Average Weather in January in Zacatepec Mexico
Daily high temperatures are around 86°F, rarely falling below 81°F or exceeding 92°F. The lowest daily average high temperature is 86°F on January 4.
Daily low temperatures are around 57°F, rarely falling below 50°F or exceeding 63°F. The lowest daily average low temperature is 56°F on January 13.
For reference, on April 17, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Zacatepec typically range from 67°F to 95°F, while on January 13, the coldest day of the year, they range from 56°F to 86°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
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The month of January in Zacatepec experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 41% 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 14, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 88%, 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 Zacatepec, the chance of a wet day over the course of January is essentially constant, remaining around 4% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 79% on August 27, and its lowest chance is 1% on December 9.
Probability of Precipitation in January
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during January in Zacatepec is essentially constant, remaining about 0.3 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.8 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 0.3 inches on January 26.
Average Monthly Rainfall in January
Over the course of January in Zacatepec, the length of the day is gradually increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 17 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 35 seconds, and weekly increase of 4 minutes, 2 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is January 1, with 11 hours, 2 minutes of daylight and the longest day is January 31, with 11 hours, 19 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in January
The earliest sunrise of the month in Zacatepec is 7:09 AM on January 1 and the latest sunrise is 2 minutes, 58 seconds later at 7:12 AM on January 18.
The earliest sunset is 6:11 PM on January 1 and the latest sunset is 18 minutes later at 6:30 PM on January 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Zacatepec 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 7:00 AM and sets 13 hours, 15 minutes later, at 8:16 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:04 AM and sets 11 hours, 1 minute later, at 6:05 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in January
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Zacatepec is essentially constant during January, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on September 15, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 8% of the time, while on November 27, 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 Zacatepec is essentially constant during January, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 5.2 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on March 13, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.7 miles per hour, while on October 1, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.1 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in January
Wind Direction in January
Temperatures in Zacatepec 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 Zacatepec are rapidly increasing during January, increasing by 628°F, from 1°F to 629°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in January
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Zacatepec is gradually increasing during January, rising by 0.6 kWh, from 5.0 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 Zacatepec are 18.654 deg latitude, -99.190 deg longitude, and 3,077 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Zacatepec contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 735 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 3,050 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (2,897 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (16,056 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Zacatepec is covered by cropland (84%), within 10 miles by cropland (61%) and trees (35%), and within 50 miles by cropland (40%) and trees (36%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Zacatepec 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 are 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Zacatepec.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Zacatepec according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Zacatepec is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Zacatepec and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Licenciado Adolfo López Mateos International Airport (29%, 86 kilometers, northwest); Benito Juárez International Airport (37%, 88 kilometers, north); and Hermanos Serdán International Airport (34%, 103 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .