January weather forecast and climate
Taos, NM

A large old building in the ancient city of Taos in New Mexico
A large old building in the ancient city of Taos in New Mexico
January, like December, in Taos, New Mexico, is a wintry winter month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 11.5°F (-11.4°C) and an average high of 32.7°F (0.4°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 32.7°F (0.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 11.5°F (-11.4°C).

Humidity

January is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 3 days. Throughout January, 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 82.8 rainfall days, and 11.06" (281mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Taos, snow falls for 8 days, with typically accumulated 4.88" (124mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Taos, New Mexico, there are 37.3 snowfall days, and 26.14" (664mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 6.5h of sunshine.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Taos. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Taos?

With an average high-temperature of 32.7°F (0.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 11.5°F (-11.4°C), January is the coldest month.

What is the temperature in January in Taos?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Taos, New Mexico, is 32.7°F (0.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 11.5°F (-11.4°C).

What is the most humid month in Taos?

The most humid month in Taos, New Mexico, is January, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

What is the average humidity in January in Taos?

In Taos, New Mexico, the average relative humidity in January is 80%.

How much does it rain in Taos in January?

In Taos, in January, it is raining for 3 days, with typically 0.59" (15mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Taos in January?

In Taos, New Mexico, in January, during 8 snowfall days, 4.88" (124mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Taos have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Taos, New Mexico, is 10h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Taos?

January and December, with an average of 6.5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Taos?

In Taos, New Mexico, the average sunshine in January is 6.5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Taos?

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in January in Taos?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Taos is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Taos, NM
  • Average high temperature in January: 0.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (0.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -11.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (9.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-11.4°C).

Average pressure in January - Taos, NM
  • Average pressure in January: 1021.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1021.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1012.1mbar).

Average wind speed in January - Taos, NM
  • Average wind speed in January: 8.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (13km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.9km/h).

Average humidity in January - Taos, NM
  • Average humidity in January: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (40%).

Average rainfall in January - Taos, NM
  • Average rainfall in January: 15mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (82mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (11mm).

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (1.4 days).

Average snowfall in January - Taos, NM
  • Average snowfall in January: 124mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (143mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in January - Taos, NM
  • Average snowfall days in January: 8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Taos, 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: 6.5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6.5).

Average sunshine days in January - Taos, NM
  • Average sunshine days in January: 22.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (25.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.3 days).

Average UV index in January - Taos, 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, NM
  • Average visibility in January: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, August, September and October (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and December (8km).