January weather forecast
Moab, UT

The red natural rock formation within the iconic Arches National Park in Moab, Utah
The red natural rock formation within the iconic Arches National Park in Moab, Utah

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is a wintry winter month in Moab, Utah, with an average temperature varying between 36°F (2.2°C) and 21.2°F (-6°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 36°F (2.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 21.2°F (-6°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 75%, January is the most humid month in Moab.

Rainfall

In Moab, in January, it is raining for 5.5 days, with typically 0.43" (11mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Moab, there are 78.8 rainfall days, and 6.38" (162mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Moab are January through April, October through December. In Moab, during January, snow falls for 5.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.97" (50mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 19.9 snowfall days, and 8.11" (206mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 9h and 50min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:35 am and sunset at 5:07 pm. On the last day of January, in Moab, sunrise is at 7:24 am and sunset at 5:39 pm MST.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine is January, with an average of 6.6h of sunshine.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Moab are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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. 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 Moab?

With an average high-temperature of 36°F (2.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 21.2°F (-6°C), January is the coldest month in Moab.

What is the temperature in January in Moab?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Moab, Utah, is 36°F (2.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 21.2°F (-6°C).

What is the most humid month in Moab?

With an average relative humidity of 75%, January is the most humid month.

What is the average humidity in January in Moab?

The average relative humidity in January is 75%.

How much does it rain in Moab in January?

In January, the rain falls for 5.5 days. Throughout January, 0.43" (11mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Moab?

In January, it is snowing for 5.7 days. Throughout January, 1.97" (50mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Moab have in January?

In January, the average day length in Moab is 9h and 50min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Moab?

On the first day of January in Moab, sunrise is at 7:35 am and sunset at 5:07 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:24 am and sunset at 5:39 pm MST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Moab?

January has the least sunshine of the year in Moab, with an average of 6.6h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Moab?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Moab, Utah, is 6.6h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Moab?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Moab, Utah, is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Moab, UT

Average temperature in January - Moab, UT
  • Average high temperature in January: 36°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 21.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.2°F).

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Average pressure in January
Moab, UT

Average pressure in January - Moab, UT
  • Average pressure in January: 30.25"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.25"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.84"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Moab, UT

Average wind speed in January - Moab, UT
  • Average wind speed in January: 3.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (3.5mph).

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Average humidity in January
Moab, UT

Average humidity in January - Moab, UT
  • Average humidity in January: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (22%).

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Average rainfall in January
Moab, UT

Average rainfall in January - Moab, UT
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.43"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are March and July (0.71").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in January
Moab, UT

Average rainfall days in January - Moab, UT
  • Average rainfall days in January: 5.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (9.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (4.2 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Moab, UT

Average snowfall in January - Moab, UT
  • Average snowfall in January: 1.97"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (3.35").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Moab, UT

Average snowfall days in January - Moab, UT
  • Average snowfall days in January: 5.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Moab, UT

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Moab, UT
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 50min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 49min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 32min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6h and 36min

The months with the most sunshine are June and August (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Moab, UT

Average sunshine days in January - Moab, UT
  • Average sunshine days in January: 22.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (24.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (13.7 days).

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Average UV index in January
Moab, UT

Average UV index in January - Moab, UT
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Moab, UT

Average cloud cover in January - Moab, UT
  • Average cloud cover in January: 26

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 26).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in January
Moab, UT

Average visibility in January - Moab, UT
  • Average visibility in January: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (5mi).

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