January weather forecast and climate
Sterling, AK

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Sterling, Alaska, is a freezing cold winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between 21.9°F (-5.6°C) and 14.4°F (-9.8°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 21.9°F (-5.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 14.4°F (-9.8°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 90%, are most humid months in Sterling.

Rainfall

In Sterling, during January, the rain falls for 8.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation. In Sterling, during the entire year, the rain falls for 135.9 days and collects up to 12.4" (315mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. In January, in Sterling, it is snowing for 9.8 days. Throughout January, 2.87" (73mm) of snow is accumulated. In Sterling, during the entire year, snow falls for 65.1 days, and aggregates up to 23.27" (591mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Sterling, Alaska, is 3.7h.

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. 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 Sterling?

The coldest month in Sterling, Alaska, is January, with an average high-temperature of 21.9°F (-5.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 14.4°F (-9.8°C).

What is the temperature in January in Sterling?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Sterling, is 21.9°F (-5.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 14.4°F (-9.8°C).

What is the most humid month in Sterling?

Months with the highest humidity in Sterling, Alaska, are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 90%.

What is the average humidity in January in Sterling?

In January, the average relative humidity in Sterling, Alaska, is 90%.

How much does it rain in Sterling in January?

In Sterling, in January, it is raining for 8.1 days, with typically 0.59" (15mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Sterling?

In Sterling, Alaska, in January, during 9.8 snowfall days, 2.87" (73mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Sterling have in January?

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

How long on average sun shines in January in Sterling?

In January, the average sunshine is 3.7h.

How high is the UV index in January in Sterling?

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

Average temperature in January
Sterling, AK

Average temperature in January - Sterling, AK
  • Average high temperature in January: 21.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (66.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (21.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 14.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14.4°F).

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Average pressure in January
Sterling, AK

Average pressure in January - Sterling, AK
  • Average pressure in January: 29.67"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.96").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are November and December (29.64").

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Average wind speed in January
Sterling, AK

Average wind speed in January - Sterling, AK
  • Average wind speed in January: 5.7mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are November and December (6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in January
Sterling, AK

Average humidity in January - Sterling, AK
  • Average humidity in January: 90%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (64%).

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Average rainfall in January
Sterling, AK

Average rainfall in January - Sterling, AK
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.59"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (1.77").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in January
Sterling, AK

Average rainfall days in January - Sterling, AK
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.3 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Sterling, AK

Average snowfall in January - Sterling, AK
  • Average snowfall in January: 2.87"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.31").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Sterling, AK

Average snowfall days in January - Sterling, AK
  • Average snowfall days in January: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (13.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Sterling, 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: 5.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3.7h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.3h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Sterling, AK

Average sunshine days in January - Sterling, AK
  • Average sunshine days in January: 15.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (16.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (11 days).

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Average UV index in January
Sterling, AK

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are February and November (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Sterling, AK

Average cloud cover in January - Sterling, AK
  • Average cloud cover in January: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 53).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 45).

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Average visibility in January
Sterling, AK

Average visibility in January - Sterling, AK
  • Average visibility in January: 4mi

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

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