Asheville
North Carolina, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Asheville, NC

A picturesque townscape of the scenic Asheville City in North Carolina, neon-lit buildings, and a far view of hilly landscapes, with a clear
A picturesque townscape of the scenic Asheville City in North Carolina, neon-lit buildings, and a far view of hilly landscapes, with a clear
January, like December, is a frosty winter month in Asheville, North Carolina, with temperature in the range of an average low of 26.8°F (-2.9°C) and an average high of 47.5°F (8.6°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 47.5°F (8.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 26.8°F (-2.9°C).

Humidity

In Asheville, North Carolina, the average relative humidity in January is 72.6%.

Rainfall

In Asheville, during January, the rain falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.7" (93.2mm) of precipitation. In Asheville, during the entire year, the rain falls for 128 days and collects up to 45.6" (1157.6mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December. January is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 1.9 days and accumulates 4.1" (104.1mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Asheville is 10.1h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Asheville, North Carolina, is 5.7h.

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 3 in January interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the coldest month in Asheville?

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 47.5°F (8.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 26.8°F (-2.9°C).

What is the temperature in January in Asheville?

In January, in Asheville, the average high-temperature is 47.5°F (8.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 26.8°F (-2.9°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Asheville?

In Asheville, the average relative humidity in January is 72.6%.

How much does it rain in Asheville in January?

In Asheville, North Carolina, in January, during 10 rainfall days, 3.7" (93.2mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Asheville?

In Asheville, North Carolina, during January, snow falls for 1.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.1" (104.1mm) of snow.

When does it snow the most in Asheville?

January is the month with the most snowfall in Asheville, North Carolina. Snow falls for 1.9 days and accumulates 4.1" (104.1mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Asheville have in January?

In January, the average length of the day is 10.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Asheville have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Asheville, North Carolina, is 5.7h.

How high is the UV index in January in Asheville?

In Asheville, North Carolina, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Asheville, NC
  • Average high temperature in January: 47.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (47.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 26.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.7°F).

Average humidity in January - Asheville, NC
  • Average humidity in January: 72.6%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (84.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (66.2%).

Average rainfall in January - Asheville, NC
  • Average rainfall in January: 3.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (4.7").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (2.9").

Average rainfall days in January - Asheville, NC
  • Average rainfall days in January: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (8.2 days).

Average snowfall in January - Asheville, NC
  • Average snowfall in January: 4.1"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (4.1").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in January - Asheville, NC
  • Average snowfall days in January: 1.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Asheville, NC
  • Average daylight in January: 10.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.7h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 8.9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

Average UV index in January - Asheville, NC
  • Average UV index in January: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).