January weather forecast and climate
Santa Fe, NM

Beautiful sunset over the St. Francis of Assisi Basilica in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Beautiful sunset over the St. Francis of Assisi Basilica in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Weather in January

January, like December, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is a wintry winter month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 39.2°F (4°C) and an average low of 21.9°F (-5.6°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 39.2°F (4°C) and an average low-temperature of 21.9°F (-5.6°C).

Humidity

The most humid month in Santa Fe is January, with an average relative humidity of 67%.

Rainfall

In Santa Fe, it is raining for 6.3 days, with typically 0.63" (16mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 90.3 rainfall days, and 9.8" (249mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Santa Fe, snow falls for 7.3 days, with typically accumulated 4.88" (124mm) of snow. In Santa Fe, during the entire year, snow falls for 36 days, and aggregates up to 22.68" (576mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, the average length of the day in January is 10.1h.

Sunshine

January, February and December, with an average of 7.1h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Santa Fe.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Santa Fe?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 39.2°F (4°C) and an average low-temperature of 21.9°F (-5.6°C).

What is the most humid month in Santa Fe?

With an average relative humidity of 67%, January is the most humid month in Santa Fe.

What is the average humidity in January in Santa Fe?

The average relative humidity in January is 67%.

How many days does it rain in January in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe, in January, it is raining for 6.3 days, with typically 0.63" (16mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Santa Fe in January?

In January, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, it is snowing for 7.3 days. Throughout January, 4.88" (124mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in January in Santa Fe?

The average length of the day in January is 10.1h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Santa Fe?

January, February and December, with an average of 7.1h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Santa Fe.

How many hours of sunshine does Santa Fe have in January?

The average sunshine in January is 7.1h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Santa Fe?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

How high is the UV index in January in Santa Fe?

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

Average temperature in January
Santa Fe, NM

Average temperature in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average high temperature in January: 4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (27.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (4°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -5.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (-5.8°C).

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Average pressure in January
Santa Fe, NM

Average pressure in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average pressure in January: 1021.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1021.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1012mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Santa Fe, NM

Average wind speed in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average wind speed in January: 10.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (14.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.4km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Santa Fe, NM

Average humidity in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average humidity in January: 67%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (67%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (32%).

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Average rainfall in January
Santa Fe, NM

Average rainfall in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall in January: 16mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (44mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (14mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Santa Fe, NM

Average rainfall days in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall days in January: 6.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.4 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Santa Fe, NM

Average snowfall in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall in January: 124mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (145mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in January
Santa Fe, NM

Average snowfall days in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall days in January: 7.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (7.9 days).
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
Santa Fe, NM

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average daylight in January: 10.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.1h

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

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Average sunshine days in January
Santa Fe, NM

Average sunshine days in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average sunshine days in January: 21.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.8 days).

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Average UV index in January
Santa Fe, NM

Average UV index in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average UV index in January: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in January
Santa Fe, NM

Average cloud cover in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average cloud cover in January: 20

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 21).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in January
Santa Fe, NM

Average visibility in January - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average visibility in January: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and December (9km).

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