January weather forecast and climate
Anchorage, AK

Wintertime in Anchorage, Alaska with mountains blanketed in snow
Wintertime in Anchorage, Alaska with mountains blanketed in snow

What is the coldest month in Anchorage?

January is the coldest month in Anchorage, with an average high-temperature of 22.6°F (-5.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 11.5°F (-11.4°C).

What is the temperature in January in Anchorage?

In January, in Anchorage, Alaska, the average high-temperature is 22.6°F (-5.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 11.5°F (-11.4°C).

How much does it rain in Anchorage in January?

In Anchorage, Alaska, in January, it is raining for 8.1 days, with typically 0.8" (19.1mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Anchorage?

In Anchorage, during January, snow falls for 9.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 15.4" (391.2mm) of snow.
Average temperature in January - Anchorage, AK
  • Average high temperature in January: -5.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (18.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-5.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -11.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (10.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-11.4°C).

Average humidity in January - Anchorage, AK
  • Average humidity in January: 73.4%

Months with the highest relative humidity are November and December (77.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (61.6%).

Average rainfall in January - Anchorage, AK
  • Average rainfall in January: 19.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (82.6mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (11.9mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Anchorage, AK
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (14.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (5.5 days).

Average snowfall in January - Anchorage, AK
  • Average snowfall in January: 391.2mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (520.7mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0mm).

Average snowfall days in January - Anchorage, AK
  • Average snowfall days in January: 9.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (10.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Anchorage, AK
  • Average sea temperature in January: 2.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (11.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (2.1°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Anchorage, 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: 5.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2.7h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.7h).

Average UV index in January - Anchorage, 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, February, November and December (UV index 0).

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