January weather forecast
Las Cruces, NM

The lovely hilly countryside in Las Cruces, New Mexico
The lovely hilly countryside in Las Cruces, New Mexico

Weather in January

January, like December, in Las Cruces, New Mexico, is another fresh winter month, with an average temperature ranging between max 53.6°F (12°C) and min 36.1°F (2.3°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 53.6°F (12°C) and an average low-temperature of 36.1°F (2.3°C).

Humidity

In Las Cruces, the average relative humidity in January is 46%.

Rainfall

In Las Cruces, during January, the rain falls for 3.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.24" (6mm) of precipitation. In Las Cruces, during the entire year, the rain falls for 84.4 days and collects up to 9.72" (247mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January, February, November and December. In Las Cruces, in January, snow falls for 0.8 days, with typically accumulated 0.16" (4mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Las Cruces, there are 2.8 snowfall days, and 1.5" (38mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 10h and 19min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 5:13 pm. On the last day of January, in Las Cruces, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 5:39 pm MST.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 7.2h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Las Cruces are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Las Cruces?

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 53.6°F (12°C) and an average low-temperature of 36.1°F (2.3°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Las Cruces?

In January, the average relative humidity in Las Cruces, New Mexico, is 46%.

How much does it rain in Las Cruces in January?

In Las Cruces, New Mexico, in January, during 3.4 rainfall days, 0.24" (6mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Las Cruces?

In Las Cruces, New Mexico, during January, snow falls for 0.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.16" (4mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Las Cruces have in January?

In January, the average day length in Las Cruces is 10h and 19min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Las Cruces?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 5:13 pm. On the last day of the month, in Las Cruces, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 5:39 pm MST.

How many hours of sunshine does Las Cruces have in January?

In Las Cruces, New Mexico, the average sunshine duration in January is 7.2h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Las Cruces?

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in January in Las Cruces?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Las Cruces, NM

Average temperature in January - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average high temperature in January: 53.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (93.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (53.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 36.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.1°F).

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Average pressure in January
Las Cruces, NM

Average pressure in January - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average pressure in January: 30.11"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.11"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.83"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Las Cruces, NM

Average wind speed in January - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average wind speed in January: 6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (6mph).

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Average humidity in January
Las Cruces, NM

Average humidity in January - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average humidity in January: 46%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (50%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (22%).

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Average rainfall in January
Las Cruces, NM

Average rainfall in January - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.24"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.28").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (0.12").

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Average rainfall days in January
Las Cruces, NM

Average rainfall days in January - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average rainfall days in January: 3.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is May (2.8 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Las Cruces, NM

Average snowfall in January - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.16"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.67").
The 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
Las Cruces, NM

Average snowfall days in January - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average snowfall days in January: 0.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (1.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Las Cruces, NM

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average daylight in January: 10h and 19min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 14min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Las Cruces, NM

Average sunshine days in January - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average sunshine days in January: 26.8 days

The months with the most sunshine days are January and April (26.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.3 days).

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Average UV index in January
Las Cruces, NM

Average UV index in January - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average UV index in January: 3

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in January
Las Cruces, NM

Average cloud cover in January - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average cloud cover in January: 15

The months with the most cloud cover are July and December (Cloud cover 18).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 8).

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Average visibility in January
Las Cruces, NM

Average visibility in January - Las Cruces, 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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