January weather forecast and climate
Kodiak, AK

Natural forests, mountains, and distant hill ranges surrounding the small town of Kodiak in Alaska
Natural forests, mountains, and distant hill ranges surrounding the small town of Kodiak in Alaska

Weather in January

January, like December, in Kodiak, Alaska, is another cold winter month, with average temperature ranging between max 35.4°F (1.9°C) and min 30.7°F (-0.7°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 35.4°F (1.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 30.7°F (-0.7°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Kodiak is 83%.

Rainfall

In Kodiak, in January, during 13.2 rainfall days, 3.66" (93mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Kodiak, Alaska, there are 171.2 rainfall days, and 37.32" (948mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall in Kodiak. In Kodiak, Alaska, snow falls for 6.6 days, with typically accumulated 2.52" (64mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Kodiak, there are 35.1 snowfall days, and 13.74" (349mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Kodiak, the average water temperature is 40.6°F (4.8°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Kodiak is 7.4h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 2.6h of sunshine.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 1, January is the month with the lowest UV index in Kodiak. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Kodiak?

With an average high-temperature of 35.4°F (1.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 30.7°F (-0.7°C), January is the coldest month in Kodiak, Alaska.

What is the temperature in January in Kodiak?

The average high-temperature, in January, is 35.4°F (1.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 30.7°F (-0.7°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Kodiak?

In January, the average relative humidity in Kodiak is 83%.

How many days does it rain in January in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, Alaska, in January, it is raining for 13.2 days, with typically 3.66" (93mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Kodiak in January?

In January, it is snowing for 6.6 days. Throughout January, 2.52" (64mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in January in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, in January, the average water temperature is 40.6°F (4.8°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

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

In Kodiak, Alaska, the average length of the day in January is 7.4h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kodiak?

Months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 2.6h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Kodiak have in January?

The average sunshine in January is 2.6h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Kodiak?

With an average maximum UV index of 1, January is the month with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in January in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Kodiak, AK

Average temperature in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average high temperature in January: 1.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (14.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -0.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (10.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (-0.8°C).

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Average pressure in January
Kodiak, AK

Average pressure in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average pressure in January: 1001mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1015.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (1000.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Kodiak, AK

Average wind speed in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average wind speed in January: 22.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (22.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (12.5km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Kodiak, AK

Average humidity in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average humidity in January: 83%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (86%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are March and November (80%).

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Average rainfall in January
Kodiak, AK

Average rainfall in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average rainfall in January: 93mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and November (115mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (47mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Kodiak, AK

Average rainfall days in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average rainfall days in January: 13.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is March (10.8 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Kodiak, AK

Average snowfall in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average snowfall in January: 64mm

The month with the highest snowfall is March (80mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in January
Kodiak, AK

Average snowfall days in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average snowfall days in January: 6.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (8.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Kodiak, AK

Average sea temperature in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average sea temperature in January: 4.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (11.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (4.2°C).

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average daylight in January: 7.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8.3h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 2.6).

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Average sunshine days in January
Kodiak, AK

Average sunshine days in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average sunshine days in January: 11.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (14.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (10.7 days).

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Average UV index in January
Kodiak, AK

Average UV index in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average UV index in January: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 3).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Kodiak, AK

Average cloud cover in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average cloud cover in January: 63

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 52).

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Average visibility in January
Kodiak, AK

Average visibility in January - Kodiak, AK
  • Average visibility in January: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).

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