January weather forecast
Birmingham, AL

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

Weather in January

January, like December, in Birmingham, Alabama, is another fresh winter month, with an average temperature ranging between min 35.2°F (1.8°C) and max 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 January, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Birmingham, Alabama, during 8.7 rainfall days, 1.54" (39mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. 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. 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, the average length of the day in January is 10h and 14min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 4:50 pm. On the last day of January, in Birmingham, Alabama, sunrise is at 6:43 am and sunset at 5:17 pm CST.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Birmingham is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in January transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against 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. 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 Birmingham?

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).

What is the average humidity in January in Birmingham?

In January, the average relative humidity in Birmingham is 75%.

How many days does it rain in January in Birmingham?

In Birmingham, Alabama, during January, the rain falls for 8.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.54" (39mm) of precipitation.

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 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.

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

In January, the average day length is 10h and 14min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Birmingham?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 4:50 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:43 am and sunset at 5:17 pm CST.

How long on average sun shines in January in Birmingham?

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

How high is the UV index in January in Birmingham?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Birmingham is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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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"Hg

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

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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").
The 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

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.8 days).
The 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: 10h and 14min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 20min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 58min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

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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

The 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).
The 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

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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