January weather forecast and climate
Los Alamos, NM

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is another cold winter month in Los Alamos, New Mexico, with average temperature fluctuating between 21.6°F (-5.8°C) and 37.9°F (3.3°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 37.9°F (3.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 21.6°F (-5.8°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 70%, January is the most humid month in Los Alamos, New Mexico.

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 5.8 days. Throughout January, 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Los Alamos, during the entire year, the rain falls for 106.2 days and collects up to 12.05" (306mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Los Alamos are January through May, October through December. The month with the most snowfall in Los Alamos, New Mexico, is January when snow falls for 7.1 days and typically aggregates up to 5.24" (133mm) of snow.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 10.1h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine in Los Alamos are January, February and December, with an average of 7.1h of sunshine.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Los Alamos?

January is the coldest month in Los Alamos, New Mexico, with an average high-temperature of 37.9°F (3.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 21.6°F (-5.8°C).

What is the temperature in January in Los Alamos?

In January, in Los Alamos, the average high-temperature is 37.9°F (3.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 21.6°F (-5.8°C).

What is the most humid month in Los Alamos?

January is the most humid month in Los Alamos, New Mexico, with an average relative humidity of 70%.

What is the average humidity in January in Los Alamos?

In Los Alamos, the average relative humidity in January is 70%.

How many days does it rain in January in Los Alamos?

In Los Alamos, New Mexico, in January, during 5.8 rainfall days, 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Los Alamos?

In January, in Los Alamos, New Mexico, it is snowing for 7.1 days. Throughout January, 5.24" (133mm) of snow is accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Los Alamos?

The month with the most snowfall is January when snow falls for 7.1 days and typically aggregates up to 5.24" (133mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in January in Los Alamos?

In Los Alamos, the average length of the day in January is 10.1h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Los Alamos?

January, February and December, with an average of 7.1h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Los Alamos, New Mexico.

How many hours of sunshine does Los Alamos have in January?

In Los Alamos, New Mexico, the average sunshine in January is 7.1h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Los Alamos?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Los Alamos.

What is the UV index reading in January in Los Alamos?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Los Alamos, New Mexico, is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Los Alamos, NM

Average temperature in January - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average high temperature in January: 37.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 21.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.2°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (21.6°F).

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Average pressure in January
Los Alamos, NM

Average pressure in January - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average pressure in January: 30.16"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.89").

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Average wind speed in January
Los Alamos, NM

Average wind speed in January - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average wind speed in January: 5.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.1mph).

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Average humidity in January
Los Alamos, NM

Average humidity in January - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average humidity in January: 70%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (70%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (33%).

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Average rainfall in January
Los Alamos, NM

Average rainfall in January - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.79"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.56").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (0.39").

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Average rainfall days in January
Los Alamos, NM

Average rainfall days in January - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average rainfall days in January: 5.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (5.1 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Los Alamos, NM

Average snowfall in January - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average snowfall in January: 5.24"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (5.24").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Los Alamos, NM

Average snowfall days in January - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average snowfall days in January: 7.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (8.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Los Alamos, NM

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average daylight in January: 10.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
Months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 7.1).

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Average sunshine days in January
Los Alamos, NM

Average sunshine days in January - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average sunshine days in January: 21.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.9 days).

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Average UV index in January
Los Alamos, NM

Average UV index in January - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Los Alamos, NM

Average cloud cover in January - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average cloud cover in January: 22

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 22).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in January
Los Alamos, NM

Average visibility in January - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

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

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