January weather forecast and climate
Carlsbad, NM

January, like December, is a moderate winter month in Carlsbad, New Mexico, with temperature in the range of an average high of 56.5°F (13.6°C) and an average low of 37.2°F (2.9°C).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in December - a still mild 56.5°F (13.6°C). In January, in Carlsbad, the average low-temperature is 37.2°F (2.9°C).

Humidity

In Carlsbad, the average relative humidity in January is 43%.

Rainfall

In Carlsbad, in January, during 3 rainfall days, 0.24" (6mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Carlsbad, New Mexico, there are 78.1 rainfall days, and 9.72" (247mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Carlsbad are January through March, November and December. In January, it is snowing for 1.3 days. Throughout January, 0.35" (9mm) of snow is accumulated. In Carlsbad, during the entire year, snow falls for 4.8 days, and aggregates up to 2.17" (55mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Carlsbad, the average sunshine in January is 7.2h.

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in January interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the temperature in January in Carlsbad?

In January, in Carlsbad, New Mexico, the average high-temperature is 56.5°F (13.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 37.2°F (2.9°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Carlsbad?

In January, the average relative humidity in Carlsbad is 43%.

How many days does it rain in January in Carlsbad?

In Carlsbad, in January, during 3 rainfall days, 0.24" (6mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Carlsbad in January?

In January, it is snowing for 1.3 days. Throughout January, 0.35" (9mm) of snow is accumulated.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Carlsbad have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Carlsbad is 7.2h.

How high is the UV index in January in Carlsbad?

In Carlsbad, New Mexico, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average high temperature in January: 13.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (35°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (13.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 2.9°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (23.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.9°C).

Average pressure in January - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average pressure in January: 1020mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1020mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1010.1mbar).

Average wind speed in January - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average wind speed in January: 13.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (18.8km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are January and December (13.5km/h).

Average humidity in January - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average humidity in January: 43%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (48%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (26%).

Average rainfall in January - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average rainfall in January: 6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (47mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (4mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average rainfall days in January: 3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.4 days).

Average snowfall in January - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average snowfall in January: 9mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (17mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in January - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average snowfall days in January: 1.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (1.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.2h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 7.1).

Average sunshine days in January - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average sunshine days in January: 26.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (26.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (14.3 days).

Average UV index in January - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average UV index in January: 4

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).

Average visibility in January - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average visibility in January: 10km

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