January weather forecast
Augusta, ME

Beautiful view of the water and skyline in Augusta, Maine, with trees and mountains in a distance
Beautiful view of the water and skyline in Augusta, Maine, with trees and mountains in a distance

Weather in January

January, like December, is a freezing cold winter month in Augusta, Maine, with an average temperature fluctuating between 13.6°F (-10.2°C) and 27°F (-2.8°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 27°F (-2.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 13.6°F (-10.2°C).

Humidity

January through March, with an average relative humidity of 83%, are the most humid months in Augusta.

Rainfall

In Augusta, Maine, it is raining for 7 days, with typically 2.05" (52mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 142.3 rainfall days, and 27.52" (699mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Augusta are January through May, October through December. In Augusta, during 10.9 snowfall days, 6.3" (160mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Augusta, there are 50.3 snowfall days, and 29.69" (754mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 9h and 19min.
On the first day of January in Augusta, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 4:10 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 4:46 pm EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January in Augusta is 5.1h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Augusta are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Augusta?

With an average high-temperature of 27°F (-2.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 13.6°F (-10.2°C), January is the coldest month in Augusta, Maine.

What is the temperature in January in Augusta?

In January, the average high-temperature is 27°F (-2.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 13.6°F (-10.2°C).

What are the most humid months in Augusta?

January through March, with an average relative humidity of 83%, are most humid months in Augusta.

What is the average humidity in January in Augusta?

In Augusta, the average relative humidity in January is 83%.

How many days does it rain in January in Augusta?

In Augusta, during January, the rain falls for 7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Augusta in January?

In January, in Augusta, it is snowing for 10.9 days. Throughout January, 6.3" (160mm) of snow is accumulated.

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

In January, the average day length in Augusta is 9h and 19min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Augusta?

On the first day of January in Augusta, Maine, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 4:10 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 4:46 pm EST.

How long on average sun shines in January in Augusta?

The average sunshine duration in January in Augusta is 5.1h.

When is the lowest UV index in Augusta?

The months with the lowest UV index in Augusta, Maine, are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in January in Augusta?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Augusta is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in January
Augusta, ME

Average temperature in January - Augusta, ME
  • Average high temperature in January: 27°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 13.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.6°F).

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Average pressure in January
Augusta, ME

Average pressure in January - Augusta, ME
  • Average pressure in January: 29.97"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are September and November (30.04"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Augusta, ME

Average wind speed in January - Augusta, ME
  • Average wind speed in January: 8.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in January
Augusta, ME

Average humidity in January - Augusta, ME
  • Average humidity in January: 83%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January, February and March (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (76%).

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Average rainfall in January
Augusta, ME

Average rainfall in January - Augusta, ME
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.05"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.95").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.42").

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Average rainfall days in January
Augusta, ME

Average rainfall days in January - Augusta, ME
  • Average rainfall days in January: 7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (16 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Augusta, ME

Average snowfall in January - Augusta, ME
  • Average snowfall in January: 6.3"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.77").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Augusta, ME

Average snowfall days in January - Augusta, ME
  • Average snowfall days in January: 10.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Augusta, ME

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Augusta, ME
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 19min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 28min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 55min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Augusta, ME

Average sunshine days in January - Augusta, ME
  • Average sunshine days in January: 16.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (11.6 days).

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Average UV index in January
Augusta, ME

Average UV index in January - Augusta, ME
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Augusta, ME

Average cloud cover in January - Augusta, ME
  • Average cloud cover in January: 47

The months with the most cloud cover are March and April (Cloud cover 52).
The months with the least cloud cover are August and September (Cloud cover 36).

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Average visibility in January
Augusta, ME

Average visibility in January - Augusta, ME
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

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

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