January weather forecast and climate
Harkers Island, NC

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is a cool winter month in Harkers Island, North Carolina, with average temperature ranging between min 44.6°F (7°C) and max 54.1°F (12.3°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 54.1°F (12.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 44.6°F (7°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 11.5 days and accumulates 1.3" (33mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January and February are months with snowfall in Harkers Island. January is the first month it typically snows in Harkers Island. Throughout January, in the average 0.6 snowfall days, it receives 0.12" (3mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Harkers Island, there are 0.9 snowfall days, and 0.35" (9mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Harkers Island, the average seawater temperature is 63.7°F (17.6°C).
Note: For most, swimming in 63.7°F (17.6°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Harkers Island is 10.1h.

Sunshine

January and December, with an average of 5.5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Harkers Island.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 3, January is the month with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Harkers Island?

January is the coldest month in Harkers Island, with an average high-temperature of 54.1°F (12.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 44.6°F (7°C).

What is the temperature in January in Harkers Island?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Harkers Island, North Carolina, is 54.1°F (12.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 44.6°F (7°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Harkers Island?

In January, the average relative humidity is 75%.

How many days does it rain in January in Harkers Island?

In Harkers Island, during January, the rain falls for 11.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.3" (33mm) of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Harkers Island?

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 11.5 days and accumulates 1.3" (33mm) of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Harkers Island?

January is the first month it typically snows in Harkers Island. Throughout January, in the average 0.6 snowfall days, it receives 0.12" (3mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in January in Harkers Island?

In Harkers Island, North Carolina, the average seawater temperature in January is 63.7°F (17.6°C). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 63.7°F (17.6°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

How many hours of daylight does Harkers Island have in January?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Harkers Island?

Months with the least sunshine in Harkers Island are January and December, with an average of 5.5h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Harkers Island have in January?

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

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Harkers Island?

With an average maximum UV index of 3, January is the month with the lowest UV index in Harkers Island, North Carolina.

What is the UV index reading in January in Harkers Island?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Harkers Island is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Harkers Island, NC

Average temperature in January - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average high temperature in January: 54.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (54.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 44.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (78.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (44.6°F).

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Average pressure in January
Harkers Island, NC

Average pressure in January - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average pressure in January: 30.11"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98").

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Average wind speed in January
Harkers Island, NC

Average wind speed in January - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average wind speed in January: 13.4mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and March (14mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (10.4mph).

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Average humidity in January
Harkers Island, NC

Average humidity in January - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average humidity in January: 75%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, June, July and August (78%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are February, March and October (74%).

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Average rainfall in January
Harkers Island, NC

Average rainfall in January - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.84").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.3").

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Average rainfall days in January
Harkers Island, NC

Average rainfall days in January - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average rainfall days in January: 11.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (22.3 days).
Months with the least rainy days are February and November (11.1 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Harkers Island, NC

Average snowfall in January - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.12"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.24").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Harkers Island, NC

Average snowfall days in January - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average snowfall days in January: 0.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Harkers Island, NC

Average sea temperature in January - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average sea temperature in January: 63.8°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (83.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (61.3°F).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Harkers Island, NC

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.5).

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Average sunshine days in January
Harkers Island, NC

Average sunshine days in January - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average sunshine days in January: 16.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (16.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (5.9 days).

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Average UV index in January
Harkers Island, NC

Average UV index in January - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average UV index in January: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in January
Harkers Island, NC

Average cloud cover in January - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average cloud cover in January: 39

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in January
Harkers Island, NC

Average visibility in January - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

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

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