January weather forecast and climate
Taos Ski Valley, NM

January, the same as December, in Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, is another subzero cold winter month, with average temperature ranging between max 31.8°F (-0.1°C) and min 11.7°F (-11.3°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 31.8°F (-0.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 11.7°F (-11.3°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

The most humid month is January, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

Rainfall

January and November are months with the least rain when the rain falls for 3.3 days and typically aggregates up to 0.63" (16mm) of rain.

Snowfall

January through June, September through December are months with snowfall. In Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, during 8.3 snowfall days, 5.24" (133mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Taos Ski Valley, during the entire year, snow falls for 57.6 days, and aggregates up to 43.5" (1105mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 10h.

Sunshine

In Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, the average sunshine in January is 6.9h.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the coldest month in Taos Ski Valley?

January is the coldest month in Taos Ski Valley, with an average high-temperature of 31.8°F (-0.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 11.7°F (-11.3°C).

What is the temperature in January in Taos Ski Valley?

In January, the average high-temperature is 31.8°F (-0.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 11.7°F (-11.3°C).

What is the most humid month in Taos Ski Valley?

The most humid month in Taos Ski Valley is January, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

What is the average humidity in January in Taos Ski Valley?

In Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, the average relative humidity in January is 79%.

How much does it rain in Taos Ski Valley in January?

In Taos Ski Valley, in January, it is raining for 3.3 days, with typically 0.63" (16mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Taos Ski Valley?

Months with the least rainfall in Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, are January and November Rain falls for 3.3 days and accumulates 0.63" (16mm) of rain.

How many days does it snow in January in Taos Ski Valley?

In Taos Ski Valley, in January, during 8.3 snowfall days, 5.24" (133mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in January in Taos Ski Valley?

In January, the average length of the day is 10h.

How many hours of sunshine does Taos Ski Valley have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Taos Ski Valley is 6.9h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Taos Ski Valley?

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Taos Ski Valley.

What is the UV index reading in January in Taos Ski Valley?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average high temperature in January: -0.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-0.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -11.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (9.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-11.3°C).

Average pressure in January - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average pressure in January: 1020.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1020.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1012.1mbar).

Average wind speed in January - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (13.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.8km/h).

Average humidity in January - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average humidity in January: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (40%).

Average rainfall in January - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average rainfall in January: 16mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (93mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and November (16mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average rainfall days in January: 3.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (1.5 days).

Average snowfall in January - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average snowfall in January: 133mm

The month with the highest snowfall is March (202mm).
Months with the least snowfall are July and August (0mm).

Average snowfall days in January - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average snowfall days in January: 8.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (9.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average daylight in January: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6.9h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 6.8).

Average sunshine days in January - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average sunshine days in January: 22.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (24.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.1 days).

Average UV index in January - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average UV index in January: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 2).

Average visibility in January - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average visibility in January: 8km

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