Alaska, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and Climate
Skagway, AK

January has the coldest temperatures of the year in Skagway with the average low temperature around a freezing 17°F (-8.3°C). The strong arctic winds bring bone-chilling cold to the region with many nights dropping below 0°F (-17.8°C).
January is the time for snowmobiles as the ground remains frozen with the highest snowfall of the year of 14.2" (360.7mm). New Year week is frigid in Skagway, and the lack of sunshine means dark skies and gloomy days. Precipitation is to the tune of 2.1" (53.3mm) in January, and many people enjoy winter recreation and sports with the right kind of clothing and gear.
  • The average high temperature in January: 26.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (66.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.9°F).

  • The average low temperature in January: 17.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.3°F).

  • The average rainfall in January: 2.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (4.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (1.1").

  • The average rainfall days in January: 9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (18 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are April, May and June (8 days).

  • The average snowfall in January: 14.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (14.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").