Average Precipitation for Alabama in January





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during January at cities, towns and other locations in Alabama.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Gulf Coast, South, Central and North Alabama.

Alabama Gulf Coast

Average monthly precipitation in January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Bay Minette 6.1 156
8 Coden 5.6 143
12 Dauphin Island 5.2 133
11 Fairhope 5.5 139
10 Mobile 5.7 144

South Alabama

January averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Atmore 6.0 152
11 Auburn 5.3 135
9 Demopolis Dam 5.7 144
11 Dothan 4.8 121
8 Enterprise 5.5 139
10 Jackson 5.7 145
10 Montgomery 4.6 118
9 Troy 4.5 115

Central Alabama

Average amount of rain and snow in January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Alexander City 5.7 145
11 Anniston 4.8 123
11 Bankhead Lake Dam 6.2 156
11 Birmingham 5.0 128
10 Gadsden 5.7 145
10 Jasper 6.1 154
10 Talladega 5.3 134
10 Tuscaloosa 5.9 150

North Alabama

Precipitation totals for January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Cullman 6.0 152
9 Decatur 4.6 118
12 Guntersville 5.3 135
11 Huntsville 5.0 127
10 Muscle Shoals 4.7 120
10 Scottsboro 6.1 154
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

Alabama Precipitation
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