Winston-Salem
North Carolina, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Winston-Salem, NC

Lit skyscrapers and streets seen at dusk in Winston - Salem City, North Carolina, and a far view of the colorful sunset sky, with orange and red parts
Lit skyscrapers and streets seen at dusk in Winston - Salem City, North Carolina, and a far view of the colorful sunset sky, with orange and red parts
January, the same as December, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is another chilly winter month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 49.5°F (9.7°C) and an average low of 28.8°F (-1.8°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 49.5°F (9.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 28.8°F (-1.8°C).

Rainfall

In Winston-Salem, during January, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.3" (83.8mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Winston-Salem, there are 106 rainfall days, and 43.4" (1102.3mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. January is the month with the most snowfall in Winston-Salem, with 3" (76.2mm) of accumulated snow.

Daylight

In Winston-Salem, the average length of the day is 10h.

Sunshine

January and December, with an average of 5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Winston-Salem. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in January interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Winston-Salem?

With an average high-temperature of 49.5°F (9.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 28.8°F (-1.8°C), January is the coldest month in Winston-Salem.

What is the temperature in January in Winston-Salem?

In Winston-Salem, in January, the average high-temperature is 49.5°F (9.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 28.8°F (-1.8°C).

How many days does it rain in January in Winston-Salem?

In January, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the rain falls for 9 days. Throughout January, 3.3" (83.8mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Winston-Salem in January?

Throughout January, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 3" (76.2mm) of snow is accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Winston-Salem?

The month with the most snowfall in Winston-Salem is January when 3" (76.2mm) of snow is typically aggregated.

What is the average length of the day in January in Winston-Salem?

In January, the average length of the day in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is 10h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Winston-Salem?

Months with the least sunshine in Winston-Salem are January and December, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Winston-Salem?

The average sunshine in January in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is 5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Winston-Salem?

Months with the lowest UV index in Winston-Salem are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in January in Winston-Salem?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average high temperature in January: 49.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (49.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 28.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (28.8°F).

Average rainfall in January - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average rainfall in January: 3.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.7").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (2.6").

Average rainfall days in January - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average rainfall days in January: 9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (11 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (6 days).

Average snowfall in January - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average snowfall in January: 3"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (3").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average daylight in January: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h

Months with most sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in January - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average UV index in January: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).