Average Snowfall for Alaska in January





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during January at communities and other locations around Alaska. The numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres) this month.

The snowfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Southeast, South - Central, Southwest, Interior and Far North Alaska.

Southeast Alaska

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
4.7 Annette Island 7.0 17.8
12.3 Haines 45.0 114.3
10.3 Juneau 24.5 62.2
7.4 Skagway 9.2 23.4
11.3 Yakutat 28.9 73.4

South - Central Alaska

January snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
8.8 Anchorage 12.4 31.5
15.6 Valdez 66.6 169.2

Southwest Alaska

Average snow for January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
9.3 Bethel 9.4 23.9
13.0 Cold Bay 12.6 32.0
8.2 King Salmon 8.6 21.8
8.9 Kodiak 14.5 36.8
11.3 McGrath 14.7 37.3
6.2 Port Alsworth 13.9 35.3
14.9 St Paul Island 16.5 41.9

Interior Alaska

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
10.2 Fairbanks 9.4 23.9
9.1 McKinley Park 9.6 24.4
2.8 Tok 4.9 12.4

Far North Alaska

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
7.5 Barrow 3.5 8.9
10.3 Bettles 14.0 35.6
9.5 Kotzebue 9.4 23.9
11.0 Nome 13.4 34.0
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

Alaska Snowfall
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