Kangiqsujuaq
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Kangiqsujuaq, Canada

January, like December, is a polar cold winter month in Kangiqsujuaq, Canada, with average temperature varying between -28°C (-18.4°F) and -20°C (-4°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from -16°C (3.2°F) in December, to a still polar cold -20°C (-4°F). The average low-temperature, in Kangiqsujuaq, is -28°C (-18.4°F).

Rainfall

In Kangiqsujuaq, Canada, during January, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 20mm (0.8") of precipitation. In Kangiqsujuaq, during the entire year, the rain falls for 149 days and collects up to 401mm (15.8") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

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

Daylight

In Kangiqsujuaq, the average length of the day in January is 6.5h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are January, November and December, with an average of 1h of sunshine.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index in Kangiqsujuaq, Canada. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 0 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in January in Kangiqsujuaq?

In Kangiqsujuaq, Canada, in January, the average high-temperature is -20°C (-4°F), and the average low-temperature is -28°C (-18.4°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Kangiqsujuaq?

In January, in Kangiqsujuaq, Canada, the rain falls for 11 days. Throughout January, 20mm (0.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

What months are the sea coldest in Kangiqsujuaq?

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

What is the sea temperature in January in Kangiqsujuaq?

In Kangiqsujuaq, in January, the average water temperature is -2°C (28.4°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 Kangiqsujuaq?

In January, the average length of the day is 6.5h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kangiqsujuaq?

January, November and December, with an average of 1h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Kangiqsujuaq, Canada.

How many hours of sunshine does Kangiqsujuaq have in January?

In Kangiqsujuaq, Canada, the average sunshine in January is 1h.

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

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index in Kangiqsujuaq.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Kangiqsujuaq?

In Kangiqsujuaq, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 0. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Kangiqsujuaq, Canada
  • Average high temperature in January: -20°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (11°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-21°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -28°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-29°C).

Average rainfall in January - Kangiqsujuaq, Canada
  • Average rainfall in January: 20mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (60mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are February and March (17mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Kangiqsujuaq, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in January: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (17 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, March, April and June (10 days).

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

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (3°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (-2°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Kangiqsujuaq, Canada
  • Average daylight in January: 6.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.5h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 1h

Months with most sunshine are April and July (Average sunshine: 7h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 1).

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 0).