January weather forecast
Prudhoe Bay, AK

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is a life-threatening cold winter month in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, with an average temperature varying between -16.6°F (-27°C) and -7.1°F (-21.7°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

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

Rainfall

The 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

January through June, August through December are months with snowfall. In Prudhoe Bay, during 13.1 snowfall days, 0.79" (20mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 122.8 snowfall days, and 10.24" (260mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 1h and 26min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 3:00 pm and sunset at 3:00 pm. On the last day of January, in Prudhoe Bay, sunrise is at 10:45 am and sunset at 3:28 pm AKST.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In Prudhoe Bay, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in January 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 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 Prudhoe Bay?

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

What are the most humid months in Prudhoe Bay?

January through March and December, with an average relative humidity of 93%, are most humid months in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska.

What is the average humidity in January in Prudhoe Bay?

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

What is the driest month in Prudhoe Bay?

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

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

In January, in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, the rain falls for 1.3 days. Throughout January, 0.16" (4mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

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

In Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, in January, snow falls for 13.1 days, with typically accumulated 0.79" (20mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Prudhoe Bay have in January?

In Prudhoe Bay, the average day length in January is 1h and 26min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Prudhoe Bay?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 3:00 pm and sunset at 3:00 pm. On the last day of the month, in Prudhoe Bay, sunrise is at 10:45 am and sunset at 3:28 pm AKST.

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

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

How high is the UV index in January in Prudhoe Bay?

In Prudhoe Bay, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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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"Hg

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

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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%

The 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: 1h and 26min

The month with the longest days is August (Average daylight: 18h and 13min).
The months with the shortest days are June and December (Average daylight: 0h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 0h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0h and 24min).

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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

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 3).
The 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

The 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

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

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