Gjoa Haven
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Gjoa Haven, Canada

January, like December, in Gjoa Haven, Canada, is a life-threatening cold winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between -30.4°C (-22.7°F) and -37.1°C (-34.8°F).

Temperature

In Gjoa Haven, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a dangerously cold -26.6°C (-15.9°F) in December, to a still life-threatening cold -30.4°C (-22.7°F). In January, in Gjoa Haven, Canada, the average low-temperature is -37.1°C (-34.8°F).

Humidity

January is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 62.6%.

Rainfall

January through April, November and December are months without rainfall.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through December. In Gjoa Haven, in January, snow falls for 8.2 days, with typically accumulated 97mm (3.8") of snow. In Gjoa Haven, Canada, during the entire year, snow falls for 82.9 days, and aggregates up to 1305mm (51.4") of snow.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature in Gjoa Haven, Canada, is -1.2°C (29.8°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

In Gjoa Haven, the average length of the day in January is 2.7h.

What is the temperature in January in Gjoa Haven?

In January, in Gjoa Haven, Canada, the average high-temperature is -30.4°C (-22.7°F), and the average low-temperature is -37.1°C (-34.8°F).

What is the least humid month in Gjoa Haven?

With an average relative humidity of 62.6%, January is the least humid month.

What is the average humidity in January in Gjoa Haven?

The average relative humidity in January is 62.6%.

What is the driest month in Gjoa Haven?

January through April, November and December are months without rainfall.

How much does it snow in Gjoa Haven in January?

In Gjoa Haven, during January, snow falls for 8.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 97mm (3.8") of snow.

What is the water temperature in January in Gjoa Haven?

In Gjoa Haven, in January, the average water temperature is -1.2°C (29.8°F). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

What is the average length of the day in January in Gjoa Haven?

The average length of the day in January in Gjoa Haven, Canada, is 2.7h.
Average temperature in January - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average high temperature in January: -30.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (12.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-30.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -37.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (3.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-37.1°C).

Average humidity in January - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average humidity in January: 62.6%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (87.7%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (62.6%).

Average rainfall in January - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average rainfall in January: 0mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (27.9mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January, February, March, April, November and December (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in January: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (10.6 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, March, April, November and December (0 days).

Average snowfall in January - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average snowfall in January: 97mm

The month with the highest snowfall is October (282mm).
The month with the lowest snowfall is July (4mm).

Average snowfall days in January - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in January: 8.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is October (14.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of snowfall days is July (0.2 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in January: -1.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (0.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is December (-1.8°C).

Average daylight in January - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average daylight in January: 2.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 0.1h).