January weather forecast and climate
Birmingham, AL

The colorful evening sky in Birmingham City, Alabama
The colorful evening sky in Birmingham City, Alabama

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is another fresh winter month in Birmingham, Alabama, with average temperature varying between 35.2°F (1.8°C) and 50.7°F (10.4°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, 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 Birmingham, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Birmingham, Alabama, in January, it is raining for 8.7 days, with typically 1.54" (39mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Birmingham, during the entire year, the rain falls for 143.1 days and collects up to 18.58" (472mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Birmingham are January through March, November and December. The month with the most snowfall in Birmingham is January when snow falls for 0.8 days and typically aggregates up to 0.12" (3mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 5.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Birmingham is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. 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 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.

What is the temperature in January in Birmingham?

In Birmingham, Alabama, 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 Birmingham, in January, it is raining for 8.7 days, with typically 1.54" (39mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Birmingham in January?

In Birmingham, Alabama, in January, during 0.8 snowfall days, 0.12" (3mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Birmingham?

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

How many hours of daylight does Birmingham have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Birmingham is 10.2h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Birmingham?

In Birmingham, the average sunshine in January is 5.2h.

How high is the UV index in January in Birmingham?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Birmingham, AL

Average temperature in January - Birmingham, AL
  • Average high temperature in January: 50.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 35.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.2°F).

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Average pressure in January
Birmingham, AL

Average pressure in January - Birmingham, AL
  • Average pressure in January: 30.17"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98").

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Average wind speed in January
Birmingham, AL

Average wind speed in January - Birmingham, AL
  • Average wind speed in January: 7.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in January
Birmingham, AL

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%).

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Average rainfall in January
Birmingham, AL

Average rainfall in January - Birmingham, AL
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.54"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (1.97").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.02").

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Average rainfall days in January
Birmingham, AL

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).

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Average snowfall in January
Birmingham, AL

Average snowfall in January - Birmingham, AL
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.12"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.12").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Birmingham, AL

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).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Birmingham, AL

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).

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Average sunshine days in January
Birmingham, AL

Average sunshine days in January - Birmingham, AL
  • Average sunshine days in January: 19.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.1 days).

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Average UV index in January
Birmingham, AL

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).

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Average cloud cover in January
Birmingham, AL

Average cloud cover in January - Birmingham, AL
  • Average cloud cover in January: 44

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 48).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in January
Birmingham, AL

Average visibility in January - Birmingham, AL
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

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

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