Weather Averages for Las Vegas in January
Averages for Las Vegas in January
January is one of the coldest month in Las Vegas and also one of the wettest.
Although it is outside of the peak tourist season in Las Vegas in January, it remains fairly busy during this period, though it is still quieter when compared to other months in Vegas.
The average amount of sunshine that can be expected in Vegas in January is for 8 hours a day.
January's weather can be blustery at times, and on windy days you will likely require a warmer jacket.
As one of the wettest months of the year, the average rainfall Vegas expects in January is for 15mm over 4 days.
The snowiest months in Vegasin record have all been in January, though this is not a regular occurence and snow hasn't fallen in Vegas in January for years.
The temperatures can drop so low in January that you can occasionally forget that you are in the desert. However, Vegas has a number of experiences for you to keep yourself occupied with, away from the cold.
Las Vegas' famous casinos are guaranteed to keep your mind off the cold weather.
However, if you are underage or not the gambling type, there are always a number of shows, concerts and festivities to indulge in whilst you are in Vegas.
As well as this, if you fancy a dip in warm water, most of the hotels have heated indoor pools.
If you are leaving your hotel in the evening though, remember that the evenings can get quite cold, and thus it is likely that you will need a jacket.
In the month of January, Las Vegas also hosts the Martin Luther King, Jr. parade. This parade is in honour of Martin Luther King Jr. and boasts a huge array of costumes, floats and parades. At the end of the event, there is even an award ceremony to honour those who have contributed.
The Showboat Casino Hotel hosts the High Roller Super Bowl, that celebrates the Super Bowl over a weekend, with lavish buffets and wide screen televisions playing.
January events in Las Vegas
Celion Dion at Caesars Palace
2nd January 2015 to 3rd January 2015
Celine Dion, the best-selling female artist in history, will be performing in the Colosseum at the magnificent Caesars Palace from 2nd to 3rd of January. The performance will be directed by Grammy Awards producer Ken Ehrilch and will feature a full orchestra, including 31 musicians.
Vegas MLK (Martin Luther King) Day Parade
21st January 2015
In January, Las Vegas hosts the Martin Luther King, Jr. parade. This parade is in honour of Martin Luther King Jr. and boasts a huge array of costumes, floats and parades. At the end of the event, there is even an award ceremony to honour those who have contributed.