January weather forecast and climate
Dauphin Island, AL

The scenic Dauphin Island in Alabama
The scenic Dauphin Island in Alabama

Weather in January

January, like December, is a moderate winter month in Dauphin Island, Alabama, with average temperature fluctuating between 47.3°F (8.5°C) and 59°F (15°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 59°F (15°C) and an average low-temperature of 47.3°F (8.5°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Dauphin Island is 74%.

Rainfall

In Dauphin Island, in January, during 11.1 rainfall days, 2.64" (67mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Dauphin Island, during the entire year, the rain falls for 183.1 days and collects up to 45.94" (1167mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

The only month with snowfall is January. January is the month with the most snowfall in Dauphin Island. Snow falls for 0.1 days and accumulates 0.12" (3mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

January is the month with the coldest seawater in Dauphin Island, with an average ocean temperature of 58.6°F (14.8°C).
Note: Swimming in 58.6°F (14.8°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 10.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Dauphin Island is 5.8h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in January transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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 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 Dauphin Island?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 59°F (15°C) and an average low-temperature of 47.3°F (8.5°C).

What is the temperature in January in Dauphin Island?

In Dauphin Island, in January, the average high-temperature is 59°F (15°C), and the average low-temperature is 47.3°F (8.5°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Dauphin Island?

The average relative humidity in January in Dauphin Island is 74%.

How many days does it rain in January in Dauphin Island?

In January, the rain falls for 11.1 days. Throughout January, 2.64" (67mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Dauphin Island?

January is the first month it typically snows in Dauphin Island. Throughout January, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 0.12" (3mm) of snow.

What is the snowiest month in Dauphin Island?

The month with the most snowfall is January when snow falls for 0.1 days and typically aggregates up to 0.12" (3mm) of snow.

What month is the ocean coldest in Dauphin Island?

The month with the coldest seawater in Dauphin Island, Alabama, is January, with an average ocean temperature of 58.6°F (14.8°C).

How cold is the water in January in Dauphin Island?

In Dauphin Island, Alabama, in January, the average water temperature is 58.6°F (14.8°C). Swimming in 58.6°F (14.8°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the average length of the day in January in Dauphin Island?

The average length of the day in January is 10.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Dauphin Island have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Dauphin Island, Alabama, is 5.8h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Dauphin Island?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the lowest UV index in Dauphin Island.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Dauphin Island?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Dauphin Island, AL

Average temperature in January - Dauphin Island, AL
  • Average high temperature in January: 59°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (88.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (59°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 47.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (78.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (47.3°F).

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Average pressure in January
Dauphin Island, AL

Average pressure in January - Dauphin Island, AL
  • Average pressure in January: 30.16"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.97").

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Average wind speed in January
Dauphin Island, AL

Average wind speed in January - Dauphin Island, AL
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.8mph).

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Average humidity in January
Dauphin Island, AL

Average humidity in January - Dauphin Island, AL
  • Average humidity in January: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in January
Dauphin Island, AL

Average rainfall in January - Dauphin Island, AL
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.64"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (6.89").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (2.28").

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Average rainfall days in January
Dauphin Island, AL

Average rainfall days in January - Dauphin Island, AL
  • Average rainfall days in January: 11.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (25.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.4 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Dauphin Island, AL

Average snowfall in January - Dauphin Island, AL
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.12"

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

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Average snowfall days in January
Dauphin Island, AL

Average snowfall days in January - Dauphin Island, AL
  • Average snowfall days in January: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Dauphin Island, AL

Average sea temperature in January - Dauphin Island, AL
  • Average sea temperature in January: 58.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (58.7°F).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Dauphin Island, AL

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Dauphin Island, AL
  • Average daylight in January: 10.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.2h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 5.5).

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Average sunshine days in January
Dauphin Island, AL

Average sunshine days in January - Dauphin Island, AL
  • Average sunshine days in January: 17.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (3.9 days).

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Average UV index in January
Dauphin Island, AL

Average UV index in January - Dauphin Island, AL
  • Average UV index in January: 4

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in January
Dauphin Island, AL

Average cloud cover in January - Dauphin Island, AL
  • Average cloud cover in January: 36

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 42).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 22).

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Average visibility in January
Dauphin Island, AL

Average visibility in January - Dauphin Island, 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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