Average Weather in January in Mazatlán Mexico
Daily high temperatures are around 78°F, rarely falling below 74°F or exceeding 83°F.
Daily low temperatures are around 50°F, rarely falling below 44°F or exceeding 54°F. The lowest daily average low temperature is 49°F on January 14.
For reference, on April 30, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Mazatlán typically range from 56°F to 86°F, while on January 14, the coldest day of the year, they range from 49°F to 78°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in January
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on January. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in January
The month of January in Mazatlán experiences decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 43% to 34%.
The clearest day of the month is January 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 66% of the time.
For reference, on September 15, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 92%, while on February 24, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 71%.
Cloud Cover Categories in January
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Mazatlán, the chance of a wet day over the course of January is essentially constant, remaining around 3% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 75% on August 31, and its lowest chance is 1% on December 8.
Probability of Precipitation in January
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during January in Mazatlán is essentially constant, remaining about 0.3 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.3 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 0.4 inches on January 23.
Average Monthly Rainfall in January
Over the course of January in Mazatlán, the length of the day is gradually increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 16 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 32 seconds, and weekly increase of 3 minutes, 43 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is January 1, with 11 hours, 7 minutes of daylight and the longest day is January 31, with 11 hours, 23 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in January
The earliest sunrise of the month in Mazatlán is 7:08 AM on January 1 and the latest sunrise is 3 minutes later at 7:11 AM on January 19.
The earliest sunset is 6:14 PM on January 1 and the latest sunset is 18 minutes later at 6:32 PM on January 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Mazatlán during 2018, but it neither starts nor ends during January, so the entire month is in standard time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 7:04 AM and sets 13 hours, 10 minutes later, at 8:14 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:03 AM and sets 11 hours, 5 minutes later, at 6:08 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in January
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Mazatlán is essentially constant during January, remaining around 1% throughout.
The lowest chance of a muggy day during January is 0% on January 26.
For reference, on August 22, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 48% of the time, while on January 26, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in January
The average hourly wind speed in Mazatlán is essentially constant during January, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 4.7 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 19, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.9 miles per hour, while on August 1, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.8 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in January
Wind Direction in January
Mazatlán is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Mazatlán is essentially constant during January, remaining around 83°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in January
Temperatures in Mazatlán are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in January
The average accumulated growing degree days in Mazatlán are increasing during January, increasing by 383°F, from 0°F to 384°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in January
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Mazatlán is gradually increasing during January, rising by 0.7 kWh, from 4.9 kWh to 5.6 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in January
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Mazatlán are 17.436 deg latitude, -99.465 deg longitude, and 4,462 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Mazatlán contains large variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,998 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 4,455 feet. Within 10 miles contains large variations in elevation (7,858 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (11,667 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Mazatlán is covered by cropland (60%), shrubs (30%), and trees (11%), within 10 miles by trees (53%) and shrubs (31%), and within 50 miles by trees (45%) and cropland (29%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Mazatlán year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There is only a single weather station, General Juan N. Álvarez International Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Mazatlán.
At a distance of 82 kilometers from Mazatlán, closer than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed sufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records.
The station records are corrected for the elevation difference between the station and Mazatlán according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
Please note that the station records themselves may additionally have been back-filled using other nearby stations or the MERRA-2 reanalysis.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .