Churchill
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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Churchill, Canada

January is a dangerously cold winter month in Churchill, Canada, with average temperature ranging between max -21.9°C (-7.4°F) and min -30.1°C (-22.2°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of -21.9°C (-7.4°F) and an average low-temperature of -30.1°C (-22.2°F), January is the coldest month.

Rainfall

January and February are months without rainfall.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through June, September through December. In January, in Churchill, it is snowing for 11.9 days. Throughout January, 217mm (8.5") of snow is accumulated. In Churchill, during the entire year, snow falls for 92 days, and aggregates up to 2012mm (79.2") of snow.

Sea temperature

January through April and December, with an average sea temperature of -2°C (28.4°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Churchill.
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Churchill is 7.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 2.6h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 0 interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Churchill?

January is the coldest month in Churchill, with an average high-temperature of -21.9°C (-7.4°F) and an average low-temperature of -30.1°C (-22.2°F).

What is the temperature in January in Churchill?

The average high-temperature, in January, is -21.9°C (-7.4°F), while the average low-temperature is -30.1°C (-22.2°F).

Does it rain in Churchill in January?

In January, it doesn't rain. December is the latest month when it rains.

What is the driest month in Churchill?

In Churchill rain does not fall in January and February.

How much does it snow in Churchill in January?

In Churchill, in January, during 11.9 snowfall days, 217mm (8.5") of snow is typically accumulated.

What months are the sea coldest in Churchill?

Through, April and December, with an average sea temperature of -2°C (28.4°F).

How cold is the water in January in Churchill?

In January, the average sea temperature is -2°C (28.4°F). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

How many hours of daylight does Churchill have in January?

In Churchill, Canada, the average length of the day in January is 7.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Churchill have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Churchill is 2.6h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Churchill?

Months with the lowest UV index in Churchill, Canada, are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0.

What is the UV index reading in January in Churchill?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Churchill is 0. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Churchill, Canada
  • Average high temperature in January: -21.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (18°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-21.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -30.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (7.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-30.1°C).

Average rainfall in January - Churchill, Canada
  • Average rainfall in January: 0mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (69.3mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January and February (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Churchill, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in January: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (14.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (0.1 days).

Average snowfall in January - Churchill, Canada
  • Average snowfall in January: 217mm

The month with the highest snowfall is November (392mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are July and August (0mm).

Average snowfall days in January - Churchill, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in January: 11.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is November (15.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of snowfall days is July (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Churchill, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in January: -2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April and December (-2°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Churchill, Canada
  • Average daylight in January: 7.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.4h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2.6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.7h).

Average UV index in January - Churchill, Canada
  • Average UV index in January: 0

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 0).