Anticosti Island weather in January

Anticosti Island is a region in Canada. Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in January in Anticosti Island. Is this month a good time to go to Anticosti Island? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Anticosti Island in January?

The weather conditions in Anticosti Island in January are generally poor. It is a winter month.

You can expect very cold maximum average daytime temperatures of around -6°C (22°F) and nighttime temperatures around -14°C (7°F) in Port Menier. On average, it is the month with the lowest temperature of the year in Anticosti Island. So be prepared and make sure to pack winter cloths.

January is a moderate rainy month with an average snow/rainfall of around 82mm (3.2inch) in Port Menier. It is also generally a dark time of year with an average of 79 hours of sunshine in Port Menier during the entire month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to discover more about the various weather conditions around Anticosti Island.

Where to go in Anticosti Island in January

Find the average weather conditions in January for the most popular destinations in Anticosti Island on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Anticosti Island

What is the weather like in January for the most popular destinonation in Anticosti Island?

Average weather in Port Menier

In January Port Menier generally has very low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around -6°C (22°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -14°C (7°F) and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Port Menier
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
-3°C / 28°F 
-10°C / 14°F 
65 hours 
72mm / 2.8inch 
13 days 
-6°C / 22°F 
-14°C / 7°F 
79 hours 
82mm / 3.2inch 
15 days 
-6°C / 22°F 
-15°C / 5°F 
123 hours 
64mm / 2.5inch 
11 days 
Climate in Port Menier

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Is January the best time to go to Anticosti Island?

In our opinion January is not the best time to visit Anticosti Island with commonly poor weather in Port Menier.

On average the best time to visit Anticosti Island is in July with generally perfect weather in Port Menier. The worst months are January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December that can have poor weather conditions.

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