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

January weather forecast and climate
Haines, AK

Part of the famed Cannery fishing village along the Pacific Ocean in Haines, Alaska, with a forest background and snow-peaked mountain glaciers
Part of the famed Cannery fishing village along the Pacific Ocean in Haines, Alaska, with a forest background and snow-peaked mountain glaciers
January, like December, is another subzero cold winter month in Haines, Alaska, with average temperature ranging between max 29.8°F (-1.2°C) and min 19.6°F (-6.9°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 29.8°F (-1.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 19.6°F (-6.9°C).

Rainfall

In Haines, it is raining for 17 days, with typically 5.1" (129mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 173 rainfall days, and 47.5" (1207.7mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall in Haines. The month with the most snowfall is January when 30.5" (774.7mm) of snow is typically aggregated.

Ocean temperature

In Haines, in January, the average water temperature is 40.5°F (4.7°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

The average length of the day in January in Haines is 7.1h.

What is the coldest month in Haines?

With an average high-temperature of 29.8°F (-1.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 19.6°F (-6.9°C), January is the coldest month in Haines, Alaska.

What is the temperature in January in Haines?

In Haines, Alaska, in January, the average high-temperature is 29.8°F (-1.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 19.6°F (-6.9°C).

How much does it rain in Haines in January?

In Haines, Alaska, in January, it is raining for 17 days, with typically 5.1" (129mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Haines in January?

In Haines, Alaska, in January, 30.5" (774.7mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Haines?

The month with the most snowfall in Haines is January when 30.5" (774.7mm) of snow is typically aggregated.

How cold is the water in January in Haines?

In January, the average ocean temperature in Haines is 40.5°F (4.7°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 Haines have in January?

In January, the average length of the day in Haines is 7.1h.
Average temperature in January - Haines, AK
  • Average high temperature in January: 29.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (65.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 19.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (51.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.6°F).

Average rainfall in January - Haines, AK
  • Average rainfall in January: 5.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (8.5").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are May, June and July (1.5").

Average rainfall days in January - Haines, AK
  • Average rainfall days in January: 17 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (21 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are May and June (9 days).

Average snowfall in January - Haines, AK
  • Average snowfall in January: 30.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (30.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average sea temperature in January - Haines, AK
  • Average sea temperature in January: 40.4°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (53.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (39.6°F).

Average daylight in January - Haines, AK
  • Average daylight in January: 7.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.3h).