January weather forecast and climate
Albuquerque, NM

A square in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with a view of the civic and government buildings
A square in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with a view of the civic and government buildings

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is a frosty winter month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 43.9°F (6.6°C) and an average low of 27.1°F (-2.7°C).

Temperature

January and December, with an average high-temperature of 43.9°F (6.6°C), are the coldest months.

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 61%, January is the most humid month in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Rainfall

In Albuquerque, during 4.2 rainfall days, 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Albuquerque, during the entire year, the rain falls for 87.6 days and collects up to 8.23" (209mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Albuquerque, New Mexico, are January through April, October through December. In January, in Albuquerque, it is snowing for 3.9 days. Throughout January, 2.24" (57mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Albuquerque, there are 16.6 snowfall days, and 7.99" (203mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Albuquerque, New Mexico, the average length of the day in January is 10.1h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average 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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 Albuquerque?

The coldest months in Albuquerque, New Mexico, are January and December, with an average high-temperature of 43.9°F (6.6°C).

What is the temperature in January in Albuquerque?

In January, in Albuquerque, the average high-temperature is 43.9°F (6.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 27.1°F (-2.7°C).

What is the most humid month in Albuquerque?

The most humid month in Albuquerque is January, with an average relative humidity of 61%.

What is the average humidity in January in Albuquerque?

The average relative humidity in January in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is 61%.

How many days does it rain in January in Albuquerque?

In January, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the rain falls for 4.2 days. Throughout January, 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Albuquerque?

In Albuquerque, during January, snow falls for 3.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.24" (57mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Albuquerque have in January?

In Albuquerque, New Mexico, the average length of the day in January is 10.1h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Albuquerque?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Albuquerque have in January?

In Albuquerque, New Mexico, the average sunshine in January is 7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Albuquerque?

Months with the lowest UV index in Albuquerque, New Mexico, are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Albuquerque?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Albuquerque is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Albuquerque, NM

Average temperature in January - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average high temperature in January: 43.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.6°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (43.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 27.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.1°F).

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Average pressure in January
Albuquerque, NM

Average pressure in January - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average pressure in January: 30.16"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April and May (29.89").

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Average wind speed in January
Albuquerque, NM

Average wind speed in January - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average wind speed in January: 6.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in January
Albuquerque, NM

Average humidity in January - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average humidity in January: 61%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (61%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (27%).

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Average rainfall in January
Albuquerque, NM

Average rainfall in January - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.51"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.73").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in January
Albuquerque, NM

Average rainfall days in January - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average rainfall days in January: 4.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.8 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Albuquerque, NM

Average snowfall in January - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average snowfall in January: 2.24"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.44").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Albuquerque, NM

Average snowfall days in January - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average snowfall days in January: 3.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (4.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Albuquerque, NM

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average daylight in January: 10.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7).

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Average sunshine days in January
Albuquerque, NM

Average sunshine days in January - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average sunshine days in January: 24.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (24.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.4 days).

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Average UV index in January
Albuquerque, NM

Average UV index in January - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Albuquerque, NM

Average cloud cover in January - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average cloud cover in January: 19

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 20).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in January
Albuquerque, NM

Average visibility in January - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

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

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