January weather forecast
Nags Head, NC

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Nags Head, North Carolina, is a frosty winter month, with average temperature varying between 49.6°F (9.8°C) and 41.4°F (5.2°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 49.6°F (9.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 41.4°F (5.2°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall in Nags Head. Rain falls for 9.9 days and accumulates 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March are months with snowfall in Nags Head. January is the first month it typically snows. Throughout January, in the average 1.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow. In Nags Head, North Carolina, during the entire year, snow falls for 3.7 days, and aggregates up to 0.35" (9mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 10h.

Sunshine

January, February and December, with an average of 5.4h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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. 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 Nags Head?

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 49.6°F (9.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 41.4°F (5.2°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Nags Head?

In Nags Head, North Carolina, the average relative humidity in January is 76%.

What is the driest month in Nags Head?

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 9.9 days and accumulates 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in January in Nags Head?

In January, the rain falls for 9.9 days. Throughout January, 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Nags Head?

January is the first month it typically snows. Throughout January, in the average 1.5 snowfall days, it receives 0.04" (1mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Nags Head have in January?

In Nags Head, North Carolina, the average length of the day in January is 10h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Nags Head?

Months with the least sunshine in Nags Head, North Carolina, are January, February and December, with an average of 5.4h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Nags Head have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Nags Head, North Carolina, is 5.4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Nags Head?

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Nags Head?

In Nags Head, North Carolina, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Nags Head, NC

Average temperature in January - Nags Head, NC
  • Average high temperature in January: 49.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (49.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 41.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (76.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (41.4°F).

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Average pressure in January
Nags Head, NC

Average pressure in January - Nags Head, NC
  • Average pressure in January: 30.11"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97").

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Average wind speed in January
Nags Head, NC

Average wind speed in January - Nags Head, NC
  • Average wind speed in January: 13.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (14mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (10mph).

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Average humidity in January
Nags Head, NC

Average humidity in January - Nags Head, NC
  • Average humidity in January: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (80%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are October and November (74%).

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Average rainfall in January
Nags Head, NC

Average rainfall in January - Nags Head, NC
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.02"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.62").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.02").

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Average rainfall days in January
Nags Head, NC

Average rainfall days in January - Nags Head, NC
  • Average rainfall days in January: 9.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (19.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.9 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Nags Head, NC

Average snowfall in January - Nags Head, NC
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.04"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.28").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Nags Head, NC

Average snowfall days in January - Nags Head, NC
  • Average snowfall days in January: 1.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.5 days).
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
Nags Head, NC

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Nags Head, NC
  • Average daylight in January: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.4h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
Months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 5.4).

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Average sunshine days in January
Nags Head, NC

Average sunshine days in January - Nags Head, NC
  • Average sunshine days in January: 17.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (18 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (8 days).

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Average UV index in January
Nags Head, NC

Average UV index in January - Nags Head, NC
  • Average UV index in January: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in January
Nags Head, NC

Average cloud cover in January - Nags Head, NC
  • Average cloud cover in January: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 43).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in January
Nags Head, NC

Average visibility in January - Nags Head, 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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