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

January weather forecast and Climate
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
January is usually the coldest month of the year in Charlotte, with the average low temperature of chilly 30°F (-1.1°C). The temperatures drop below 20°F (-6.7°C) for approximately five nights during the month, while the rest are often below freezing. The days are relatively milder in the 50°F (10°C) to 60°F (15.6°C) range with low humidity.
January is the most likely month to receive rare light snowfall in Charlotte. Rain is to the tune of 3.4" (86.4mm), occasionally the form of sleet or a frozen mixture during an ice storm. The days are short, and the sunlight lasts for a daily 6 hours.
Tourists generally avoid the winter, so expect excellent deals amid cold weather around New Year.
  • The average high temperature in January: 50°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50°F).

  • The average low temperature in January: 30°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (30°F).

  • The average rainfall in January: 3.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (4.8").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (3.1").

  • The average rainfall days in January: 10 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are March and July (11 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and October (7 days).

  • The average daylight in January: 10h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 14h).
Months with shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • The average sunshine in January: 6h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h).

  • The 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).