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

January weather forecast and climate
Charlotte, NC

A small river flowing through the beautiful Marshall Park overlooking Charlotte city buildings, North Carolina
A small river flowing through the beautiful Marshall Park overlooking Charlotte city buildings, North Carolina
January, like December, is a frosty winter month in Charlotte, North Carolina, with temperature in the range of an average low of 33.3°F (0.7°C) and an average high of 48.7°F (9.3°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March and December. In Charlotte, in January, snow falls for 1 days, with typically accumulated 0.59" (15mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Charlotte, there are 3.8 snowfall days, and 2.17" (55mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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 estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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.

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 temperature in January in Charlotte?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Charlotte, is 48.7°F (9.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 33.3°F (0.7°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Charlotte?

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

How many days does it rain in January in Charlotte?

In January, the rain falls for 8.7 days. Throughout January, 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

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.

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

The average length of the day in January in Charlotte is 10.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Charlotte have in January?

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

When is the lowest UV index in Charlotte?

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

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 low health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
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).

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%).

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 lowest rainfall) is October (1.3").

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

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

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

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

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).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Charlotte, 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: 5.5h

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

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).