Columbia
South Carolina, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Columbia, SC

The US State House of South Carolina, in Columbia, with the Wade Hampton Statue
The US State House of South Carolina, in Columbia, with the Wade Hampton Statue
January, the same as December, in Columbia, South Carolina, is another mild winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between 33.6°F (0.9°C) and 55.9°F (13.3°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 55.9°F (13.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 33.6°F (0.9°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

In Columbia, the average relative humidity in January is 69.2%.

Rainfall

In January, in Columbia, the rain falls for 9.9 days. Throughout January, 3.6" (90.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 106.7 rainfall days, and 44.6" (1132.4mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall in Columbia. The month with the most snowfall in Columbia is January when snow falls for 0.5 days and typically aggregates up to 0.8" (20.3mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Columbia is 10.2h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine in Columbia are January and December, with an average of 5.6h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the coldest month in Columbia?

With an average high-temperature of 55.9°F (13.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 33.6°F (0.9°C), January is the coldest month.

What is the temperature in January in Columbia?

The average high-temperature, in January, is 55.9°F (13.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 33.6°F (0.9°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Columbia?

In Columbia, South Carolina, the average relative humidity in January is 69.2%.

How many days does it rain in January in Columbia?

In January, in Columbia, the rain falls for 9.9 days. Throughout January, 3.6" (90.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Columbia in January?

In Columbia, in January, snow falls for 0.5 days, with typically accumulated 0.8" (20.3mm) of snow.

What is the snowiest month in Columbia?

The month with the most snowfall in Columbia is January when snow falls for 0.5 days and typically aggregates up to 0.8" (20.3mm) of snow.

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

The average length of the day in January in Columbia is 10.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Columbia?

January and December, with an average of 5.6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Columbia have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Columbia, South Carolina, is 5.6h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Columbia?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Columbia, South Carolina.

How high is the UV index in January in Columbia?

In Columbia, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Columbia, SC
  • Average high temperature in January: 56°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (56°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 33.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (33.7°F).

Average humidity in January - Columbia, SC
  • Average humidity in January: 69.2%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (76.5%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (62.1%).

Average rainfall in January - Columbia, SC
  • Average rainfall in January: 3.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (5.5").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (2.6").

Average rainfall days in January - Columbia, SC
  • Average rainfall days in January: 9.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (11.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (7 days).

Average snowfall in January - Columbia, SC
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.8"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.8").
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in January - Columbia, SC
  • Average snowfall days in January: 0.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Columbia, SC
  • Average daylight in January: 10.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.6h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.4h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.6).

Average UV index in January - Columbia, SC
  • Average UV index in January: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).