.4°F (4.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 29.7°F (-1.3°C).

How many days does it rain in January in Craig?

In Craig, in January, during 20 rainfall days, 8.2" (209.3mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Craig in January?

During January, Craig regularly aggregates up to 5.1" (129.5mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in January in Craig?

In Craig, Alaska, in January, the average water temperature is 43.7°F (6.5°C). Swimming in 43.7°F (6.5°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Craig have in January?

In January, the average length of the day in Craig, Alaska, is 7.8h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Craig?

In Craig, the average sunshine in January is 2h.

When is the lowest UV index in Craig?

Months with the lowest UV index in Craig are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0.

How high is the UV index in January in Craig?

In Craig, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 0. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Craig, AK
  • Average high temperature in January: 39.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (63.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 29.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (51.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (29.6°F).

Average rainfall in January - Craig, AK
  • Average rainfall in January: 8.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (13.1").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (3.1").

Average rainfall days in January - Craig, AK
  • Average rainfall days in January: 20 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (23 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (15 days).

Average snowfall in January - Craig, AK
  • Average snowfall in January: 5.1"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.3").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average sea temperature in January - Craig, AK
  • Average sea temperature in January: 43.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (56.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (42.8°F).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Craig, AK
  • Average daylight in January: 7.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.2h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h).

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

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