January weather forecast
Skagway, AK

The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad heading to Skagway in Alaska
The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad heading to Skagway in Alaska

Weather in January

January, like December, is a freezing cold winter month in Skagway, Alaska, with an average temperature fluctuating between 18.3°F (-7.6°C) and 9°F (-12.8°C).

Temperature

In Skagway, the average high-temperature in January is practically the same as in December - a still subzero cold 18.3°F (-7.6°C). The average low-temperature, in Skagway, is 9°F (-12.8°C).

Humidity

January is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 94%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is January, when the rain falls for 11.3 days and typically aggregates up to 4.13" (105mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Skagway are January through May, October through December. January is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 18.7 days and accumulates 19.69" (500mm) of snow.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Skagway is 7h and 2min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:58 am and sunset at 3:11 pm. On the last day of January, in Skagway, sunrise is at 8:13 am and sunset at 4:16 pm AKST.

Sunshine

In Skagway, the average sunshine in January is 3.2h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Skagway are January, February, April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in January transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in January in Skagway?

In Skagway, in January, the average high-temperature is 18.3°F (-7.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 9°F (-12.8°C).

What is the most humid month in Skagway?

With an average relative humidity of 94%, January is the most humid month in Skagway, Alaska.

What is the average humidity in January in Skagway?

In January, the average relative humidity in Skagway, Alaska, is 94%.

What is the rainiest month in Skagway?

The month with the most rainfall is January, when the rain falls for 11.3 days and typically aggregates up to 4.13" (105mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Skagway in January?

In Skagway, in January, it is raining for 11.3 days, with typically 4.13" (105mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the snowiest month in Skagway?

January is the month with the most snowfall in Skagway. Snow falls for 18.7 days and accumulates 19.69" (500mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in January in Skagway?

In Skagway, during January, snow falls for 18.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 19.69" (500mm) of snow.

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

The average day length in January in Skagway, Alaska, is 7h and 2min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Skagway?

On the first day of January in Skagway, Alaska, sunrise is at 8:58 am and sunset at 3:11 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:13 am and sunset at 4:16 pm AKST.

How many hours of sunshine does Skagway have in January?

In Skagway, Alaska, the average sunshine duration in January is 3.2h.

When is the lowest UV index in Skagway?

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

How high is the UV index in January in Skagway?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in January
Skagway, AK

Average temperature in January - Skagway, AK
  • Average high temperature in January: 18.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (54.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (17.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (42.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (7°F).

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Average pressure in January
Skagway, AK

Average pressure in January - Skagway, AK
  • Average pressure in January: 29.89"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (30"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (29.83"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Skagway, AK

Average wind speed in January - Skagway, AK
  • Average wind speed in January: 7.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are April and May (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in January
Skagway, AK

Average humidity in January - Skagway, AK
  • Average humidity in January: 94%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (94%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are June and July (80%).

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Average rainfall in January
Skagway, AK

Average rainfall in January - Skagway, AK
  • Average rainfall in January: 4.13"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (4.13").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (1.54").

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Average rainfall days in January
Skagway, AK

Average rainfall days in January - Skagway, AK
  • Average rainfall days in January: 11.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (19.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.2 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Skagway, AK

Average snowfall in January - Skagway, AK
  • Average snowfall in January: 19.69"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (19.69").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Skagway, AK

Average snowfall days in January - Skagway, AK
  • Average snowfall days in January: 18.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (18.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Skagway, AK
  • Average daylight in January: 7h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18h and 32min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Skagway, AK

Average sunshine days in January - Skagway, AK
  • Average sunshine days in January: 8.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (12.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (8 days).

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Average UV index in January
Skagway, AK

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 3).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Skagway, AK

Average cloud cover in January - Skagway, AK
  • Average cloud cover in January: 68

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 68).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 51).

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Average visibility in January
Skagway, AK

Average visibility in January - Skagway, AK
  • Average visibility in January: 4mi

The months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September and October (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, November and December (4mi).

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