January weather forecast and climate
Wrangell, AK

A stunning view of Wrangell within St Elias National Park in Alaska, featuring a landscape of water, fields, and distant snowy mountains
A stunning view of Wrangell within St Elias National Park in Alaska, featuring a landscape of water, fields, and distant snowy mountains

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is another cold winter month in Wrangell, Alaska, with average temperature fluctuating between 27.3°F (-2.6°C) and 32.7°F (0.4°C).

Temperature

In Wrangell, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in December - a still cold 32.7°F (0.4°C). In January, the average low-temperature is 27.3°F (-2.6°C).

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity in Wrangell are January and August, with an average relative humidity of 86%.

Rainfall

In Wrangell, during January, the rain falls for 15.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 6.02" (153mm) of precipitation. In Wrangell, during the entire year, the rain falls for 197.9 days and collects up to 53.03" (1347mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Wrangell, Alaska, are January through May, October through December. In Wrangell, Alaska, during 8.6 snowfall days, 11.73" (298mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Wrangell, during the entire year, snow falls for 47.5 days, and aggregates up to 58.23" (1479mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Wrangell, in January, the average water temperature is 42.4°F (5.8°C).
Note: Swimming in 42.4°F (5.8°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Wrangell is 7.7h.

Sunshine

January and November, with an average of 3.4h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Wrangell.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary 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 temperature in January in Wrangell?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Wrangell, is 32.7°F (0.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 27.3°F (-2.6°C).

What are the most humid months in Wrangell?

Months with the highest humidity in Wrangell, Alaska, are January and August, with an average relative humidity of 86%.

What is the average humidity in January in Wrangell?

In January, the average relative humidity in Wrangell, Alaska, is 86%.

How many days does it rain in January in Wrangell?

In Wrangell, in January, during 15.8 rainfall days, 6.02" (153mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Wrangell?

In Wrangell, Alaska, during January, snow falls for 8.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 11.73" (298mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in January in Wrangell?

In Wrangell, in January, the average water temperature is 42.4°F (5.8°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Wrangell have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Wrangell, Alaska, is 7.7h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Wrangell?

January and November, with an average of 3.4h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Wrangell have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Wrangell is 3.4h.

How high is the UV index in January in Wrangell?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Wrangell is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Wrangell, AK

Average temperature in January - Wrangell, AK
  • Average high temperature in January: 32.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (59.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (32.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 27.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (25.9°F).

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Average pressure in January
Wrangell, AK

Average pressure in January - Wrangell, AK
  • Average pressure in January: 29.85"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (30.05").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (29.8").

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Average wind speed in January
Wrangell, AK

Average wind speed in January - Wrangell, AK
  • Average wind speed in January: 8.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (3.9mph).

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Average humidity in January
Wrangell, AK

Average humidity in January - Wrangell, AK
  • Average humidity in January: 86%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and August (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (81%).

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Average rainfall in January
Wrangell, AK

Average rainfall in January - Wrangell, AK
  • Average rainfall in January: 6.02"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (6.3").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (2.01").

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Average rainfall days in January
Wrangell, AK

Average rainfall days in January - Wrangell, AK
  • Average rainfall days in January: 15.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (20.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.5 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Wrangell, AK

Average snowfall in January - Wrangell, AK
  • Average snowfall in January: 11.73"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (13.46").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Wrangell, AK

Average snowfall days in January - Wrangell, AK
  • Average snowfall days in January: 8.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (10.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Wrangell, AK

Average sea temperature in January - Wrangell, AK
  • Average sea temperature in January: 42.4°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (54.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (41.5°F).

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Wrangell, AK
  • Average daylight in January: 7.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3.4h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 7.4h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and November (Average sunshine: 3.4).

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Average sunshine days in January
Wrangell, AK

Average sunshine days in January - Wrangell, AK
  • Average sunshine days in January: 10.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (12.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (8 days).

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Average UV index in January
Wrangell, AK

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

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

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Average cloud cover in January
Wrangell, AK

Average cloud cover in January - Wrangell, AK
  • Average cloud cover in January: 66

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 66).
Months with the least cloud cover are February and May (Cloud cover 54).

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Average visibility in January
Wrangell, AK

Average visibility in January - Wrangell, AK
  • Average visibility in January: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, July and August (5mi).

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