Humidity Levels in Alaska During January





The average humidity in January is listed below for places in Alaska. The tables give daily averages along with highest and lowest relative humidity levels.

Relative humidity measures the actual amount of moisture in the air as a percentage of the maximum amount of moisture the air can hold.

All the numbers here are averages for the years 1961 to 1990.

Average Humidity

In these tables, the Daily number is the average of humidity readings taken every three hours throughout the day. Morning percentages are for 6 am and Afternoon measures are for 3 pm local standard time.

Southeast Alaska

Daily Place Morning Afternoon
77 Annette Island 81 76
80 Juneau 81 77
83 Yakutat 84 81

South - Central Alaska

Daily Place Morning Afternoon
73 Anchorage 74 73
69 Fairbanks 69 69
74 Gulkana 73 71
80 Homer 81 77
72 Talkeetna 73 68
78 Valdez 79 75

Southwest Alaska

Daily Place Morning Afternoon
76 Bethel 77 76
84 Cold Bay 85 82
76 King Salmon 77 74
78 Kodiak 79 75
72 McGrath 73 71
85 St Paul Island 84 83

Far North Alaska

Daily Place Morning Afternoon
73 Barrow 73 73
69 Bettles 70 67
72 Kotzebue 72 72
72 Nome 72 72

Highest and Lowest Humidity

Below are the averages during January for maximum and minimum relative humidity percentages in Alaska. The hours when this month's highest and lowest humidity readings usually occur are given in local standard time.

Southeast Alaska

High Time Place Low Time
80.6 6 am Annette Island 75.6 6 pm
81.5 12 am Juneau 76.9 3 pm
83.9 6 am Yakutat 81.1 3 pm

South - Central Alaska

High Time Place Low Time
74.0 9 am Anchorage 72.5 3 pm
69.5 3 am Fairbanks 69.0 12 am
73.9 3 am Gulkana 71.4 3 pm
80.9 3 am Homer 76.9 3 pm
73.5 3 am Talkeetna 67.7 3 pm
79.2 3 am Valdez 75.2 3 pm

Southwest Alaska

High Time Place Low Time
76.9 6 am Bethel 75.5 3 pm
85.3 3 am Cold Bay 81.9 3 pm
76.9 6 am King Salmon 73.7 3 pm
79.2 6 am Kodiak 74.6 3 pm
72.9 6 am McGrath 70.6 3 pm
84.7 6 pm St Paul Island 83.3 3 pm

Far North Alaska

High Time Place Low Time
73.7 6 pm Barrow 72.4 12 am
69.7 3 am Bettles 67.2 3 pm
72.4 6 pm Kotzebue 71.8 6 am
72.7 3 am Nome 72.1 12 noon
Reference

World Data Center for Meteorology. Climate of the World.

Alaska Humidity
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