January weather forecast and climate
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is another dangerously cold winter month in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, with average temperature ranging between max -7.1°F (-21.7°C) and min -16.6°F (-27°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of -7.1°F (-21.7°C) and an average low-temperature of -16.6°F (-27°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

Months with the least rainfall in Prudhoe Bay are January, April and December Rain falls for 1.3 days and accumulates 0.16" (4mm) of rain.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through June, August through December. In Prudhoe Bay, during January, snow falls for 13.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.79" (20mm) of snow. In Prudhoe Bay, during the entire year, snow falls for 122.8 days, and aggregates up to 10.24" (260mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Prudhoe Bay, the average length of the day is 1.5h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Prudhoe Bay is 0.8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 Prudhoe Bay?

The coldest month in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, is January, with an average high-temperature of -7.1°F (-21.7°C) and an average low-temperature of -16.6°F (-27°C).

What is the temperature in January in Prudhoe Bay?

In January, in Prudhoe Bay, the average high-temperature is -7.1°F (-21.7°C), and the average low-temperature is -16.6°F (-27°C).

What are the most humid months in Prudhoe Bay?

Months with the highest humidity in Prudhoe Bay are January through March and December, with an average relative humidity of 93%.

What is the average humidity in January in Prudhoe Bay?

The average relative humidity in January in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, is 93%.

How many days does it rain in January in Prudhoe Bay?

In Prudhoe Bay, in January, it is raining for 1.3 days, with typically 0.16" (4mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Prudhoe Bay?

January, April and December are months with the least rain in Prudhoe Bay when the rain falls for 1.3 days and typically aggregates up to 0.16" (4mm) of rain.

How many days does it snow in January in Prudhoe Bay?

In Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, in January, during 13.1 snowfall days, 0.79" (20mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in January in Prudhoe Bay?

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

How long on average sun shines in January in Prudhoe Bay?

In January, the average sunshine is 0.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Prudhoe Bay?

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

Average temperature in January
Prudhoe Bay, AK

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

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (51.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-7.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: -16.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (40.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-16.6°F).

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Average pressure in January
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average pressure in January - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average pressure in January: 30.06"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.07").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.84").

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Average wind speed in January
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average wind speed in January - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average wind speed in January: 10.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (11.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (9.8mph).

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Average humidity in January
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average humidity in January - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average humidity in January: 93%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, February, March and December (93%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (76%).

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Average rainfall in January
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average rainfall in January - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.16"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (0.83").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, April and December (0.16").

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Average rainfall days in January
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average rainfall days in January - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average rainfall days in January: 1.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (11.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (0.7 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average snowfall in January - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.79"

The month with the highest snowfall is November (1.81").
The month with the least snowfall is July (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average snowfall days in January - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average snowfall days in January: 13.1 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
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Prudhoe Bay, 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: 6.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0.4h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average sunshine days in January - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average sunshine days in January: 19.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (21 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (14 days).

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Average UV index in January
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average UV index in January - Prudhoe Bay, 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, April, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average cloud cover in January - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average cloud cover in January: 72

Months with the most cloud cover are November and December (Cloud cover 76).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 45).

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Average visibility in January
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Average visibility in January - Prudhoe Bay, AK
  • Average visibility in January: 4mi

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

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