Barrow, AK Climate in January

Temperature for January

In Barrow, AK during January the average high temperature is -7.2°F. The hottest day on record was January 5, 1974 when the temperature recorded was 35.6°F.

Barrow, AK daily average and extreme temperature range for January

Low Temperature

Overnight in January the average temperature drops below freezing at -20.5°F, with the lowest temperature of -56.9°F being recorded on January 11, 1975. On average there are 31 days in January when the temperature stays below freezing all day. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 30 and 31 times in January.

Precipitation for January

In January the average monthly rainfall in Barrow, AK is 0.21 inches with rain usually falling on between 0 and 1 days. 1946 was the driest January with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1976 was the wettest January with 3.83 inches of rain. The wettest single day in January was 2 January 1976 when 1.57 inches of rain fell.

In January it usually snows on between 16 and 17 days. In January there have been some years when thunderstorms have occurred, although there are other years when there hasn't been a thunderstorm in January.