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January Weather In Anchorage  
January Anchorage Weather
Record High: 50°F
Normal High: 22°F
Normal Low: 9°F
Record Low: -34°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 0.68"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 1.1"
Avg Monthly Snow: 10.2"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 11.2"

Anchorage Weather In January

The highest recorded temperature for Anchorage for the past 57 years in January was 50 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently encountered on January 19, 1961, and the mean high is 22. The lowest measured temperature in Anchorage for the last 57 years in January was -34 most recently registered on January 2, 1975, while the normal low measured temperature is 9.

National Weather Service historical Anchorage January Weather data indicates that on January 28, 1989, the recorded high did not exceed -19 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Anchorage in the past 57 years. NWS weather data additionally shows that on January 20, 1990, the lowest recorded temperature on that day did not drop below 36 degrees, the highest low measured in Anchorage in the last 57 years.

Weather Service historical data shows that the average daily high temperature in Anchorage on January First is 22 degrees Fahrenheit and the average high on the last day of January is 25 degrees. The average daily low temperature in Anchorage on January First is 10 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low on the last day of January is 13 degrees.

Anchorage usually receives an average of 0.68 inches of rain during January. According to January Anchorage Weather records, the most rain measured in a single day in January was 1.1 inches on January 31, 1987. Anchorage receives an average of 10.2 inches of snow in January. The most snow measured in a single day in January was 11.2 inches on January 3, 2007.