January weather forecast and climate
Igloolik, Canada

January is a dangerously cold winter month in Igloolik, Canada, with temperature in the range of an average high of -23.9°C (-11°F) and an average low of -28.1°C (-18.6°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from an arctic cold -19.6°C (-3.3°F) in December, to a dangerously cold -23.9°C (-11°F). The average low-temperature, in January, is -28.1°C (-18.6°F).

Humidity

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 95%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

In Igloolik, during 0.5 rainfall days, 5mm (0.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Igloolik, Canada, during the entire year, the rain falls for 42.8 days and collects up to 153mm (6.02") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Igloolik are January through June, August through December. In January, it is snowing for 12.9 days. Throughout January, 35mm (1.38") of snow is accumulated. In Igloolik, during the entire year, snow falls for 115.5 days, and aggregates up to 431mm (16.97") of snow.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Igloolik is 2.1h.

Sunshine

In Igloolik, the average sunshine in January is 0.7h.

UV index

January through March, May, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.

What is the temperature in January in Igloolik?

The average high-temperature, in January, is -23.9°C (-11°F), while the average low-temperature is -28.1°C (-18.6°F).

What is the most humid month in Igloolik?

Months with the highest humidity in Igloolik, Canada, are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 95%.

What is the average humidity in January in Igloolik?

In January, the average relative humidity in Igloolik, Canada, is 95%.

How much does it rain in Igloolik in January?

In January, the rain falls for 0.5 days. Throughout January, 5mm (0.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Igloolik?

In Igloolik, Canada, in January, during 12.9 snowfall days, 35mm (1.38") of snow is typically accumulated.

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

In January, the average length of the day in Igloolik is 2.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Igloolik have in January?

In Igloolik, Canada, the average sunshine in January is 0.7h.

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

January through March, May, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in January in Igloolik?

In Igloolik, Canada, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average high temperature in January: -23.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (7.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-25.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -28.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (4.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-29.3°C).

Average pressure in January - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average pressure in January: 1009.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1016.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (1007.9mbar).

Average wind speed in January - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average wind speed in January: 15.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is September (21.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (15.2km/h).

Average humidity in January - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average humidity in January: 95%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (95%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (74%).

Average rainfall in January - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average rainfall in January: 5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (22mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (3mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in January: 0.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (9.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (0.3 days).

Average snowfall in January - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average snowfall in January: 35mm

The month with the highest snowfall is October (71mm).
The month with the least snowfall is July (0mm).

Average snowfall days in January - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in January: 12.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is May (14.1 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0.1 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average daylight in January: 2.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 0h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 0.7h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0h).

Average sunshine days in January - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average sunshine days in January: 18.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (20.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (15.6 days).

Average UV index in January - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average UV index in January: 1

Months with the highest UV index are April, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 2).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, May, November and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in January - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average cloud cover in January: 77

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 82).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 44).

Average visibility in January - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average visibility in January: 7km

The month with the highest visibility is July (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January and February (7km).