January weather forecast and climate
Ouray, CO

The colorful city of Ouray set between high mountains in Colorado
The colorful city of Ouray set between high mountains in Colorado

Weather in January

January, like December, is another subzero cold winter month in Ouray, Colorado, with average temperature varying between 25.2°F (-3.8°C) and 2.8°F (-16.2°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 25.2°F (-3.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 2.8°F (-16.2°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January is 85%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 1.3 days and accumulates 1.1" (28mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through June, August through December are months with snowfall. In Ouray, during January, snow falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 9.06" (230mm) of snow. In Ouray, during the entire year, snow falls for 102 days, and aggregates up to 101.02" (2566mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Ouray is 5.8h.

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Ouray is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Ouray?

The coldest month in Ouray, Colorado, is January, with an average high-temperature of 25.2°F (-3.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 2.8°F (-16.2°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Ouray?

In Ouray, Colorado, the average relative humidity in January is 85%.

What is the driest month in Ouray?

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 1.3 days and accumulates 1.1" (28mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in January in Ouray?

In Ouray, during January, the rain falls for 1.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.1" (28mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Ouray in January?

In January, in Ouray, Colorado, it is snowing for 11 days. Throughout January, 9.06" (230mm) of snow is accumulated.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in January in Ouray?

In Ouray, Colorado, the average sunshine in January is 5.8h.

How high is the UV index in January in Ouray?

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

Average temperature in January
Ouray, CO

Average temperature in January - Ouray, CO
  • Average high temperature in January: 25.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (65.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 2.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (43.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.8°F).

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Average pressure in January
Ouray, CO

Average pressure in January - Ouray, CO
  • Average pressure in January: 30.23"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.23").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is May (29.92").

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Average wind speed in January
Ouray, CO

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (5mph).

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Average humidity in January
Ouray, CO

Average humidity in January - Ouray, CO
  • Average humidity in January: 85%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (47%).

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Average rainfall in January
Ouray, CO

Average rainfall in January - Ouray, CO
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (5.39").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.1").

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Average rainfall days in January
Ouray, CO

Average rainfall days in January - Ouray, CO
  • Average rainfall days in January: 1.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (23.8 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January and February (1.3 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Ouray, CO

Average snowfall in January - Ouray, CO
  • Average snowfall in January: 9.06"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (16.26").
The month with the least snowfall is July (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Ouray, CO

Average snowfall days in January - Ouray, CO
  • Average snowfall days in January: 11 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is April (16.5 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0 days).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 5.7).

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Average sunshine days in January
Ouray, CO

Average sunshine days in January - Ouray, CO
  • Average sunshine days in January: 20.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.3 days).

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Average UV index in January
Ouray, CO

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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are February and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Ouray, CO

Average cloud cover in January - Ouray, CO
  • Average cloud cover in January: 40

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in January
Ouray, CO

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

Months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September and October (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and December (4mi).

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