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

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
January, the same as December, is another cold winter month in Wrangell, Alaska, with average temperature varying between 24.6°F (-4.1°C) and 34°F (1.1°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 34°F (1.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 24.6°F (-4.1°C).

Rainfall

In Wrangell, during January, the rain falls for 19 days and regularly aggregates up to 6.7" (170.4mm) of precipitation. In Wrangell, during the entire year, the rain falls for 229 days and collects up to 81.5" (2070.2mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Wrangell. January is the month with the most snowfall, with 18.4" (467.4mm) of accumulated snow.

Ocean temperature

In Wrangell, the average seawater 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 January in Wrangell is 7.7h.

What is the coldest month in Wrangell?

The coldest month in Wrangell is January, with an average high-temperature of 34°F (1.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 24.6°F (-4.1°C).

What is the temperature in January in Wrangell?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Wrangell, Alaska, is 34°F (1.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 24.6°F (-4.1°C).

How much does it rain in Wrangell in January?

In Wrangell, Alaska, during January, the rain falls for 19 days and regularly aggregates up to 6.7" (170.4mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Wrangell in January?

Throughout January, in Wrangell, 18.4" (467.4mm) of snow is accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Wrangell?

January is the month with the most snowfall, with 18.4" (467.4mm) of accumulated snow.

What is the ocean temperature in January in Wrangell?

In Wrangell, Alaska, 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?

In Wrangell, Alaska, the average length of the day in January is 7.7h.
Average temperature in January - Wrangell, AK
  • Average high temperature in January: 33.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (64°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 24.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (49.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.7°F).

Average rainfall in January - Wrangell, AK
  • Average rainfall in January: 6.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (13.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (3.9").

Average rainfall days in January - Wrangell, AK
  • Average rainfall days in January: 19 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (25 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, June, July and August (17 days).

Average snowfall in January - Wrangell, AK
  • Average snowfall in January: 18.4"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (18.4").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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).

Average daylight 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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h).