Carlsbad
New Mexico, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Carlsbad, NM

January, like December, is another mild winter month in Carlsbad, New Mexico, with average temperature fluctuating between 37.2°F (2.9°C) and 56.5°F (13.6°C).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in December - a still mild 56.5°F (13.6°C). In Carlsbad, the average low-temperature is 37.2°F (2.9°C).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Carlsbad is 43%.

Rainfall

In Carlsbad, during January, the rain falls for 3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.24" (6mm) of precipitation. In Carlsbad, during the entire year, the rain falls for 78.1 days and collects up to 9.72" (247mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March, November and December. In January, it is snowing for 1.3 days. Throughout January, 0.35" (9mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 4.8 snowfall days, and 2.17" (55mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Carlsbad, the average length of the day is 10.3h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 7.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Carlsbad is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.

What is the temperature in January in Carlsbad?

In January, the average high-temperature is 56.5°F (13.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 37.2°F (2.9°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Carlsbad?

In Carlsbad, New Mexico, the average relative humidity in January is 43%.

How many days does it rain in January in Carlsbad?

In Carlsbad, during January, the rain falls for 3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.24" (6mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Carlsbad in January?

In Carlsbad, New Mexico, in January, snow falls for 1.3 days, with typically accumulated 0.35" (9mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Carlsbad have in January?

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

How long on average sun shines in January in Carlsbad?

In January, the average sunshine in Carlsbad is 7.2h.

How high is the UV index in January in Carlsbad?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Carlsbad, New Mexico, is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average high temperature in January: 56.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (95°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (56.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 37.2°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (74.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (37.2°F).

Average humidity in January - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average humidity in January: 43%

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

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

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (1.85").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (0.16").

Average rainfall days in January - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average rainfall days in January: 3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (2.4 days).

Average snowfall in January - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.35"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.67").
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in January - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average snowfall days in January: 1.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (1.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.2h

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

Average UV index in January - Carlsbad, 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).