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

January weather forecast and climate
Birmingham, AL

The colorful evening sky in Birmingham City, Alabama
The colorful evening sky in Birmingham City, Alabama
January, the same as December, is another fresh winter month in Birmingham, Alabama, with average temperature fluctuating between 53.8°F (12.1°C) and 33.8°F (1°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 53.8°F (12.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 33.8°F (1°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January is 70.5%.

Rainfall

In Birmingham, during January, the rain falls for 10.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.8" (122.9mm) of precipitation. In Birmingham, Alabama, during the entire year, the rain falls for 116.8 days and collects up to 53.7" (1364.5mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April and December are months with snowfall. Months with the most snowfall are January and March, with an average 0.6" (15.2mm) of accumulated snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

With an average of 4.8h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Birmingham. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in January transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the coldest month in Birmingham?

With an average high-temperature of 53.8°F (12.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 33.8°F (1°C), January is the coldest month in Birmingham, Alabama.

What is the temperature in January in Birmingham?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Birmingham, Alabama, is 53.8°F (12.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 33.8°F (1°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Birmingham?

The average relative humidity in January in Birmingham is 70.5%.

How much does it rain in Birmingham in January?

In Birmingham, in January, during 10.5 rainfall days, 4.8" (122.9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Birmingham?

In Birmingham, during January, snow falls for 0.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.6" (15.2mm) of snow.

When does it snow the most in Birmingham?

Months with the most snowfall in Birmingham, Alabama, are January and March, with an average 0.6" (15.2mm) of accumulated snow.

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

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Birmingham?

January has the least sunshine of the year in Birmingham, Alabama, with an average of 4.8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Birmingham have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Birmingham, Alabama, is 4.8h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Birmingham?

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Birmingham?

In Birmingham, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Birmingham, AL
  • Average high temperature in January: 53.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (53.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 33.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (33.8°F).

Average humidity in January - Birmingham, AL
  • Average humidity in January: 70.5%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (74.6%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (64.2%).

Average rainfall in January - Birmingham, AL
  • Average rainfall in January: 4.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (5.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (3.4").

Average rainfall days in January - Birmingham, AL
  • Average rainfall days in January: 10.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (11.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (7.4 days).

Average snowfall in January - Birmingham, AL
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.6"

Months with the highest snowfall are January and March (0.6").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in January - Birmingham, AL
  • Average snowfall days in January: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4.8h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9.4h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).