January weather forecast and climate
Nuiqsut, AK

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is a life-threatening cold winter month in Nuiqsut, Alaska, with average temperature fluctuating between -16.8°F (-27.1°C) and -7.1°F (-21.7°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of -7.1°F (-21.7°C) and an average low-temperature of -16.8°F (-27.1°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity are January and December, with an average relative humidity of 93%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall in Nuiqsut. Rain falls for 1.2 days and accumulates 0.2" (5mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through June, August through December. In Nuiqsut, during January, snow falls for 12.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.22" (31mm) of snow. In Nuiqsut, during the entire year, snow falls for 124.7 days, and aggregates up to 17.99" (457mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 1.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Nuiqsut is 0.8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Nuiqsut is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
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 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 Nuiqsut?

January is the coldest month in Nuiqsut, with an average high-temperature of -7.1°F (-21.7°C) and an average low-temperature of -16.8°F (-27.1°C).

What is the temperature in January in Nuiqsut?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Nuiqsut, is -7.1°F (-21.7°C), while the average low-temperature is -16.8°F (-27.1°C).

What is the most humid month in Nuiqsut?

Months with the highest humidity in Nuiqsut, Alaska, are January and December, with an average relative humidity of 93%.

What is the average humidity in January in Nuiqsut?

In January, the average relative humidity in Nuiqsut, Alaska, is 93%.

How many days does it rain in January in Nuiqsut?

In January, in Nuiqsut, the rain falls for 1.2 days. Throughout January, 0.2" (5mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Nuiqsut?

The month with the least rainfall in Nuiqsut is January when the rain falls for 1.2 days and typically collects 0.2" (5mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Nuiqsut?

In Nuiqsut, Alaska, in January, snow falls for 12.9 days, with typically accumulated 1.22" (31mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Nuiqsut have in January?

The average length of the day in January is 1.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Nuiqsut have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Nuiqsut is 0.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Nuiqsut?

In Nuiqsut, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Nuiqsut, AK

Average temperature in January - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average high temperature in January: -7.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (55.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-7.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: -16.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (42.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-16.8°F).

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Average pressure in January
Nuiqsut, AK

Average pressure in January - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average pressure in January: 30.07"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.08").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.84").

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Average wind speed in January
Nuiqsut, AK

Average wind speed in January - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (10.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (8.9mph).

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Average humidity in January
Nuiqsut, AK

Average humidity in January - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average humidity in January: 93%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (93%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (71%).

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Average rainfall in January
Nuiqsut, AK

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

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.18").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in January
Nuiqsut, AK

Average rainfall days in January - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average rainfall days in January: 1.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (13 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (0.7 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Nuiqsut, AK

Average snowfall in January - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average snowfall in January: 1.22"

The month with the highest snowfall is October (3.19").
The month with the least snowfall is July (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Nuiqsut, AK

Average snowfall days in January - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average snowfall days in January: 12.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is November (17.5 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0.2 days).

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

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

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

  • Average sunshine in January: 0.8h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0.3h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Nuiqsut, AK

Average sunshine days in January - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average sunshine days in January: 19.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (21.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (11.8 days).

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Average UV index in January
Nuiqsut, AK

Average UV index in January - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average UV index in January: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 3).
Months with the lowest UV index are February, March, May, September, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Nuiqsut, AK

Average cloud cover in January - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average cloud cover in January: 70

Months with the most cloud cover are November and December (Cloud cover 75).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 44).

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Average visibility in January
Nuiqsut, AK

Average visibility in January - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average visibility in January: 4mi

Months with the highest visibility are June, July, August and September (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, March, November and December (4mi).

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