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

January weather forecast and climate
Yakutat, AK

A beautiful panorama of the famous St Elias Mountain covered in snow and clouds, with a view of the Hubbard Glacier, Yakutat, Alaska
A beautiful panorama of the famous St Elias Mountain covered in snow and clouds, with a view of the Hubbard Glacier, Yakutat, Alaska
January, like December, in Yakutat, Alaska, is a wintry winter month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 22.5°F (-5.3°C) and an average high of 33.6°F (0.9°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 33.6°F (0.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 22.5°F (-5.3°C), January is the coldest month.

Rainfall

In Yakutat, during January, the rain falls for 21.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 13.7" (347mm) of precipitation. In Yakutat, during the entire year, the rain falls for 240 days and collects up to 155.2" (3941.6mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. January is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 12 days and accumulates 31.3" (795mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

January through April, with an average ocean temperature of 42.8°F (6°C), are months with the coldest seawater.
Note: Swimming in 42.8°F (6°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Yakutat is 7h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 2h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 0 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.

What is the coldest month in Yakutat?

With an average high-temperature of 33.6°F (0.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 22.5°F (-5.3°C), January is the coldest month.

What is the temperature in January in Yakutat?

In Yakutat, in January, the average high-temperature is 33.6°F (0.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 22.5°F (-5.3°C).

How many days does it rain in January in Yakutat?

In January, in Yakutat, the rain falls for 21.9 days. Throughout January, 13.7" (347mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Yakutat?

In Yakutat, Alaska, during January, snow falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 31.3" (795mm) of snow.

What is the snowiest month in Yakutat?

The month with the most snowfall is January when snow falls for 12 days and typically aggregates up to 31.3" (795mm) of snow.

When is the ocean coldest in Yakutat?

Through and April, with an average ocean temperature of 42.8°F (6°C).

What is the water temperature in January in Yakutat?

In Yakutat, the average seawater temperature in January is 42.8°F (6°C). Swimming in 42.8°F (6°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

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

The average length of the day in January in Yakutat, Alaska, is 7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Yakutat have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Yakutat is 2h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Yakutat?

Months with the lowest UV index in Yakutat are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0.

How high is the UV index in January in Yakutat?

In Yakutat, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 0. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Yakutat, AK
  • Average high temperature in January: 33.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (60.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 22.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (48.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.4°F).

Average rainfall in January - Yakutat, AK
  • Average rainfall in January: 13.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (22").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (6.4").

Average rainfall days in January - Yakutat, AK
  • Average rainfall days in January: 21.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (24 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (17 days).

Average snowfall in January - Yakutat, AK
  • Average snowfall in January: 31.3"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (31.3").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in January - Yakutat, AK
  • Average snowfall days in January: 12 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (12.6 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Yakutat, AK
  • Average sea temperature in January: 43°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (57°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (43°F).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Yakutat, AK
  • Average daylight in January: 7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.2h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h).

Average UV index in January - Yakutat, AK
  • Average UV index in January: 0

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 0).