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

January weather forecast and climate
Deadhorse, AK

January, the same as December, is another dangerously cold winter month in Deadhorse, Alaska, with average temperature fluctuating between -11°F (-23.9°C) and -23.1°F (-30.6°C).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in December - a still dangerously cold -11°F (-23.9°C). In Deadhorse, Alaska, the average low-temperature is -23.1°F (-30.6°C).

Rainfall

In Deadhorse, it is raining for 4 days, with typically 0.1" (3.8mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 80 rainfall days, and 4" (102.1mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through June, August through December are months with snowfall in Deadhorse, Alaska. During January, Deadhorse regularly aggregates up to 1.4" (36.1mm) of snow. In Deadhorse, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 23.7" (602.8mm).

Ocean temperature

January through May, November and December, with an average ocean temperature of 28.4°F (-2°C), are months with the coldest seawater.
Note: For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Deadhorse is 1.5h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 0h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Deadhorse are January, February, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 0 in January interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in January in Deadhorse?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Deadhorse, is -11°F (-23.9°C), while the average low-temperature is -23.1°F (-30.6°C).

How many days does it rain in January in Deadhorse?

In Deadhorse, in January, it is raining for 4 days, with typically 0.1" (3.8mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Deadhorse in January?

In Deadhorse, in January, 1.4" (36.1mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What months are the ocean coldest in Deadhorse?

January through May, November and December, with an average ocean temperature of 28.4°F (-2°C), are months with the coldest seawater in Deadhorse, Alaska.

How cold is the water in January in Deadhorse?

In Deadhorse, Alaska, in January, the average water temperature is 28.4°F (-2°C). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

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

In January, the average length of the day in Deadhorse is 1.5h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Deadhorse?

Months with the least sunshine in Deadhorse are January and December, with an average of 0h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Deadhorse have in January?

In Deadhorse, the average sunshine in January is 0h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index in Deadhorse are January, February, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 0.

What is the UV index reading in January in Deadhorse?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Deadhorse, Alaska, is 0. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average high temperature in January: -11°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (54°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-13°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: -23.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (38.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-23.6°F).

Average rainfall in January - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are February, March, April, May and November (0.1").

Average rainfall days in January - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average rainfall days in January: 4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (11 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, March, April and May (4 days).

Average snowfall in January - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average snowfall in January: 1.4"

The month with the highest snowfall is October (8.1").
The month with the lowest snowfall is July (0").

Average sea temperature in January - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average sea temperature in January: 28°F

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (36°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April, May, November and December (28°F).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average daylight in January: 1.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 0h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 0h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 0).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, October, November and December (UV index 0).