January weather forecast and climate
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, the same as December, in Augusta, Maine, is another subzero cold winter month, with average temperature ranging between max 27°F (-2.8°C) and min 13.6°F (-10.2°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 most humid months.

Rainfall

In Augusta, 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 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, Maine, there are 50.3 snowfall days, and 29.69" (754mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 5.1h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, October through 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 average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in January transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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?

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).

What is the temperature in January in Augusta?

In January, in Augusta, 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?

Months with the highest humidity in Augusta, Maine, are January through March, with an average relative humidity of 83%.

What is the average humidity in January in Augusta?

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

How many days does it rain in January in Augusta?

In January, in Augusta, Maine, the rain falls for 7 days. Throughout January, 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Augusta?

In Augusta, Maine, in January, during 10.9 snowfall days, 6.3" (160mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in January in Augusta?

In Augusta, Maine, the average sunshine in January is 5.1h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Augusta?

In Augusta, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

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"

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

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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%

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").
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).
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: 9.3h

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

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.1h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.6h).

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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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
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

Months with the most cloud cover are March and April (Cloud cover 52).
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

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

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