January weather forecast and climate
Orca, AK

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Orca, Alaska, is another subzero cold winter month, with average temperature ranging between min 24.8°F (-4°C) and max 30.2°F (-1°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 30.2°F (-1°C) and an average low-temperature of 24.8°F (-4°C).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Orca is 80%.

Rainfall

In Orca, during January, the rain falls for 13.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 6.69" (170mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 191.3 rainfall days, and 72.4" (1839mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Orca. In Orca, in January, snow falls for 10.3 days, with typically accumulated 12.64" (321mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 66.1 snowfall days, and 74.57" (1894mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 6.8h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 2.5h.

UV index

In Orca, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in January interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Orca?

January is the coldest month in Orca, with an average high-temperature of 30.2°F (-1°C) and an average low-temperature of 24.8°F (-4°C).

What is the temperature in January in Orca?

In Orca, Alaska, in January, the average high-temperature is 30.2°F (-1°C), and the average low-temperature is 24.8°F (-4°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Orca?

The average relative humidity in January in Orca, Alaska, is 80%.

How much does it rain in Orca in January?

In Orca, Alaska, in January, it is raining for 13.6 days, with typically 6.69" (170mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Orca in January?

In Orca, in January, during 10.3 snowfall days, 12.64" (321mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Orca have in January?

In January, the average length of the day in Orca is 6.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Orca have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Orca is 2.5h.

How high is the UV index in January in Orca?

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

Average temperature in January
Orca, AK

Average temperature in January - Orca, AK
  • Average high temperature in January: 30.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (58.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 24.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (50°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.8°F).

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Average pressure in January
Orca, AK

Average pressure in January - Orca, AK
  • Average pressure in January: 29.7"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (30").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (29.65").

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Average wind speed in January
Orca, AK

Average wind speed in January - Orca, AK
  • Average wind speed in January: 12.1mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and November (12.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is June (5.2mph).

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Average humidity in January
Orca, AK

Average humidity in January - Orca, AK
  • Average humidity in January: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (75%).

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Average rainfall in January
Orca, AK

Average rainfall in January - Orca, AK
  • Average rainfall in January: 6.69"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (9.09").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (2.72").

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Average rainfall days in January
Orca, AK

Average rainfall days in January - Orca, AK
  • Average rainfall days in January: 13.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (21 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.6 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Orca, AK

Average snowfall in January - Orca, AK
  • Average snowfall in January: 12.64"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (17.76").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Orca, AK

Average snowfall days in January - Orca, AK
  • Average snowfall days in January: 10.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (12.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Orca, AK
  • Average daylight in January: 6.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.8h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2.5h

Months with the most sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 7.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.1h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Orca, AK

Average sunshine days in January - Orca, AK
  • Average sunshine days in January: 10.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (12.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (8 days).

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Average UV index in January
Orca, AK

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Orca, AK

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

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 68).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 57).

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Average visibility in January
Orca, AK

Average visibility in January - Orca, AK
  • Average visibility in January: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, August and December (5mi).

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