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

January weather forecast and climate
Kodiak, AK

Natural forests, mountains, and distant hill ranges surrounding the small town of Kodiak in Alaska
Natural forests, mountains, and distant hill ranges surrounding the small town of Kodiak in Alaska
January, the same as December, is a wintry winter month in Kodiak, Alaska, with average temperature ranging between max 35.1°F (1.7°C) and min 24.6°F (-4.1°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 35.1°F (1.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 24.6°F (-4.1°C), January is the coldest month.

Rainfall

In Kodiak, during January, the rain falls for 17 days and regularly aggregates up to 8.2" (207.5mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Kodiak, there are 191 rainfall days, and 75.4" (1913.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Kodiak.

Ocean temperature

In Kodiak, Alaska, the average seawater temperature is 40.6°F (4.8°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.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 7.4h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 4h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
In January, the average maximum UV index of 0 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Kodiak?

With an average high-temperature of 35.1°F (1.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 24.6°F (-4.1°C), January is the coldest month in Kodiak.

What is the temperature in January in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, in January, the average high-temperature is 35.1°F (1.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 24.6°F (-4.1°C).

How much does it rain in Kodiak in January?

In Kodiak, Alaska, in January, during 17 rainfall days, 8.2" (207.5mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Kodiak in January?

In Kodiak, in January, 15.6" (396.2mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How cold is the water in January in Kodiak?

In January, the average ocean temperature is 40.6°F (4.8°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

How many hours of daylight does Kodiak have in January?

In January, the average length of the day in Kodiak, Alaska, is 7.4h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, the average sunshine in January is 4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Kodiak?

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Kodiak?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Kodiak, Alaska, is 0. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average high temperature in January: 35°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (61.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 24.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (48.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.7°F).

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

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (8.4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (4.1").

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

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, May and December (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (14 days).

Average snowfall in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average snowfall in January: 15.6"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (17.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average sea temperature in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average sea temperature in January: 40.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (53.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (39.5°F).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average daylight in January: 7.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

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

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