January weather forecast
Southern Shores, NC

Weather in January

January, like December, is another chilly winter month in Southern Shores, North Carolina, with average temperature varying between 48.7°F (9.3°C) and 40.3°F (4.6°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 48.7°F (9.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 40.3°F (4.6°C).

Humidity

In Southern Shores, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Southern Shores is January when the rain falls for 11.6 days and typically collects 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall. In January, it is snowing for 1.4 days. Throughout January, 0.08" (2mm) of snow is accumulated. In Southern Shores, North Carolina, during the entire year, snow falls for 3.7 days, and aggregates up to 0.59" (15mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In January, the average ocean temperature is 46.9°F (8.3°C).
Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In Southern Shores, the average length of the day in January is 10h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Southern Shores are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health 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 - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 Southern Shores?

With an average high-temperature of 48.7°F (9.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 40.3°F (4.6°C), January is the coldest month in Southern Shores.

What is the average humidity in January in Southern Shores?

In Southern Shores, the average relative humidity in January is 76%.

What is the driest month in Southern Shores?

The month with the least rainfall is January when the rain falls for 11.6 days and typically collects 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in January in Southern Shores?

In Southern Shores, in January, during 11.6 rainfall days, 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Southern Shores?

In Southern Shores, North Carolina, in January, snow falls for 1.4 days, with typically accumulated 0.08" (2mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in January in Southern Shores?

In January, the average ocean temperature in Southern Shores, North Carolina, is 46.9°F (8.3°C). Swimming in 46.9°F (8.3°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the average length of the day in January in Southern Shores?

In January, the average length of the day in Southern Shores is 10h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Southern Shores?

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

How long on average sun shines in January in Southern Shores?

In Southern Shores, the average sunshine in January is 5.4h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Southern Shores?

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Southern Shores, North Carolina.

What is the UV index reading in January in Southern Shores?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Southern Shores is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Southern Shores, NC

Average temperature in January - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average high temperature in January: 48.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 40.3°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 (40.3°F).

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Average pressure in January
Southern Shores, NC

Average pressure in January - Southern Shores, 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 (29.96").

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Average wind speed in January
Southern Shores, NC

Average wind speed in January - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average wind speed in January: 13.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (14mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.9mph).

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Average humidity in January
Southern Shores, NC

Average humidity in January - Southern Shores, 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
Southern Shores, NC

Average rainfall in January - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.24"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.02").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (2.24").

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Average rainfall days in January
Southern Shores, NC

Average rainfall days in January - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average rainfall days in January: 11.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (11.6 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Southern Shores, NC

Average snowfall in January - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.08"

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

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Average snowfall days in January
Southern Shores, NC

Average snowfall days in January - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average snowfall days in January: 1.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Southern Shores, NC

Average sea temperature in January - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average sea temperature in January: 47°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (80.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (45.2°F).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Southern Shores, NC

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Southern Shores, 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: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.4h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 5.4).

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Average sunshine days in January
Southern Shores, NC

Average sunshine days in January - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average sunshine days in January: 15.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (17.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (10.9 days).

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Average UV index in January
Southern Shores, NC

Average UV index in January - Southern Shores, 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
Southern Shores, NC

Average cloud cover in January - Southern Shores, NC
  • Average cloud cover in January: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in January
Southern Shores, NC

Average visibility in January - Southern Shores, 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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