January weather forecast and climate
Skagway, AK

January has the coldest temperatures of the year in Skagway, with the average low temperature in the 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's 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.

What is the coldest month in Skagway?

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 27°F (-2.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 17.2°F (-8.2°C).

What is the temperature in January in Skagway?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Skagway, is 27°F (-2.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 17.2°F (-8.2°C).

How many days does it rain in January in Skagway?

In Skagway, during January, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.2" (55.1mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Skagway in January?

Throughout January, in Skagway, Alaska, 14.2" (360.7mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Skagway?

January is the month with the most snowfall, with 14.2" (360.7mm) of accumulated snow.
Average temperature in January - Skagway, AK
  • 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).

  • 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).

Average rainfall in January - Skagway, AK
  • 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").

Average rainfall days in January - Skagway, AK
  • 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).

Average snowfall in January - Skagway, AK
  • 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").

Average daylight in January - Skagway, AK
  • Average daylight in January: 7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.2h).