Crater Lake
Oregon, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Crater Lake, OR

A beautiful landscape of the Crater Lake in Oregon, viewed from atop the Watchman
A beautiful landscape of the Crater Lake in Oregon, viewed from atop the Watchman's Peak, under a cloudy sky
January is the coldest and snowiest month of the year in Crater Lake, as the average low-temperature drops to 18°F (-7.8°C).
The enormous snowfall of 96" (2438.4mm) accompanied by the heavy rainfall of 10.2" (259.1mm) during the month is a time to avoid a visit to Crater Lake. The subalpine conditions see a closure of the Rim Drive and the north entrance road. The hardly 4 hours of daily sunlight and cloud cover make it difficult to view and get clear photographs of the lake.
The cold is numbing and needs warm winter clothing, as well as traction tires and chains for the vehicles.

What is the temperature in Enero in Crater Lake?

In Enero, in Crater Lake, Oregon, the average high-temperature is 34.3°F (1.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 18.3°F (-7.6°C).

How much does it rain in Crater Lake in Enero?

In Crater Lake, during Enero, the rain falls for 18 days and regularly aggregates up to 9.41" (239mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Crater Lake in Enero?

In Crater Lake, during Enero, snow falls for 15.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 87.4" (2220mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Crater Lake have in Enero?

In Crater Lake, the average length of the day in Enero is 9.5h.

How long on average sun shines in Enero in Crater Lake?

In Crater Lake, Oregon, the average sunshine in Enero is 4h.

How high is the UV index in Enero in Crater Lake?

In Enero, the average daily maximum UV index in Crater Lake, Oregon, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Crater Lake, OR
  • Average high temperature in January: 34.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (69.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (33.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 18.4°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (40.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (17.8°F).

Average rainfall in January - Crater Lake, OR
  • Average rainfall in January: 9.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (11.6").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (1").

Average rainfall days in January - Crater Lake, OR
  • Average rainfall days in January: 18 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (18.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (3.9 days).

Average snowfall in January - Crater Lake, OR
  • Average snowfall in January: 87.4"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (91.1").
The month with the lowest snowfall is August (0").

Average snowfall days in January - Crater Lake, OR
  • Average snowfall days in January: 15.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (16.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of snowfall days is August (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Crater Lake, OR
  • Average daylight in January: 9.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in January - Crater Lake, OR
  • Average UV index in January: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).