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

January weather forecast and climate
Valdez, AK

Lake water and grown-in surface vegetation in Valdez Province, Alaska
Lake water and grown-in surface vegetation in Valdez Province, Alaska
January, the same as December, in Valdez, Alaska, is a freezing cold winter month, with average temperature ranging between max 26.6°F (-3°C) and min 17.2°F (-8.2°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 26.6°F (-3°C) and an average low-temperature of 17.2°F (-8.2°C).

Rainfall

In Valdez, it is raining for 17.1 days, with typically 6" (152.9mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Valdez, there are 199.8 rainfall days, and 67.4" (1712.2mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall in Valdez. In January, it is snowing for 11.8 days. Throughout January, 57" (1447.8mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 70.4 snowfall days, and 297.7" (7561.6mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Valdez, Alaska, the average water temperature is 40.5°F (4.7°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 6.6h.

What is the coldest month in Valdez?

January is the coldest month in Valdez, Alaska, with an average high-temperature of 26.6°F (-3°C) and an average low-temperature of 17.2°F (-8.2°C).

What is the temperature in January in Valdez?

In Valdez, in January, the average high-temperature is 26.6°F (-3°C), and the average low-temperature is 17.2°F (-8.2°C).

How many days does it rain in January in Valdez?

In January, the rain falls for 17.1 days. Throughout January, 6" (152.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Valdez?

In Valdez, Alaska, during January, snow falls for 11.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 57" (1447.8mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in January in Valdez?

In Valdez, in January, the average water temperature is 40.5°F (4.7°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

What is the average length of the day in January in Valdez?

The average length of the day in January in Valdez, Alaska, is 6.6h.
Average temperature in January - Valdez, AK
  • Average high temperature in January: 26.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (62.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 17.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (48°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.2°F).

Average rainfall in January - Valdez, AK
  • Average rainfall in January: 6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (9.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (3").

Average rainfall days in January - Valdez, AK
  • Average rainfall days in January: 17.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (20.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (14.2 days).

Average snowfall in January - Valdez, AK
  • Average snowfall in January: 57"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (67.6").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in January - Valdez, AK
  • Average snowfall days in January: 11.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (13.6 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Valdez, AK
  • Average sea temperature in January: 40.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is July (56.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (38.9°F).

Average daylight in January - Valdez, AK
  • Average daylight in January: 6.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.7h).