January weather forecast and climate
Columbus, AL

January, like December, in Columbus, Alabama, is a cool winter month, with average temperature ranging between max 50.7°F (10.4°C) and min 35.2°F (1.8°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

The average relative humidity in Columbus, Alabama, is 75%.

Rainfall

In Columbus, in January, it is raining for 11.6 days, with typically 3.43" (87mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Columbus, during the entire year, the rain falls for 173.8 days and collects up to 39.41" (1001mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March, November and December are months with snowfall in Columbus. The month with the most snowfall in Columbus is January when snow falls for 1 days and typically aggregates up to 0.79" (20mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 5.2h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Columbus are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in January interpret into the following advice:
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. 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 Columbus?

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 Columbus.

What is the temperature in January in Columbus?

In Columbus, 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 Columbus?

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

How many days does it rain in January in Columbus?

In Columbus, Alabama, in January, during 11.6 rainfall days, 3.43" (87mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Columbus?

In Columbus, Alabama, in January, snow falls for 1 days, with typically accumulated 0.79" (20mm) of snow.

When does it snow the most in Columbus?

The month with the most snowfall is January when snow falls for 1 days and typically aggregates up to 0.79" (20mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Columbus have in January?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Columbus have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Columbus, Alabama, is 5.2h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index in Columbus are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Columbus?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Columbus, Alabama, is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Columbus, AL
  • Average high temperature in January: 50.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.9°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 (70.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.2°F).

Average pressure in January - Columbus, 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").

Average wind speed in January - Columbus, AL
  • Average wind speed in January: 7.2mph

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 (4.4mph).

Average humidity in January - Columbus, 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 - Columbus, AL
  • Average rainfall in January: 3.43"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (4.09").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.09").

Average rainfall days in January - Columbus, AL
  • Average rainfall days in January: 11.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.1 days).

Average snowfall in January - Columbus, AL
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.79"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.79").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in January - Columbus, AL
  • Average snowfall days in January: 1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.3 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 - Columbus, 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: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.2h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

Average sunshine days in January - Columbus, AL
  • Average sunshine days in January: 17.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.2 days).

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in January - Columbus, 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 29).

Average visibility in January - Columbus, 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).