Birmingham - Recent January Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the January weather in Birmingham, Alabama was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives January data by year for temperature, precipitation and snowfall.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot or cold days occurred each January. Then there's information on how much rain and snow actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Birmingham had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

January temperature averages by year in Birmingham
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
51 30 2018 10 -1
62 43 2017 17 6
52 33 2016 11 1
53 32 2015 12 0
48 24 2014 9 -4
57 40 2013 14 4
61 39 2012 16 4
50 31 2011 10 -1
48 29 2010 9 -1
Number of days in January when the temperature in Birmingham dropped to 0 or 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 degrees Fahrenheit
0 °F
-18 °C
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
0 19 2018 2
0 8 2017 9
0 17 2016 1
0 17 2015 0
0 27 2014 0
0 11 2013 5
0 13 2012 3
0 17 2011 1
0 20 2010 0

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Birmingham during January in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall or snowfall (when melted) amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total precipitation for January in Birmingham
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
7 2018 1.4 34
8 2017 6.7 171
7 2016 3.3 83
10 2015 4.4 111
8 2014 1.6 40
14 2013 8.4 213
9 2012 5.9 150
9 2011 3.7 94
9 2010 4.0 102

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Birmingham for January and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
0 2018 0.0 0
0 2017 0.3 1
0 2016 0.0 0
0 2015 0.0 0
1 2014 2.0 5
1 2013 2.1 5
0 2012 0.0 0
1 2011 1.0 3
0 2010 0.0 0
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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