January weather forecast
Ruidoso, NM

Weather in January

January, like December, is another chilly winter month in Ruidoso, New Mexico, with an average temperature ranging between min 27.3°F (-2.6°C) and max 45.5°F (7.5°C).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in December - a still frosty 45.5°F (7.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Ruidoso, New Mexico, is 27.3°F (-2.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January in Ruidoso is 53%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 2.8 days and accumulates 0.28" (7mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Ruidoso, in January, during 4.6 snowfall days, 1.81" (46mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 19.1 snowfall days, and 11.26" (286mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Ruidoso is 10h and 14min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:06 am and sunset at 5:06 pm. On the last day of January, in Ruidoso, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 5:33 pm MST.

Sunshine

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

UV index

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Ruidoso. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. 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. 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 temperature in January in Ruidoso?

In Ruidoso, in January, the average high-temperature is 45.5°F (7.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 27.3°F (-2.6°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Ruidoso?

The average relative humidity in January is 53%.

What is the driest month in Ruidoso?

January is the month with the least rainfall in Ruidoso, New Mexico. Rain falls for 2.8 days and accumulates 0.28" (7mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Ruidoso in January?

In Ruidoso, in January, it is raining for 2.8 days, with typically 0.28" (7mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Ruidoso in January?

In January, it is snowing for 4.6 days. Throughout January, 1.81" (46mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Ruidoso have in January?

In Ruidoso, New Mexico, the average day length in January is 10h and 14min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Ruidoso?

On the first day of January, sunrise is at 7:06 am and sunset at 5:06 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 5:33 pm MST.

How long on average sun shines in January in Ruidoso?

In Ruidoso, New Mexico, the average sunshine duration in January is 7.2h.

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

The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in January in Ruidoso?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Ruidoso is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Ruidoso, NM

Average temperature in January - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average high temperature in January: 45.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (81.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (45.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 27.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.3°F).

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Average pressure in January
Ruidoso, NM

Average pressure in January - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average pressure in January: 30.12"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.12"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.85"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Ruidoso, NM

Average wind speed in January - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average wind speed in January: 8.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in January
Ruidoso, NM

Average humidity in January - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average humidity in January: 53%

The months with the highest relative humidity are September and December (56%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (30%).

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Average rainfall in January
Ruidoso, NM

Average rainfall in January - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.28"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.53").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.28").

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Average rainfall days in January
Ruidoso, NM

Average rainfall days in January - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average rainfall days in January: 2.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (21.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.4 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Ruidoso, NM

Average snowfall in January - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average snowfall in January: 1.81"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (3.62").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Ruidoso, NM

Average snowfall days in January - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average snowfall days in January: 4.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (5.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Ruidoso, NM

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average daylight in January: 10h and 14min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 20min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 59min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Ruidoso, NM

Average sunshine days in January - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average sunshine days in January: 25.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (25.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.2 days).

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Average UV index in January
Ruidoso, NM

Average UV index in January - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average UV index in January: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in January
Ruidoso, NM

Average cloud cover in January - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average cloud cover in January: 16

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 21).
The months with the least cloud cover are May and June (Cloud cover 12).

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Average visibility in January
Ruidoso, NM

Average visibility in January - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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