January weather forecast
Elko, NV

The front of the iconic county courthouse of Elko County in Nevada
The front of the iconic county courthouse of Elko County in Nevada

Weather in January

January in Elko, Nevada, is a wintry winter month, with average temperature varying between 17.2°F (-8.2°C) and 32.9°F (0.5°C).

Temperature

In Elko, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in December - a cold 32.9°F (0.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Elko, is 17.2°F (-8.2°C).

Humidity

The most humid month is January, with an average relative humidity of 81%.

Rainfall

In Elko, it is raining for 5.6 days, with typically 1.06" (27mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Elko, there are 92.1 rainfall days, and 10.28" (261mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Elko, in January, snow falls for 11.4 days, with typically accumulated 6.73" (171mm) of snow. In Elko, during the entire year, snow falls for 53 days, and aggregates up to 30.28" (769mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Elko, the average length of the day is 9.7h.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine is January, with an average of 5.7h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Elko?

January is the most humid month in Elko, Nevada, with an average relative humidity of 81%.

What is the average humidity in January in Elko?

The average relative humidity in January in Elko, Nevada, is 81%.

How many days does it rain in January in Elko?

In Elko, Nevada, during January, the rain falls for 5.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.06" (27mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Elko in January?

In Elko, Nevada, in January, snow falls for 11.4 days, with typically accumulated 6.73" (171mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in January in Elko?

In Elko, the average length of the day in January is 9.7h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Elko?

The month with the least sunshine in Elko is January, with an average of 5.7h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Elko?

The average sunshine in January in Elko, Nevada, is 5.7h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Elko?

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

What is the UV index reading in January in Elko?

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

Average temperature in January
Elko, NV

Average temperature in January - Elko, NV
  • Average high temperature in January: 0.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (29.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (-0.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -8.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-8.2°C).

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Average pressure in January
Elko, NV

Average pressure in January - Elko, NV
  • Average pressure in January: 1024.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1024.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1011.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Elko, NV

Average wind speed in January - Elko, NV
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (12.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (9.1km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Elko, NV

Average humidity in January - Elko, NV
  • Average humidity in January: 81%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (26%).

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Average rainfall in January
Elko, NV

Average rainfall in January - Elko, NV
  • Average rainfall in January: 27mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (34mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (9mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Elko, NV

Average rainfall days in January - Elko, NV
  • Average rainfall days in January: 5.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (12.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (5.6 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Elko, NV

Average snowfall in January - Elko, NV
  • Average snowfall in January: 171mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (212mm).
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in January
Elko, NV

Average snowfall days in January - Elko, NV
  • Average snowfall days in January: 11.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (12.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Elko, NV

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Elko, NV
  • Average daylight in January: 9.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.7h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 12.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.7h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Elko, NV

Average sunshine days in January - Elko, NV
  • Average sunshine days in January: 17.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.9 days).

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Average UV index in January
Elko, NV

Average UV index in January - Elko, NV
  • Average UV index in January: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in January
Elko, NV

Average cloud cover in January - Elko, NV
  • Average cloud cover in January: 39

The months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 39).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in January
Elko, NV

Average visibility in January - Elko, NV
  • Average visibility in January: 8km

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February and December (8km).

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