January weather forecast
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

Weather in January

January, like December, in Kodiak, Alaska, is another cold winter month, with an average temperature ranging between max 35.4°F (1.9°C) and min 30.7°F (-0.7°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 35.4°F (1.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 30.7°F (-0.7°C).

Humidity

In Kodiak, Alaska, the average relative humidity in January is 83%.

Rainfall

In Kodiak, Alaska, during January, the rain falls for 13.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.66" (93mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 171.2 rainfall days, and 37.32" (948mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall in Kodiak. In Kodiak, during January, snow falls for 6.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.52" (64mm) of snow. In Kodiak, during the entire year, snow falls for 35.1 days and aggregates up to 13.74" (349mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Kodiak, in January, the average water temperature is 40.6°F (4.8°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 7h and 24min.
On the first day of January, sunrise is at 9:52 am and sunset at 4:33 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 9:13 am and sunset at 5:33 pm AKST.

Sunshine

The months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 2.6h of sunshine.

UV index

The month with the lowest UV index in Kodiak is January, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from 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:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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 the 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Kodiak?

With an average high-temperature of 35.4°F (1.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 30.7°F (-0.7°C), January is the coldest month in Kodiak.

What is the average humidity in January in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, the average relative humidity in January is 83%.

How many days does it rain in January in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, during January, the rain falls for 13.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.66" (93mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Kodiak in January?

In Kodiak, Alaska, during January, snow falls for 6.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.52" (64mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in January in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, the average seawater temperature in January is 40.6°F (4.8°C). 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.

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

The average day length in January in Kodiak, Alaska, is 7h and 24min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Kodiak?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 9:52 am and sunset at 4:33 pm. On the last day of the month, in Kodiak, Alaska, sunrise is at 9:13 am and sunset at 5:33 pm AKST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kodiak?

January and December, with an average of 2.6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Kodiak.

How many hours of sunshine does Kodiak have in January?

The average sunshine duration in January is 2.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Kodiak?

With an average maximum UV index of 1, January is the month with the lowest UV index in Kodiak.

What is the UV index reading in January in Kodiak?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Kodiak, AK

Average temperature in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average high temperature in January: 35.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (57.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 30.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (50.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (30.6°F).

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Average pressure in January
Kodiak, AK

Average pressure in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average pressure in January: 29.56"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.98"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (29.55"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Kodiak, AK

Average wind speed in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average wind speed in January: 13.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (14.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.8mph).

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Average humidity in January
Kodiak, AK

Average humidity in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average humidity in January: 83%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (86%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are March and November (80%).

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Average rainfall in January
Kodiak, AK

Average rainfall in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average rainfall in January: 3.66"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and November (4.53").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (1.85").

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Average rainfall days in January
Kodiak, AK

Average rainfall days in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average rainfall days in January: 13.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is March (10.8 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Kodiak, AK

Average snowfall in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average snowfall in January: 2.52"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (3.15").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Kodiak, AK

Average snowfall days in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average snowfall days in January: 6.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (8.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Kodiak, AK

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).

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average daylight in January: 7h and 24min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6h and 39min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8.3h).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 2.6).

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Average sunshine days in January
Kodiak, AK

Average sunshine days in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average sunshine days in January: 11.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (14.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (10.7 days).

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Average UV index in January
Kodiak, AK

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

The months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 3).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Kodiak, AK

Average cloud cover in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average cloud cover in January: 63

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 52).

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Average visibility in January
Kodiak, AK

Average visibility in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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