January weather forecast
Athens, GA

The historic city hall tower at dusk in Athens, Georgia, along with other neon-lit houses in the vicinity
The historic city hall tower at dusk in Athens, Georgia, along with other neon-lit houses in the vicinity

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is another fresh winter month in Athens, Georgia, with average temperature varying between 51.1°F (10.6°C) and 35.1°F (1.7°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 51.1°F (10.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 35.1°F (1.7°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Athens is 73%.

Rainfall

In Athens, during January, the rain falls for 12.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.11" (79mm) of precipitation. In Athens, during the entire year, the rain falls for 168.2 days and collects up to 36.85" (936mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall. In Athens, Georgia,, during 1.1 snowfall days, 0.39" (10mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Athens, Georgia, during the entire year, snow falls for 2.9 days, and aggregates up to 1.46" (37mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Athens, the average sunshine is 5.6h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. 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 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 Athens?

The coldest month in Athens is January, with an average high-temperature of 51.1°F (10.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 35.1°F (1.7°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Athens?

The average relative humidity in January in Athens is 73%.

How much does it rain in Athens in January?

In January, in Athens, Georgia, the rain falls for 12.3 days. Throughout January, 3.11" (79mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Athens in January?

In Athens, during January, snow falls for 1.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.39" (10mm) of snow.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in January in Athens?

In January, the average sunshine in Athens is 5.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Athens?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Athens, Georgia.

How high is the UV index in January in Athens?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Athens, GA

Average temperature in January - Athens, GA
  • Average high temperature in January: 51.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (51.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 35.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.1°F).

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Average pressure in January
Athens, GA

Average pressure in January - Athens, GA
  • Average pressure in January: 30.15"

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.15").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99").

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Average wind speed in January
Athens, GA

Average wind speed in January - Athens, GA
  • Average wind speed in January: 7.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in January
Athens, GA

Average humidity in January - Athens, GA
  • Average humidity in January: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July, October and November (72%).

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Average rainfall in January
Athens, GA

Average rainfall in January - Athens, GA
  • Average rainfall in January: 3.11"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.86").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in January
Athens, GA

Average rainfall days in January - Athens, GA
  • Average rainfall days in January: 12.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17.7 days).
Months with the least rainy days are October and November (9.4 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Athens, GA

Average snowfall in January - Athens, GA
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.39"

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

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Average snowfall days in January
Athens, GA

Average snowfall days in January - Athens, GA
  • Average snowfall days in January: 1.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Athens, GA

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Athens, GA
  • 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: 5.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Athens, GA

Average sunshine days in January - Athens, GA
  • Average sunshine days in January: 17 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11.4 days).

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Average UV index in January
Athens, GA

Average UV index in January - Athens, GA
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Athens, GA

Average cloud cover in January - Athens, GA
  • Average cloud cover in January: 40

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in January
Athens, GA

Average visibility in January - Athens, GA
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is May (5mi).

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