January weather forecast
Hickory, NC

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Hickory, North Carolina, is a frosty winter month, with an average temperature varying between 45.9°F (7.7°C) and 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 45.9°F (7.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

Humidity

In Hickory, the average relative humidity in January is 73%.

Rainfall

In Hickory, in January, it is raining for 11.1 days, with typically 2.6" (66mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Hickory, North Carolina, during the entire year, the rain falls for 163.1 days and collects up to 32.01" (813mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March, November and December. In Hickory, during January, snow falls for 2.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.13" (54mm) of snow. In Hickory, during the entire year, snow falls for 6.2 days and aggregates up to 7.01" (178mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January in Hickory is 10h and 4min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:35 am and sunset at 5:22 pm. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 5:51 pm EST.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 5.7h.

UV index

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Hickory. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in January interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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 the 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. 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 Hickory?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 45.9°F (7.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Hickory?

In Hickory, the average relative humidity in January is 73%.

How many days does it rain in January in Hickory?

In Hickory, in January, during 11.1 rainfall days, 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Hickory in January?

In January, in Hickory, North Carolina, it is snowing for 2.1 days. Throughout January, 2.13" (54mm) of snow is accumulated.

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

The average day length in January is 10h and 4min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Hickory?

On the first day of January, sunrise is at 7:35 am and sunset at 5:22 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 5:51 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Hickory have in January?

The average sunshine duration in January in Hickory is 5.7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Hickory?

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Hickory?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in January
Hickory, NC

Average temperature in January - Hickory, NC
  • Average high temperature in January: 45.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (45.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 30.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (30.6°F).

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Average pressure in January
Hickory, NC

Average pressure in January - Hickory, NC
  • Average pressure in January: 30.14"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Hickory, NC

Average wind speed in January - Hickory, NC
  • Average wind speed in January: 5.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.8mph).

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Average humidity in January
Hickory, NC

Average humidity in January - Hickory, NC
  • Average humidity in January: 73%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May and December (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (70%).

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Average rainfall in January
Hickory, NC

Average rainfall in January - Hickory, NC
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (3.58").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (1.97").

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Average rainfall days in January
Hickory, NC

Average rainfall days in January - Hickory, NC
  • Average rainfall days in January: 11.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.9 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Hickory, NC

Average snowfall in January - Hickory, NC
  • Average snowfall in January: 2.13"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.28").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Hickory, NC

Average snowfall days in January - Hickory, NC
  • Average snowfall days in January: 2.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Hickory, NC
  • Average daylight in January: 10h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 32min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 47min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Hickory, NC

Average sunshine days in January - Hickory, NC
  • Average sunshine days in January: 18 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10 days).

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Average UV index in January
Hickory, NC

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

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Hickory, NC

Average cloud cover in January - Hickory, NC
  • Average cloud cover in January: 37

The months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in January
Hickory, NC

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

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is May (5mi).

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