Augusta
Maine, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Augusta, ME

 Beautiful view of the water and skyline in Augusta, Maine, with trees and mountains in the distance
Beautiful view of the water and skyline in Augusta, Maine, with trees and mountains in the distance
January, the same as December, in Augusta, Maine, is a freezing cold winter month, with average temperature ranging between min 10.9°F (-11.7°C) and max 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 27.7°F (-2.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 10.9°F (-11.7°C).

Rainfall

In Augusta, during January, the rain falls for 10.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.6" (66.3mm) of precipitation. In Augusta, during the entire year, the rain falls for 135.4 days and collects up to 41.8" (1062.4mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Augusta. The month with the most snowfall in Augusta is January when snow falls for 8.6 days and typically aggregates up to 20" (508mm) of snow.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Augusta is 9.3h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are January, November and December, with an average of 4h of sunshine.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in January transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Augusta?

With an average high-temperature of 27.7°F (-2.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 10.9°F (-11.7°C), January is the coldest month.

What is the temperature in January in Augusta?

In Augusta, Maine, in January, the average high-temperature is 27.7°F (-2.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 10.9°F (-11.7°C).

How much does it rain in Augusta in January?

In January, in Augusta, Maine, the rain falls for 10.3 days. Throughout January, 2.6" (66.3mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Augusta?

In Augusta, in January, snow falls for 8.6 days, with typically accumulated 20" (508mm) of snow.

What is the snowiest month in Augusta?

January is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 8.6 days and accumulates 20" (508mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Augusta have in January?

In January, the average length of the day is 9.3h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Augusta?

Months with the least sunshine are January, November and December, with an average of 4h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Augusta have in January?

In Augusta, Maine, the average sunshine in January is 4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Augusta?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Augusta, Maine.

How high is the UV index in January in Augusta?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Augusta, Maine, is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Augusta, ME
  • Average high temperature in January: 27.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 11°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11°F).

Average rainfall in January - Augusta, ME
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.6"

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and November (4.4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.4").

Average rainfall days in January - Augusta, ME
  • Average rainfall days in January: 10.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (9.1 days).

Average snowfall in January - Augusta, ME
  • Average snowfall in January: 20"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (20").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in January - Augusta, ME
  • Average snowfall days in January: 8.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.6 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Augusta, ME
  • Average daylight in January: 9.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4h

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in January - Augusta, ME
  • Average UV index in January: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).