January weather forecast and climate
Columbus, MS

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is another fresh winter month in Columbus, Mississippi, with average temperature varying between 51.4°F (10.8°C) and 36.5°F (2.5°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 51.4°F (10.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 36.5°F (2.5°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January is 76%.

Rainfall

In January, in Columbus, the rain falls for 7.8 days. Throughout January, 0.98" (25mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 116.4 rainfall days, and 11.06" (281mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January, February and December are months with snowfall in Columbus. Months with the most snowfall are January and December, with an average 0.08" (2mm) of accumulated snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Columbus, Mississippi, is 10.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Columbus is 5.2h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in January interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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. 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 Columbus?

With an average high-temperature of 51.4°F (10.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 36.5°F (2.5°C), January is the coldest month.

What is the average humidity in January in Columbus?

The average relative humidity in January in Columbus, Mississippi, is 76%.

How many days does it rain in January in Columbus?

In Columbus, in January, during 7.8 rainfall days, 0.98" (25mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Columbus?

Months with the most snowfall in Columbus are January and December, with an average 0.08" (2mm) of accumulated snow.

How many days does it snow in January in Columbus?

In Columbus, in January, snow falls for 1 days, with typically accumulated 0.08" (2mm) of snow.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in January in Columbus?

In January, the average sunshine is 5.2h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Columbus?

Months with the lowest UV index in Columbus, Mississippi, are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

What is the UV index reading in January in Columbus?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Columbus, Mississippi, is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Columbus, MS

Average temperature in January - Columbus, MS
  • Average high temperature in January: 51.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (51.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 36.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.5°F).

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Average pressure in January
Columbus, MS

Average pressure in January - Columbus, MS
  • Average pressure in January: 30.17"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

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Average wind speed in January
Columbus, MS

Average wind speed in January - Columbus, MS
  • Average wind speed in January: 7.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in January
Columbus, MS

Average humidity in January - Columbus, MS
  • Average humidity in January: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in January
Columbus, MS

Average rainfall in January - Columbus, MS
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.98"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are February, April and December (1.18").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.43").

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Average rainfall days in January
Columbus, MS

Average rainfall days in January - Columbus, MS
  • Average rainfall days in January: 7.8 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Columbus, MS

Average snowfall in January - Columbus, MS
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.08"

Months with the highest snowfall are January and December (0.08").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Columbus, MS

Average snowfall days in January - Columbus, MS
  • Average snowfall days in January: 1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Columbus, MS

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Columbus, MS
  • 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: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.2h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Columbus, MS

Average sunshine days in January - Columbus, MS
  • Average sunshine days in January: 21.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (23 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.6 days).

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Average UV index in January
Columbus, MS

Average UV index in January - Columbus, MS
  • Average UV index in January: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in January
Columbus, MS

Average cloud cover in January - Columbus, MS
  • Average cloud cover in January: 44

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in January
Columbus, MS

Average visibility in January - Columbus, MS
  • 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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