January weather forecast
Palmer, AK

The scenic Mountain Park within the Mine State Historical Park in Palmer Province, Alaska
The scenic Mountain Park within the Mine State Historical Park in Palmer Province, Alaska

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Palmer, Alaska, is a freezing cold winter month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 18.1°F (-7.7°C) and 8.1°F (-13.3°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 18.1°F (-7.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 8.1°F (-13.3°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

In Palmer, Alaska, the average relative humidity in January is 86%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall in Palmer. Rain falls for 11.7 days and accumulates 0.91" (23mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. In Palmer, during 11.9 snowfall days, 5" (127mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Palmer, Alaska, there are 76.2 snowfall days, and 33.5" (851mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Palmer, the average length of the day in January is 6h and 28min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 10:14 am and sunset at 3:45 pm. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 9:21 am and sunset at 4:58 pm AKST.

Sunshine

In Palmer, the average sunshine in January is 4.3h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in January 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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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. 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 Palmer?

With an average high-temperature of 18.1°F (-7.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 8.1°F (-13.3°C), January is the coldest month.

What is the temperature in January in Palmer?

In January, in Palmer, Alaska, the average high-temperature is 18.1°F (-7.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 8.1°F (-13.3°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Palmer?

In January, the average relative humidity in Palmer, Alaska, is 86%.

What is the driest month in Palmer?

January is the month with the least rainfall in Palmer. Rain falls for 11.7 days and accumulates 0.91" (23mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Palmer in January?

In Palmer, Alaska, in January, it is raining for 11.7 days, with typically 0.91" (23mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Palmer in January?

In Palmer, in January, snow falls for 11.9 days, with typically accumulated 5" (127mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Palmer have in January?

In January, the average day length in Palmer is 6h and 28min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Palmer?

On the first day of January in Palmer, sunrise is at 10:14 am and sunset at 3:45 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 9:21 am and sunset at 4:58 pm AKST.

How many hours of sunshine does Palmer have in January?

The average sunshine duration in January in Palmer is 4.3h.

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

The months with the lowest UV index in Palmer are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

How high is the UV index in January in Palmer?

In Palmer, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in January
Palmer, AK

Average temperature in January - Palmer, AK
  • Average high temperature in January: 18.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (61.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 8.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (44.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (8.1°F).

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Average pressure in January
Palmer, AK

Average pressure in January - Palmer, AK
  • Average pressure in January: 29.73"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.96"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are November and December (29.7"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Palmer, AK

Average wind speed in January - Palmer, AK
  • Average wind speed in January: 5.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (5.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4mph).

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Average humidity in January
Palmer, AK

Average humidity in January - Palmer, AK
  • Average humidity in January: 86%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (87%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are May and June (69%).

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Average rainfall in January
Palmer, AK

Average rainfall in January - Palmer, AK
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.91"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (2.24").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.91").

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Average rainfall days in January
Palmer, AK

Average rainfall days in January - Palmer, AK
  • Average rainfall days in January: 11.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (22.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.9 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Palmer, AK

Average snowfall in January - Palmer, AK
  • Average snowfall in January: 5"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.93").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Palmer, AK

Average snowfall days in January - Palmer, AK
  • Average snowfall days in January: 11.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (14.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Palmer, AK
  • Average daylight in January: 6h and 28min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19h and 23min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5h and 29min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Palmer, AK

Average sunshine days in January - Palmer, AK
  • Average sunshine days in January: 13.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (13.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (5.3 days).

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Average UV index in January
Palmer, AK

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

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Palmer, AK

Average cloud cover in January - Palmer, AK
  • Average cloud cover in January: 37

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in January
Palmer, AK

Average visibility in January - Palmer, AK
  • Average visibility in January: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are February, March and April (4mi).

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