January weather forecast and climate
Durango, CO

A railway passing through the high rocks and cliffs of San Juan Mountains, with an old steam engine train from Durango, Colorado to Silverton
A railway passing through the high rocks and cliffs of San Juan Mountains, with an old steam engine train from Durango, Colorado to Silverton

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Durango, Colorado, is a freezing cold winter month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 31.3°F (-0.4°C) and an average low of 13.3°F (-10.4°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 31.3°F (-0.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 13.3°F (-10.4°C).

Humidity

The most humid month is January, with an average relative humidity of 82%.

Rainfall

In Durango, during 4.3 rainfall days, 1.65" (42mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 113.4 rainfall days, and 20.63" (524mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Durango, Colorado,, snow falls for 12 days, with typically accumulated 13.39" (340mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 69.1 snowfall days, and 74.06" (1881mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 9.9h.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine is January, with an average of 6.1h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Durango?

The coldest month in Durango, Colorado, is January, with an average high-temperature of 31.3°F (-0.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 13.3°F (-10.4°C).

What is the most humid month in Durango?

January is the most humid month in Durango, Colorado, with an average relative humidity of 82%.

What is the average humidity in January in Durango?

The average relative humidity in January in Durango, Colorado, is 82%.

How much does it rain in Durango in January?

In Durango, Colorado, during January, the rain falls for 4.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.65" (42mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Durango?

In Durango, during January, snow falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 13.39" (340mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in January in Durango?

In Durango, Colorado, the average length of the day in January is 9.9h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Durango?

With an average of 6.1h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in Durango, Colorado.

How many hours of sunshine does Durango have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Durango is 6.1h.

When is the lowest UV index in Durango?

Months with the lowest UV index in Durango, Colorado, are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in January in Durango?

In Durango, Colorado, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Durango, CO

Average temperature in January - Durango, CO
  • Average high temperature in January: 31.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 13.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (51.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.3°F).

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Average pressure in January
Durango, CO

Average pressure in January - Durango, CO
  • Average pressure in January: 30.22"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.22").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April, May and June (29.91").

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Average wind speed in January
Durango, CO

Average wind speed in January - Durango, CO
  • Average wind speed in January: 5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (4.9mph).

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Average humidity in January
Durango, CO

Average humidity in January - Durango, CO
  • Average humidity in January: 82%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (37%).

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Average rainfall in January
Durango, CO

Average rainfall in January - Durango, CO
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.65"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3.07").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0.94").

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Average rainfall days in January
Durango, CO

Average rainfall days in January - Durango, CO
  • Average rainfall days in January: 4.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.4 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Durango, CO

Average snowfall in January - Durango, CO
  • Average snowfall in January: 13.39"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (14.57").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Durango, CO

Average snowfall days in January - Durango, CO
  • Average snowfall days in January: 12 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (12.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Durango, CO

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Durango, CO
  • Average daylight in January: 9.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.1h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Durango, CO

Average sunshine days in January - Durango, CO
  • Average sunshine days in January: 18.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.9 days).

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Average UV index in January
Durango, CO

Average UV index in January - Durango, CO
  • Average UV index in January: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Durango, CO

Average cloud cover in January - Durango, CO
  • Average cloud cover in January: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 33).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 12).

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Average visibility in January
Durango, CO

Average visibility in January - Durango, CO
  • Average visibility in January: 4mi

Months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (4mi).

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