Birmingham
Alabama, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Birmingham, AL

January, like December, in Birmingham, Alabama, is a cool winter month, with average temperature varying between 35.2°F (1.8°C) and 50.7°F (10.4°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 50.7°F (10.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 35.2°F (1.8°C).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Birmingham, Alabama, during 8.7 rainfall days, 1.54" (39mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Birmingham, there are 143.1 rainfall days, and 18.58" (472mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Birmingham are January through March, November and December. January is the month with the most snowfall in Birmingham. Snow falls for 0.8 days and accumulates 0.12" (3mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Birmingham, Alabama, the average length of the day in January is 10.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Birmingham is 5.2h.

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Birmingham?

With an average high-temperature of 50.7°F (10.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 35.2°F (1.8°C), January is the coldest month in Birmingham, Alabama.

What is the temperature in January in Birmingham?

In Birmingham, in January, the average high-temperature is 50.7°F (10.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 35.2°F (1.8°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Birmingham?

The average relative humidity in January in Birmingham, Alabama, is 75%.

How many days does it rain in January in Birmingham?

In January, the rain falls for 8.7 days. Throughout January, 1.54" (39mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Birmingham?

In Birmingham, in January, snow falls for 0.8 days, with typically accumulated 0.12" (3mm) of snow.

What is the snowiest month in Birmingham?

The month with the most snowfall is January when snow falls for 0.8 days and typically aggregates up to 0.12" (3mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in January in Birmingham?

In January, the average length of the day is 10.2h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Birmingham?

The average sunshine in January in Birmingham is 5.2h.

What is the UV index reading in January in Birmingham?

In Birmingham, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Birmingham, AL
  • Average high temperature in January: 10.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (32.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (10.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 1.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (21.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.8°C).

Average humidity in January - Birmingham, AL
  • Average humidity in January: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

Average rainfall in January - Birmingham, AL
  • Average rainfall in January: 39mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (50mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (26mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Birmingham, AL
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.9 days).

Average snowfall in January - Birmingham, AL
  • Average snowfall in January: 3mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (3mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in January - Birmingham, AL
  • Average snowfall days in January: 0.8 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Birmingham, AL
  • Average daylight in January: 10.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

Average UV index in January - Birmingham, AL
  • Average UV index in January: 3

Months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).