January weather forecast
Asheville, NC

A colorful townscape of the scenic Asheville City in North Carolina
A colorful townscape of the scenic Asheville City in North Carolina

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Asheville, North Carolina, is a frosty winter month, with an average temperature ranging between max 44.1°F (6.7°C) and min 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 44.1°F (6.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Asheville is 74%.

Rainfall

In Asheville, North Carolina, during January, the rain falls for 10.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.83" (72mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Asheville, there are 153.8 rainfall days, and 30.12" (765mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December. In Asheville, in January, during 2.5 snowfall days, 2.17" (55mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Asheville, during the entire year, snow falls for 12.1 days and aggregates up to 11.77" (299mm) of snow.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 10h and 4min.
On the first day of January in Asheville, sunrise is at 7:39 am and sunset at 5:27 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:30 am and sunset at 5:56 pm EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January in Asheville, North Carolina, is 5.6h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Asheville are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in January interpret into the following advice:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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 Asheville?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 44.1°F (6.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

What is the temperature in January in Asheville?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Asheville, is 44.1°F (6.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Asheville?

In January, the average relative humidity is 74%.

How many days does it rain in January in Asheville?

In Asheville, during January, the rain falls for 10.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.83" (72mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Asheville in January?

In Asheville, in January, during 2.5 snowfall days, 2.17" (55mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

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

In January, the average day length is 10h and 4min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Asheville?

On the first day of January in Asheville, North Carolina, sunrise is at 7:39 am and sunset at 5:27 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:30 am and sunset at 5:56 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Asheville have in January?

In Asheville, the average sunshine duration in January is 5.6h.

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

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Asheville?

In Asheville, North Carolina, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Asheville, NC

Average temperature in January - Asheville, NC
  • Average high temperature in January: 44.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (44.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 27.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.7°F).

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Average pressure in January
Asheville, NC

Average pressure in January - Asheville, NC
  • Average pressure in January: 30.15"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Asheville, NC

Average wind speed in January - Asheville, NC
  • Average wind speed in January: 6.4mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and April (6.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.5mph).

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Average humidity in January
Asheville, NC

Average humidity in January - Asheville, NC
  • Average humidity in January: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (73%).

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Average rainfall in January
Asheville, NC

Average rainfall in January - Asheville, NC
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.83"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.54").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June and September (1.73").

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Average rainfall days in January
Asheville, NC

Average rainfall days in January - Asheville, NC
  • Average rainfall days in January: 10.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Asheville, NC

Average snowfall in January - Asheville, NC
  • Average snowfall in January: 2.17"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (4.21").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Asheville, NC

Average snowfall days in January - Asheville, NC
  • Average snowfall days in January: 2.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (4.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Asheville, NC

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Asheville, NC
  • Average daylight in January: 10h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 32min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Asheville, NC

Average sunshine days in January - Asheville, NC
  • Average sunshine days in January: 18.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.6 days).

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Average UV index in January
Asheville, NC

Average UV index in January - Asheville, NC
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Asheville, NC

Average cloud cover in January - Asheville, NC
  • Average cloud cover in January: 39

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in January
Asheville, NC

Average visibility in January - Asheville, NC
  • Average visibility in January: 5mi

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

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