Weather in Pukaskwa National Park, Great Lake Superior, Canada in January

So you're interested in going to Pukaskwa National Park, Great Lake Superior, Canada in January

January is a very cold and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Pukaskwa National Park, and not recommended. January is too cold for swimming in Pukaskwa National Park for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Pukaskwa National Park in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

The weather in January is cold and snowy, with the lake often freezing over. This makes swimming and other water activities impossible. However, the snow-covered beach and surrounding landscape offer a beautiful winter wonderland for hiking and snowshoeing enthusiasts. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Crowds in Pukaskwa National Park in January

January is the coldest month in Pukaskwa National Park, with temperatures often dropping below freezing. The beach is not a popular destination during this time, as swimming and sunbathing are not possible. There are no public holidays or special events during this month that would attract crowds to the beach. The beach remains mostly empty, with only a few visitors who come to enjoy the winter scenery.

Temperature in Pukaskwa National Park in January

The average maximum temperature in Pukaskwa National Park in January is -8°. The average maximum temperature is -5° in the previous month and -6° in the next month.

The average temperature in Pukaskwa National Park in January is -13°. The average temperature ranges is -9° in the previous month and -11° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Pukaskwa National Park in January is -18°. The minimum temperature is -14° in the previous month and -16° in the next month.

Sunshine in Pukaskwa National Park in January

The average day light hours per day in Pukaskwa National Park in January are 8.8 and there are 2.6 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it not a particularly sunny month.

The ultraviolet index in Pukaskwa National Park in January is typically 1.1 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Pukaskwa National Park in January

The average sea water temperature in Pukaskwa National Park in January is 4.3° which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in Pukaskwa National Park in January

The average total rainfall in Pukaskwa National Park in January is 4.1cm and on average there are 12 rainy days in January making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Pukaskwa National Park in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Pukaskwa National Park in January is -10° which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is -6° in the previous month and -9° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Pukaskwa National Park in January is typically 92.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.1% in the previous month and 90.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Pukaskwa National Park in January is typically 82.3%. The average relative humidity is 85.1% in the previous month and 76.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Pukaskwa National Park in January

The average maximum wind speed in Pukaskwa National Park in January is typically 27kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 26kmh in the previous month and 25kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Pukaskwa National Park in January is typically 16kmh. The average wind speed is 16kmh in the previous month and 15kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Pukaskwa National Park in January is from the North.

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