January weather forecast and climate
Santa Fe, NM

Beautiful sunset over the St. Francis of Assisi Basilica in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Beautiful sunset over the St. Francis of Assisi Basilica in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is another cold winter month in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with average temperature varying between 21.9°F (-5.6°C) and 39.2°F (4°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 39.2°F (4°C) and an average low-temperature of 21.9°F (-5.6°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

The most humid month in Santa Fe is January, with an average relative humidity of 67%.

Rainfall

In Santa Fe, in January, during 6.3 rainfall days, 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, there are 90.3 rainfall days, and 9.8" (249mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Santa Fe, in January, during 7.3 snowfall days, 4.88" (124mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 36 snowfall days, and 22.68" (576mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Santa Fe. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 coldest month in Santa Fe?

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 39.2°F (4°C) and an average low-temperature of 21.9°F (-5.6°C).

What is the temperature in January in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, in January, the average high-temperature is 39.2°F (4°C), and the average low-temperature is 21.9°F (-5.6°C).

What is the most humid month in Santa Fe?

January is the most humid month in Santa Fe, with an average relative humidity of 67%.

What is the average humidity in January in Santa Fe?

In January, the average relative humidity in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is 67%.

How much does it rain in Santa Fe in January?

In Santa Fe, in January, during 6.3 rainfall days, 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, in January, during 7.3 snowfall days, 4.88" (124mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Santa Fe have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Santa Fe is 10.1h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Santa Fe?

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

How long on average sun shines in January in Santa Fe?

The average sunshine in January in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is 7.1h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Santa Fe?

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in January in Santa Fe?

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

Average temperature in January
Santa Fe, NM

Average temperature in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average high temperature in January: 39.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 21.9°F

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

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Average pressure in January
Santa Fe, NM

Average pressure in January - Santa Fe, 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 (29.88").

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Average wind speed in January
Santa Fe, NM

Average wind speed in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average wind speed in January: 6.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in January
Santa Fe, NM

Average humidity in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average humidity in January: 67%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (67%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (32%).

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Average rainfall in January
Santa Fe, NM

Average rainfall in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.63"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.73").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in January
Santa Fe, NM

Average rainfall days in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall days in January: 6.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.4 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Santa Fe, NM

Average snowfall in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall in January: 4.88"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (5.71").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Santa Fe, NM

Average snowfall days in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall days in January: 7.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (7.9 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
Santa Fe, NM

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average daylight in January: 10.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
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: 12h).
Months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 7.1).

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Average sunshine days in January
Santa Fe, NM

Average sunshine days in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average sunshine days in January: 21.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.8 days).

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Average UV index in January
Santa Fe, NM

Average UV index in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average UV index in January: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (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
Santa Fe, NM

Average cloud cover in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average cloud cover in January: 20

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 21).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in January
Santa Fe, NM

Average visibility in January - Santa Fe, 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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