Average Temperatures for Alaska in January





Average temperatures for January at communities and other locations throughout Alaska are listed below in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

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

The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum temperatures based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 by the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

Southeast Alaska

Average January temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
43 33 Annette Island 6 0
32 26 Glacier Bay 0 -4
29 18 Haines -2 -8
33 24 Juneau 1 -5
40 32 Ketchikan 4 0
41 32 Sitka 5 0
31 22 Skagway -1 -5
36 29 Wrangell 2 -2
35 22 Yakutat 2 -5

South - Central Alaska

Average daily temperatures in January
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
23 11 Anchorage -5 -12
5 -12 Gulkana -15 -24
32 19 Homer 0 -7
31 21 Seward 0 -6
22 5 Talkeetna -6 -15
29 19 Valdez -2 -7

Southwest Alaska

January temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
13 1 Bethel -11 -17
33 24 Cold Bay 1 -5
24 10 King Salmon -5 -12
36 26 Kodiak 2 -3
3 -14 McGrath -16 -26
24 10 Port Alsworth -4 -13
29 21 St Paul Island -2 -6

Interior Alaska

Average January temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
1 -17 Fairbanks -17 -27
10 -6 McKinley Park -12 -21
-1 -17 Tanana -18 -27
-4 -20 Tok -20 -29

Far North Alaska

Average January temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
-5 -18 Barrow -21 -28
-2 -19 Bettles -19 -28
5 -8 Kotzebue -15 -22
13 -2 Nome -10 -19
Reference

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

Alaska Temperatures
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