January weather forecast
Elko, NV

The front of the iconic county courthouse of Elko County in Nevada
The front of the iconic county courthouse of Elko County in Nevada

Weather in January

January is a wintry winter month in Elko, Nevada, with an average temperature varying between 17.2°F (-8.2°C) and 32.9°F (0.5°C).

Temperature

In Elko, the average high-temperature in January is practically the same as in December - a wintry 32.9°F (0.5°C). In Elko, in January, the average low-temperature is 17.2°F (-8.2°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 81%, January is the most humid month.

Rainfall

In Elko, during January, the rain falls for 5.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.06" (27mm) of precipitation. In Elko, during the entire year, the rain falls for 92.1 days and collects up to 10.28" (261mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Elko, during January, snow falls for 11.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 6.73" (171mm) of snow. In Elko, Nevada, during the entire year, snow falls for 53 days and aggregates up to 30.28" (769mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Elko, the average length of the day in January is 9h and 38min.
On the first day of January, sunrise is at 7:07 am and sunset at 4:26 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 4:59 pm PST.

Sunshine

January has the least sunshine of the year in Elko, Nevada, with an average of 5.7h of sunshine.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Elko, Nevada. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in January interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always 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 most humid month in Elko?

With an average relative humidity of 81%, January is the most humid month in Elko.

What is the average humidity in January in Elko?

In Elko, the average relative humidity in January is 81%.

How many days does it rain in January in Elko?

In January, in Elko, the rain falls for 5.6 days. Throughout January, 1.06" (27mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Elko in January?

In Elko, in January, during 11.4 snowfall days, 6.73" (171mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

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

The average day length in January in Elko, Nevada, is 9h and 38min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Elko?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:07 am and sunset at 4:26 pm. On the last day of the month, in Elko, Nevada, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 4:59 pm PST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Elko?

January has the least sunshine of the year in Elko, with an average of 5.7h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Elko have in January?

The average sunshine duration in January in Elko, Nevada, is 5.7h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Elko?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Elko, Nevada.

How high is the UV index in January in Elko?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Elko, Nevada, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Elko, NV

Average temperature in January - Elko, NV
  • Average high temperature in January: 32.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (31.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 17.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.2°F).

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Average pressure in January
Elko, NV

Average pressure in January - Elko, NV
  • Average pressure in January: 30.26"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.26"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Elko, NV

Average wind speed in January - Elko, NV
  • Average wind speed in January: 5.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in January
Elko, NV

Average humidity in January - Elko, NV
  • Average humidity in January: 81%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (26%).

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Average rainfall in January
Elko, NV

Average rainfall in January - Elko, NV
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.06"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (1.34").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in January
Elko, NV

Average rainfall days in January - Elko, NV
  • Average rainfall days in January: 5.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (12.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (5.6 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Elko, NV

Average snowfall in January - Elko, NV
  • Average snowfall in January: 6.73"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (8.35").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Elko, NV

Average snowfall days in January - Elko, NV
  • Average snowfall days in January: 11.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (12.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Elko, NV

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Elko, NV
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 38min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 4min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 18min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.7h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 12.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.7h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Elko, NV

Average sunshine days in January - Elko, NV
  • Average sunshine days in January: 17.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.9 days).

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Average UV index in January
Elko, NV

Average UV index in January - Elko, NV
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Elko, NV

Average cloud cover in January - Elko, NV
  • Average cloud cover in January: 39

The months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 39).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in January
Elko, NV

Average visibility in January - Elko, NV
  • Average visibility in January: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February and December (5mi).

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