January weather forecast and climate
Sapphire, NC

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Sapphire, North Carolina, is another chilly winter month, with average temperature ranging between max 45°F (7.2°C) and min 28.8°F (-1.8°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 45°F (7.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 28.8°F (-1.8°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

Months with the lowest humidity in Sapphire are January and November, with an average relative humidity of 75%.

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 14.1 days. Throughout January, 4.17" (106mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 191.1 rainfall days, and 45.59" (1158mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. In Sapphire, North Carolina,, during 6.5 snowfall days, 5.31" (135mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Sapphire, North Carolina, there are 23.4 snowfall days, and 22.99" (584mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 10.1h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 5.6h.

UV index

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Sapphire. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 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. 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 Sapphire?

With an average high-temperature of 45°F (7.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 28.8°F (-1.8°C), January is the coldest month in Sapphire.

What is the least humid month in Sapphire?

Months with the lowest humidity in Sapphire, North Carolina, are January and November, with an average relative humidity of 75%.

What is the average humidity in January in Sapphire?

In Sapphire, North Carolina, the average relative humidity in January is 75%.

How many days does it rain in January in Sapphire?

In Sapphire, in January, during 14.1 rainfall days, 4.17" (106mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Sapphire?

In Sapphire, during January, snow falls for 6.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.31" (135mm) of snow.

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

In Sapphire, North Carolina, the average length of the day in January is 10.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Sapphire have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Sapphire is 5.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Sapphire?

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

How high is the UV index in January in Sapphire?

In Sapphire, North Carolina, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Sapphire, NC

Average temperature in January - Sapphire, NC
  • Average high temperature in January: 45°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (45°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 28.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (28.8°F).

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Average pressure in January
Sapphire, NC

Average pressure in January - Sapphire, NC
  • Average pressure in January: 30.15"

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.15").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99").

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Average wind speed in January
Sapphire, NC

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (5.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.5mph).

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Average humidity in January
Sapphire, NC

Average humidity in January - Sapphire, NC
  • Average humidity in January: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and November (75%).

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Average rainfall in January
Sapphire, NC

Average rainfall in January - Sapphire, NC
  • Average rainfall in January: 4.17"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are April and December (4.96").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.44").

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Average rainfall days in January
Sapphire, NC

Average rainfall days in January - Sapphire, NC
  • Average rainfall days in January: 14.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (20 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (11.2 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Sapphire, NC

Average snowfall in January - Sapphire, NC
  • Average snowfall in January: 5.31"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (6.5").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Sapphire, NC

Average snowfall days in January - Sapphire, NC
  • Average snowfall days in January: 6.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (6.7 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Sapphire, 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: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.6h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Sapphire, NC

Average sunshine days in January - Sapphire, NC
  • Average sunshine days in January: 13.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (17 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (7.5 days).

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Average UV index in January
Sapphire, NC

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

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Sapphire, NC

Average cloud cover in January - Sapphire, NC
  • Average cloud cover in January: 40

Months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in January
Sapphire, NC

Average visibility in January - Sapphire, NC
  • Average visibility in January: 5mi

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

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