Alaska weather in January 2021

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The January weather guide for Alaska shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How cold is it in Alaska in January?

Daytime temperatures usually reach -6°C in Anchorage, Alaska in January, falling to -14°C at night.

How sunny is it in Alaska in January?

There are normally 3 hours of bright sunshine each day in Anchorage, Alaska in January - that's 43% of daylight hours.

Is the sea cold around Alaska in January?

The average sea temperature around Anchorage, Alaska in January is 3°C.

Does it rain in Alaska in January?

There are usually 8 days with some rain in Anchorage, Alaska in January and the average monthly rainfall is 29mm. Rain may fall as snow in this month.

Alaska sunrise & sunset times for January 2021

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Alaska in January 2021. Select a month to view Alaska sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The Alaska sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Anchorage.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Friday, 1st January 2021 10:13 15:54
Saturday, 16th January 2021 09:54 16:26
Sunday, 31st January 2021 09:21 17:06
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