January weather forecast and climate
Fort Sumner, NM

January, the same as December, in Fort Sumner, New Mexico, is another chilly winter month, with average temperature varying between 49.6°F (9.8°C) and 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

Temperature

In Fort Sumner, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in December - a still frosty 49.6°F (9.8°C). The average low-temperature, is 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

Humidity

In Fort Sumner, the average relative humidity in January is 51%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is January when the rain falls for 3.6 days and typically collects 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Fort Sumner are January through April, October through December. In Fort Sumner, New Mexico, during January, snow falls for 3.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.77" (45mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Fort Sumner, there are 13.6 snowfall days, and 8.19" (208mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Fort Sumner, the average length of the day is 10.2h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 7.1h of sunshine.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 3 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. 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 Fort Sumner?

The average high-temperature, in January, is 49.6°F (9.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Fort Sumner?

In Fort Sumner, the average relative humidity in January is 51%.

How many days does it rain in January in Fort Sumner?

In Fort Sumner, in January, during 3.6 rainfall days, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Fort Sumner?

The month with the least rainfall is January when the rain falls for 3.6 days and typically collects 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Fort Sumner in January?

In Fort Sumner, New Mexico, in January, snow falls for 3.5 days, with typically accumulated 1.77" (45mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in January in Fort Sumner?

In January, the average length of the day in Fort Sumner, New Mexico, is 10.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Fort Sumner?

January and December, with an average of 7.1h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Fort Sumner, New Mexico.

How many hours of sunshine does Fort Sumner have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Fort Sumner is 7.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Fort Sumner?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Fort Sumner is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average high temperature in January: 9.8°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are June and July (32.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (9.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -0.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-0.8°C).

Average pressure in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average pressure in January: 1020mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1020mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1011.3mbar).

Average wind speed in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average wind speed in January: 18.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (20.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (14.5km/h).

Average humidity in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average humidity in January: 51%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (52%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (31%).

Average rainfall in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average rainfall in January: 9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (41mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (9mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average rainfall days in January: 3.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.4 days).

Average snowfall in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average snowfall in January: 45mm

The month with the highest snowfall is November (47mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average snowfall days in January: 3.5 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and December (3.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average daylight in January: 10.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7.1).

Average sunshine days in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average sunshine days in January: 24.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (25.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14 days).

Average UV index in January - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average UV index in January: 3

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

Average visibility in January - Fort Sumner, 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).