Carlsbad, NM Climate in January

Temperature for January

In Carlsbad, NM during January the average high temperature is 60.0°F. The hottest day on record was January 24, 1999 when the temperature hit 86.0°F.

Carlsbad, NM daily average and extreme temperature range for January

Low Temperature

Overnight in January the average temperature drops below freezing at 31.0°F, with the lowest temperature of -1.8°F being recorded on January 10, 1977. On average there are 2 days in January when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst January there were 4 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 7 and 29 times in January.

Precipitation for January

In January the average monthly rainfall in Carlsbad, NM is 0.28 inches with rain usually falling on between 3 and 4 days. 1944 was the driest January with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1995 was the wettest January with 2.01 inches of rain. The wettest single day in January was 5 January 1995 when 2.01 inches of rain fell.

In January it usually snows on between 2 and 3 days. In January there have been some years when thunderstorms have occurred, although there are other years when there hasn't been a thunderstorm in January.