January weather forecast
Charlotte, NC

A small river flowing throw the beautiful Marshall Park overlooking Charlotte city buildings, North Carolina
A small river flowing throw the beautiful Marshall Park overlooking Charlotte city buildings, North Carolina

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Charlotte, North Carolina, is another chilly winter month, with an average temperature varying between 33.3°F (0.7°C) and 48.7°F (9.3°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 48.7°F (9.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 33.3°F (0.7°C).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Charlotte is 72%.

Rainfall

In Charlotte, North Carolina, during January, the rain falls for 8.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Charlotte, there are 145.8 rainfall days, and 20.47" (520mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall in Charlotte. In Charlotte, in January, snow falls for 1 days, with typically accumulated 0.59" (15mm) of snow. In Charlotte, during the entire year, snow falls for 3.8 days and aggregates up to 2.17" (55mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Charlotte, the average length of the day in January is 10h and 6min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:31 am and sunset at 5:22 pm. On the last day of January, in Charlotte, sunrise is at 7:22 am and sunset at 5:50 pm EST.

Sunshine

In Charlotte, North Carolina, the average sunshine in January is 5.5h.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 2, January is the month with the lowest UV index in Charlotte, North Carolina. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in January transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. 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. 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 Charlotte?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 48.7°F (9.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 33.3°F (0.7°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Charlotte?

In January, the average relative humidity in Charlotte, North Carolina, is 72%.

How much does it rain in Charlotte in January?

In Charlotte, in January, it is raining for 8.7 days, with typically 1.46" (37mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Charlotte?

In Charlotte, North Carolina, in January, during 1 snowfall days, 0.59" (15mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Charlotte have in January?

In Charlotte, the average day length in January is 10h and 6min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Charlotte?

On the first day of January in Charlotte, North Carolina, sunrise is at 7:31 am and sunset at 5:22 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:22 am and sunset at 5:50 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Charlotte have in January?

The average sunshine duration in January is 5.5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Charlotte?

With an average maximum UV index of 2, January is the month with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in January in Charlotte?

In Charlotte, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Charlotte, NC

Average temperature in January - Charlotte, NC
  • Average high temperature in January: 48.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 33.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (33.3°F).

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Average pressure in January
Charlotte, NC

Average pressure in January - Charlotte, NC
  • Average pressure in January: 30.14"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.15").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98").

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Average wind speed in January
Charlotte, NC

Average wind speed in January - Charlotte, NC
  • Average wind speed in January: 7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.4mph).

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Average humidity in January
Charlotte, NC

Average humidity in January - Charlotte, NC
  • Average humidity in January: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (69%).

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Average rainfall in January
Charlotte, NC

Average rainfall in January - Charlotte, NC
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.46"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.6").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (1.3").

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Average rainfall days in January
Charlotte, NC

Average rainfall days in January - Charlotte, NC
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8.7 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (16.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.8 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Charlotte, NC

Average snowfall in January - Charlotte, NC
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.59"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.79").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Charlotte, NC

Average snowfall days in January - Charlotte, NC
  • Average snowfall days in January: 1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Charlotte, NC
  • Average daylight in January: 10h and 6min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 50min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Charlotte, NC

Average sunshine days in January - Charlotte, NC
  • Average sunshine days in January: 20.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.5 days).

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Average UV index in January
Charlotte, NC

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Charlotte, NC

Average cloud cover in January - Charlotte, NC
  • Average cloud cover in January: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in January
Charlotte, NC

Average visibility in January - Charlotte, NC
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

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

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