January weather forecast
Fort Sumner, NM

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Weather in January

January in Fort Sumner, New Mexico, mirror classic winter conditions, showcasing an atmospheric pressure around 30.12in. Compared to the following month, January has colder temperatures and fewer daylight hours. This month sets the trend for the initial quarter of the year wherein the city experiences a typical winter season. Few instances of snowfall are witnessed, whereas light rainfall marks the start of the year's precipitation pattern. The wind speed moderately enhances the chilling sensation, emphasizing the need for warm clothing.

Temperature

As Fort Sumner steps into January, the average high-temperature holds at a still chilly 49.6°F (9.8°C), hinting at a minor fluctuation from the prior month. The average low-temperature during January nights is a subzero cold 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January in Fort Sumner is 51%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 3.6 days and accumulates 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Fort Sumner. In Fort Sumner, in January, snow falls for 3.5 days, with typically accumulated 1.77" (45mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Fort Sumner, there are 13.6 snowfall days, and 8.19" (208mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Fort Sumner, New Mexico, is 10h and 10min.
On the first day of January, sunrise is at 7:03 am and sunset at 4:57 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 5:25 pm MST.

Sunshine

January and December, with an average of 7.1h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Fort Sumner.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Fort Sumner is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In January, a daily UV index of 3 turns into the following recommendations:
Preventative actions are necessary - Suggestions to safeguard against sun damage are in order. To avoid the Sun's strongest rays, limit exposure around the mid-day period. For excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck, consider a wide-brim hat. Take precaution! The reflection from snow can almost double the UV radiation of the Sun.
Updated: Feb 13, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What are January temperatures in Fort Sumner?

The high-temperature in Fort Sumner during January is 49.6°F (9.8°C) and the low-temperature is 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Fort Sumner?

In January, the average relative humidity is 51%.

What is the driest month in Fort Sumner?

The month with the least rainfall in Fort Sumner is January, when the rain falls for 3.6 days and typically collects 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Fort Sumner in January?

In Fort Sumner, during January, the rain falls for 3.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Fort Sumner?

In January, in Fort Sumner, New Mexico, it is snowing for 3.5 days. Throughout January, 1.77" (45mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Fort Sumner have in January?

The average day length in January in Fort Sumner is 10h and 10min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Fort Sumner?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:03 am and sunset at 4:57 pm. On the last day of the month, in Fort Sumner, New Mexico, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 5:25 pm MST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Fort Sumner?

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

How long on average sun shines in January in Fort Sumner?

In Fort Sumner, New Mexico, the average sunshine duration in January is 7.1h.

What is the UV index reading in January in Fort Sumner?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Fort Sumner, NM

Average temperature in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average high temperature in January: 49.6°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are June and July (90°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (49.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 30.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (30.6°F).

Average pressure in January
Fort Sumner, NM

Average pressure in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average pressure in January: 30.12"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.12"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.86"Hg).

Average wind speed in January
Fort Sumner, NM

Average wind speed in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average wind speed in January: 11.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (12.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9mph).

Average humidity in January
Fort Sumner, NM

Average humidity in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average humidity in January: 51%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (52%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (31%).

Average rainfall in January
Fort Sumner, NM

Average rainfall in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.35"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.61").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.35").

Average rainfall days in January
Fort Sumner, NM

Average rainfall days in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average rainfall days in January: 3.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.4 days).

Average snowfall in January
Fort Sumner, NM

Average snowfall in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average snowfall in January: 1.77"

The month with the highest snowfall is November (1.85").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in January
Fort Sumner, NM

Average snowfall days in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average snowfall days in January: 3.5 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and December (3.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Fort Sumner, NM

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average daylight in January: 10h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7h and 6min).

Average sunshine days in January
Fort Sumner, NM

Average sunshine days in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average sunshine days in January: 24.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (25.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14 days).

Average UV index in January
Fort Sumner, NM

Average UV index in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average UV index in January: 3

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in January
Fort Sumner, NM

Average cloud cover in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average cloud cover in January: 17

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 19).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 12).

Average visibility in January
Fort Sumner, NM

Average visibility in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

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

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