Silver City
New Mexico, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Silver City, NM

January, the same as December, is a cool winter month in Silver City, New Mexico, with average temperature fluctuating between 50.7°F (10.4°C) and 23.9°F (-4.5°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 50.7°F (10.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 23.9°F (-4.5°C).

Rainfall

In Silver City, during 5 rainfall days, 1.1" (26.7mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Silver City, New Mexico, during the entire year, the rain falls for 60 days and collects up to 16" (406.5mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December.

Daylight

In Silver City, New Mexico, the average length of the day in January is 10.3h.

Sunshine

January, November and December, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Silver City is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
In January, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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 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.

What is the coldest month in Silver City?

The coldest month in Silver City is January, with an average high-temperature of 50.7°F (10.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 23.9°F (-4.5°C).

What is the temperature in January in Silver City?

In January, the average high-temperature is 50.7°F (10.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 23.9°F (-4.5°C).

How much does it rain in Silver City in January?

In Silver City, New Mexico, in January, it is raining for 5 days, with typically 1.1" (26.7mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Silver City in January?

Throughout January, 3.5" (88.9mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in January in Silver City?

In Silver City, the average length of the day in January is 10.3h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Silver City?

Months with the least sunshine are January, November and December, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Silver City have in January?

In January, the average sunshine is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Silver City?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Silver City, New Mexico, is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Silver City, NM
  • Average high temperature in January: 50.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 23.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.9°F).

Average rainfall in January - Silver City, NM
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.1"

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are July and August (3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (0.4").

Average rainfall days in January - Silver City, NM
  • Average rainfall days in January: 5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (10 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are April, May and June (3 days).

Average snowfall in January - Silver City, NM
  • Average snowfall in January: 3.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (4.1").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Silver City, NM
  • Average daylight in January: 10.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 8h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 8).

Average UV index in January - Silver City, NM
  • Average UV index in January: 4

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