January weather forecast and climate
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
January is a cold winter month in Elko, Nevada, with temperature in the range of an average low of 17.2°F (-8.2°C) and an average high of 32.9°F (0.5°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 81%, January is the most humid month.

Rainfall

In Elko, during 5.6 rainfall days, 1.06" (27mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Elko, Nevada, 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 January, it is snowing for 11.4 days. Throughout January, 6.73" (171mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Elko, there are 53 snowfall days, and 30.28" (769mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Elko, Nevada, is 9.7h.

Sunshine

With an average of 5.7h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Elko are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in January 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in January in Elko?

In January, in Elko, the average high-temperature is 32.9°F (0.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 17.2°F (-8.2°C).

What is the most humid month in Elko?

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

What is the average humidity in January in Elko?

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

How many days does it rain in January in Elko?

In January, in Elko, Nevada, the rain falls for 5.6 days. Throughout January, 1.06" (27mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Elko?

In Elko, in January, during 11.4 snowfall days, 6.73" (171mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Elko have in January?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Elko?

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

How long on average sun shines in January in Elko?

In Elko, Nevada, the average sunshine in January is 5.7h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Elko?

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Elko?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

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).

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).

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%).

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).

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).

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

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

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).
Months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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).

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).

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

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

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

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).

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

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