January weather forecast and climate
Craig, AK

The magnificent island city of Craig in Alaska, with the surrounding forestry and hilly ranges
The magnificent island city of Craig in Alaska, with the surrounding forestry and hilly ranges

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is a wintry winter month in Craig, Alaska, with average temperature fluctuating between 38.1°F (3.4°C) and 32.9°F (0.5°C).

Temperature

January, February and December, with an average high-temperature of 38.1°F (3.4°C), are the coldest months.

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity are January and August, with an average relative humidity of 89%.

Rainfall

In Craig, Alaska, during January, the rain falls for 14.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 7.83" (199mm) of precipitation. In Craig, during the entire year, the rain falls for 210.2 days and collects up to 70.71" (1796mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Craig, during 16.8 snowfall days, 21.46" (545mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Craig, during the entire year, snow falls for 89.4 days, and aggregates up to 107.56" (2732mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Craig, in January, the average water temperature is 43.7°F (6.5°C).
Note: 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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

With an average of 2.6h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in Craig.

UV index

January, February, 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 the ordinary 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Craig?

The coldest months in Craig are January, February and December, with an average high-temperature of 38.1°F (3.4°C).

What is the temperature in January in Craig?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Craig, Alaska, is 38.1°F (3.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 32.9°F (0.5°C).

What is the most humid month in Craig?

Months with the highest humidity are January and August, with an average relative humidity of 89%.

What is the average humidity in January in Craig?

The average relative humidity in January in Craig, Alaska, is 89%.

How much does it rain in Craig in January?

In Craig, in January, it is raining for 14.3 days, with typically 7.83" (199mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Craig?

In Craig, Alaska, during January, snow falls for 16.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 21.46" (545mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in January in Craig?

In Craig, the average seawater temperature in January 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.

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

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Craig?

The month with the least sunshine is January, with an average of 2.6h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Craig?

In January, the average sunshine in Craig is 2.6h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index in Craig, Alaska, are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

How high is the UV index in January in Craig?

In Craig, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Craig, AK

Average temperature in January - Craig, AK
  • Average high temperature in January: 38.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (59.5°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February and December (38.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 32.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (51.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (31.8°F).

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Average pressure in January
Craig, AK

Average pressure in January - Craig, AK
  • Average pressure in January: 29.8"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (30.06").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (29.76").

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Average wind speed in January
Craig, AK

Average wind speed in January - Craig, AK
  • Average wind speed in January: 10.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (5.6mph).

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Average humidity in January
Craig, AK

Average humidity in January - Craig, AK
  • Average humidity in January: 89%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and August (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (82%).

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Average rainfall in January
Craig, AK

Average rainfall in January - Craig, AK
  • Average rainfall in January: 7.83"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (8.54").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (2.68").

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Average rainfall days in January
Craig, AK

Average rainfall days in January - Craig, AK
  • Average rainfall days in January: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (22.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.8 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Craig, AK

Average snowfall in January - Craig, AK
  • Average snowfall in January: 21.46"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (23.39").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Craig, AK

Average snowfall days in January - Craig, AK
  • Average snowfall days in January: 16.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (17.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Craig, AK

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).

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

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.2h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2.6h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.6h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Craig, AK

Average sunshine days in January - Craig, AK
  • Average sunshine days in January: 7.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (10.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (4.8 days).

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Average UV index in January
Craig, AK

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

Months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Craig, AK

Average cloud cover in January - Craig, AK
  • Average cloud cover in January: 73

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 73).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 60).

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Average visibility in January
Craig, AK

Average visibility in January - Craig, AK
  • Average visibility in January: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are February and October (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is August (4mi).

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