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

January weather forecast and climate
Deadhorse, AK

January, the same as December, is a life-threatening cold winter month in Deadhorse, Alaska, with temperature in the range of an average high of -11°F (-23.9°C) and an average low of -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, the average low-temperature is -23.1°F (-30.6°C).

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 4 days. Throughout January, 0.1" (3.8mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Deadhorse, there are 80 rainfall days, and 4" (102.1mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through June, August through December are months with snowfall.

Ocean temperature

Months with the coldest seawater are January through May, November and December, with an average ocean temperature of 28.4°F (-2°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day 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 vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 0 in January interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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 temperature in January in Deadhorse?

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

How much does it rain in Deadhorse in January?

In January, in Deadhorse, Alaska, the rain falls for 4 days. Throughout January, 0.1" (3.8mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Deadhorse in January?

During January, Deadhorse regularly aggregates up to 1.4" (36.1mm) of snow.

When is the ocean coldest in Deadhorse?

Through, May, November and December, with an average ocean temperature of 28.4°F (-2°C).

What is the water temperature in January in Deadhorse?

In Deadhorse, 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.

How many hours of daylight does Deadhorse have in January?

In January, the average length of the day 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 long on average sun shines in January in Deadhorse?

The average sunshine in January in Deadhorse, Alaska, is 0h.

When is 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 intensity in January in Deadhorse?

In Deadhorse, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 0. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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).