January weather forecast and climate
Artesia, NM

Weather in January

January, like December, is a moderate winter month in Artesia, New Mexico, with average temperature fluctuating between 35.6°F (2°C) and 55.9°F (13.3°C).

Temperature

In Artesia, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in December - a still mild 55.9°F (13.3°C). In Artesia, in January, the average low-temperature is 35.6°F (2°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Artesia is 44%.

Rainfall

In Artesia, during January, the rain falls for 3.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.24" (6mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 77 rainfall days, and 9.37" (238mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January, February, November and December. In Artesia, during January, snow falls for 1.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.24" (6mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 5.3 snowfall days, and 2.13" (54mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Artesia, New Mexico, is 10.3h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 7.1h of sunshine.

UV index

In Artesia, New Mexico, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 temperature in January in Artesia?

In Artesia, in January, the average high-temperature is 55.9°F (13.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 35.6°F (2°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Artesia?

The average relative humidity in January in Artesia is 44%.

How much does it rain in Artesia in January?

In January, in Artesia, New Mexico, the rain falls for 3.5 days. Throughout January, 0.24" (6mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Artesia in January?

In Artesia, New Mexico, during January, snow falls for 1.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.24" (6mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Artesia have in January?

In Artesia, New Mexico, the average length of the day in January is 10.3h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Artesia?

Months with the least sunshine in Artesia are January and December, with an average of 7.1h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Artesia have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Artesia, New Mexico, is 7.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Artesia?

In Artesia, New Mexico, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Artesia, NM

Average temperature in January - Artesia, NM
  • Average high temperature in January: 55.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (95°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (55.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 35.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (73.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.6°F).

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Average pressure in January
Artesia, NM

Average pressure in January - Artesia, NM
  • Average pressure in January: 30.12"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.83").

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Average wind speed in January
Artesia, NM

Average wind speed in January - Artesia, NM
  • Average wind speed in January: 8.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (8mph).

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Average humidity in January
Artesia, NM

Average humidity in January - Artesia, NM
  • Average humidity in January: 44%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (48%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (26%).

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Average rainfall in January
Artesia, NM

Average rainfall in January - Artesia, NM
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.24"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (1.69").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in January
Artesia, NM

Average rainfall days in January - Artesia, NM
  • Average rainfall days in January: 3.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.9 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Artesia, NM

Average snowfall in January - Artesia, NM
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.24"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.83").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Artesia, NM

Average snowfall days in January - Artesia, NM
  • Average snowfall days in January: 1.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (2.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Artesia, NM
  • Average daylight in January: 10.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7.1).

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Average sunshine days in January
Artesia, NM

Average sunshine days in January - Artesia, NM
  • Average sunshine days in January: 26.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (26.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14.9 days).

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Average UV index in January
Artesia, NM

Average UV index in January - Artesia, NM
  • Average UV index in January: 4

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in January
Artesia, NM

Average cloud cover in January - Artesia, NM
  • Average cloud cover in January: 15

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 20).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 11).

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Average visibility in January
Artesia, NM

Average visibility in January - Artesia, 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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