January weather forecast
Fort Sumner, NM

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Fort Sumner, New Mexico, is a frosty winter month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 30.6°F (-0.8°C) and an average high of 49.6°F (9.8°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 51%.

Rainfall

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.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. In January, it is snowing for 3.5 days. Throughout January, 1.77" (45mm) of snow is accumulated. In Fort Sumner, during the entire year, snow falls for 13.6 days and aggregates up to 8.19" (208mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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 the 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 average humidity in January in Fort Sumner?

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

What is the driest month in Fort Sumner?

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

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

In Fort Sumner, in January, it is raining for 3.6 days, with typically 0.35" (9mm) of accumulated 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.

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

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

When is the sunrise / 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 in Fort Sumner, New Mexico, are January and December, with an average of 7.1h of sunshine.

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

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

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

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Fort Sumner, New Mexico, is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk 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).

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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).

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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).

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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%).

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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").

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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).

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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").

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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).

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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 10min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 26min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 53min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7h and 6min

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).

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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).

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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).

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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).

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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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