January weather forecast and climate
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 another subzero cold winter month, with 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, the average relative humidity is 86%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Palmer is January when the rain falls for 11.7 days and typically collects 0.91" (23mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Palmer is 6.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 4.3h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
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 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 Palmer?

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

What is the temperature in January in Palmer?

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

What is the average humidity in January in Palmer?

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

How many days does it rain in January in Palmer?

In Palmer, in January, during 11.7 rainfall days, 0.91" (23mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Palmer?

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

How much does it snow in Palmer in January?

In Palmer, Alaska, during January, snow falls for 11.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 5" (127mm) of snow.

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

In January, the average length of the day in Palmer is 6.5h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Palmer?

The average sunshine in January is 4.3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Palmer?

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

What is the UV index reading in January in Palmer?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Palmer, Alaska, is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Palmer, AK

Average temperature in January - Palmer, AK
  • Average high temperature in January: -7.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (16.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-7.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -13.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (6.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-13.3°C).

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Average pressure in January
Palmer, AK

Average pressure in January - Palmer, AK
  • Average pressure in January: 1006.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1014.6mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are November and December (1005.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Palmer, AK

Average wind speed in January - Palmer, AK
  • Average wind speed in January: 8.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.5km/h).

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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%).
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: 23mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (57mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (23mm).

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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: 127mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (176mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0mm).

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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).
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: 6.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.5h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4.3h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.9h).

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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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
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: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are February, March and April (7km).

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