January weather forecast
Columbus, GA

The colorful and lit skyline of the scenic Columbus City, Georgia
The colorful and lit skyline of the scenic Columbus City, Georgia

Weather in January

January, like December, in Columbus, Georgia, is another fresh winter month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 38.8°F (3.8°C) and an average high of 55°F (12.8°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 55°F (12.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 38.8°F (3.8°C).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 71%.

Rainfall

In Columbus, during January, the rain falls for 10.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.89" (48mm) of precipitation. In Columbus, during the entire year, the rain falls for 149.9 days and collects up to 26.81" (681mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March and December. In January, in Columbus, it is snowing for 0.4 days. Throughout January, 0.16" (4mm) of snow is accumulated. In Columbus, during the entire year, snow falls for 1.1 days and aggregates up to 0.43" (11mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Columbus, Georgia, the average length of the day in January is 10h and 18min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:41 am and sunset at 5:45 pm. On the last day of January, in Columbus, sunrise is at 7:34 am and sunset at 6:12 pm EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 5.5h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in January transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Columbus?

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 55°F (12.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 38.8°F (3.8°C).

What is the temperature in January in Columbus?

In Columbus, in January, the average high-temperature is 55°F (12.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 38.8°F (3.8°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Columbus?

The average relative humidity in January is 71%.

How much does it rain in Columbus in January?

In January, in Columbus, the rain falls for 10.1 days. Throughout January, 1.89" (48mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Columbus in January?

In Columbus, Georgia, in January, snow falls for 0.4 days, with typically accumulated 0.16" (4mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Columbus have in January?

In Columbus, the average day length in January is 10h and 18min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Columbus?

On the first day of January in Columbus, Georgia, sunrise is at 7:41 am and sunset at 5:45 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:34 am and sunset at 6:12 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Columbus have in January?

In Columbus, Georgia, the average sunshine duration in January is 5.5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Columbus?

The months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

How high is the UV index in January in Columbus?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in January
Columbus, GA

Average temperature in January - Columbus, GA
  • Average high temperature in January: 55°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (55°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 38.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.8°F).

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Average pressure in January
Columbus, GA

Average pressure in January - Columbus, GA
  • Average pressure in January: 30.16"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Columbus, GA

Average wind speed in January - Columbus, GA
  • Average wind speed in January: 7.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in January
Columbus, GA

Average humidity in January - Columbus, GA
  • Average humidity in January: 71%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (76%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April, May and October (69%).

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Average rainfall in January
Columbus, GA

Average rainfall in January - Columbus, GA
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.89"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.11").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.38").

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Average rainfall days in January
Columbus, GA

Average rainfall days in January - Columbus, GA
  • Average rainfall days in January: 10.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.4 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Columbus, GA

Average snowfall in January - Columbus, GA
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.16"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.2").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Columbus, GA

Average snowfall days in January - Columbus, GA
  • Average snowfall days in January: 0.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Columbus, GA

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Columbus, GA
  • Average daylight in January: 10h and 18min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 15min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Columbus, GA

Average sunshine days in January - Columbus, GA
  • Average sunshine days in January: 19.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (9.3 days).

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Average UV index in January
Columbus, GA

Average UV index in January - Columbus, GA
  • Average UV index in January: 3

The months with the highest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in January
Columbus, GA

Average cloud cover in January - Columbus, GA
  • Average cloud cover in January: 40

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in January
Columbus, GA

Average visibility in January - Columbus, GA
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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