Santa Fe
New Mexico, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

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
January, the same as December, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is a frosty winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between 43.5°F (6.4°C) and 17.4°F (-8.1°C).

Temperature

In Santa Fe, the average high-temperature in January is essentially the same as in December - a still chilly 43.5°F (6.4°C). In Santa Fe, the average low-temperature is 17.4°F (-8.1°C).

Rainfall

In Santa Fe, in January, during 3.4 rainfall days, 0.6" (15.2mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 65.7 rainfall days, and 14.2" (360.3mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Santa Fe. In Santa Fe, New Mexico, during January, snow falls for 1.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 4" (101.6mm) of snow. In Santa Fe, New Mexico, during the entire year, snow falls for 8.4 days, and aggregates up to 23" (584.3mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Santa Fe. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
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.

What is the temperature in January in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, in January, the average high-temperature is 43.5°F (6.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 17.4°F (-8.1°C).

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

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, during January, the rain falls for 3.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.6" (15.2mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Santa Fe in January?

In Santa Fe, in January, during 1.9 snowfall days, 4" (101.6mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in January in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, the average length of the day in January is 10.1h.

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

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, the average sunshine in January is 8h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Santa Fe?

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

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

In Santa Fe, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average high temperature in January: 43.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (43.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 17.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (54.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (17.4°F).

Average rainfall in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (0.5").

Average rainfall days in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall days in January: 3.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (10.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (3.4 days).

Average snowfall in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall in January: 4"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (8").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall days in January: 1.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (2.2 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 - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average daylight in January: 10.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 8h

Months with most sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h).

Average UV index in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average UV index in January: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).