Fort Sumner
New Mexico, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Fort Sumner, NM

January, like December, is another chilly winter month in Fort Sumner, New Mexico, with average temperature ranging between min 30.6°F (-0.8°C) and max 49.6°F (9.8°C).

Temperature

In Fort Sumner, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in December - a still chilly 49.6°F (9.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Fort Sumner, is 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

Humidity

In Fort Sumner, the average relative humidity 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

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. In Fort Sumner, snow falls for 3.5 days, with typically accumulated 1.77" (45mm) of snow. Throughout the year, 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 10.2h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In Fort Sumner, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 3 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in January in Fort Sumner?

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

What is the average humidity in January in Fort Sumner?

In Fort Sumner, the average relative humidity in January is 51%.

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.

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 many days does it snow in January in Fort Sumner?

In Fort Sumner, in January, during 3.5 snowfall days, 1.77" (45mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in January in Fort Sumner?

In Fort Sumner, New Mexico, the average length of the day in January is 10.2h.

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

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

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

The average sunshine in January is 7.1h.

How high is the UV index in January in Fort Sumner?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Fort Sumner, New Mexico, is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average high temperature in January: 49.6°F

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 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: 0.35"

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

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 lowest number of rainy days is November (2.4 days).

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

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

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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and December (3.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of 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: 10.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.1h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7.1).

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).