Colorado Springs
Colorado, USA
Long-term weather forecast
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January weather forecast and climate
Colorado Springs, CO

Beautiful autumn dusk in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with distant mountain ranges
Beautiful autumn dusk in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with distant mountain ranges
January in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is a frosty winter month, with average temperature varying between 17.8°F (-7.9°C) and 43.2°F (6.2°C).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in December - a chilly 43.2°F (6.2°C). The average low-temperature, in January, is 17.8°F (-7.9°C).

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is January when the rain falls for 3.9 days and typically collects 0.3" (7.9mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. In Colorado Springs, during January, snow falls for 4.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.5" (139.7mm) of snow. In Colorado Springs, during the entire year, snow falls for 28.7 days, and aggregates up to 37.7" (957.6mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Colorado Springs, the average length of the day in January is 9.8h.

Sunshine

January, November and December, with an average of 7h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Colorado Springs. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in January in Colorado Springs?

The average high-temperature, in January, is 43.2°F (6.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 17.8°F (-7.9°C).

How much does it rain in Colorado Springs in January?

In Colorado Springs, during January, the rain falls for 3.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.3" (7.9mm) of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Colorado Springs?

The month with the least rainfall in Colorado Springs is January when the rain falls for 3.9 days and typically collects 0.3" (7.9mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Colorado Springs in January?

In Colorado Springs, Colorado, in January, snow falls for 4.1 days, with typically accumulated 5.5" (139.7mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in January in Colorado Springs?

In Colorado Springs, Colorado, the average length of the day in January is 9.8h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Colorado Springs?

Months with the least sunshine are January, November and December, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Colorado Springs have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Colorado Springs is 7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Colorado Springs?

Months with the lowest UV index in Colorado Springs are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Colorado Springs?

In Colorado Springs, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average high temperature in January: 43.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (42.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 17.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (56.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (17.5°F).

Average rainfall in January - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.3").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January, February and December (0.3").

Average rainfall days in January - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average rainfall days in January: 3.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (13.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (3.9 days).

Average snowfall in January - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average snowfall in January: 5.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (7.9").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in January - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average snowfall days in January: 4.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (5.7 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average daylight in January: 9.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in January - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average UV index in January: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).