January weather forecast
Hickory, NC

Weather in January

January, like December, is another chilly winter month in Hickory, North Carolina, with average temperature ranging between max 45.9°F (7.7°C) and min 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 45.9°F (7.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

Humidity

In Hickory, North Carolina, the average relative humidity is 73%.

Rainfall

In Hickory, it is raining for 11.1 days, with typically 2.6" (66mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 163.1 rainfall days, and 32.01" (813mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Hickory are January through March, November and December. In Hickory, in January, snow falls for 2.1 days, with typically accumulated 2.13" (54mm) of snow. In Hickory, during the entire year, snow falls for 6.2 days, and aggregates up to 7.01" (178mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Hickory, the average length of the day is 10.1h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Hickory is 5.7h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Hickory, North Carolina, are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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 Hickory?

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 45.9°F (7.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Hickory?

In January, the average relative humidity in Hickory, North Carolina, is 73%.

How much does it rain in Hickory in January?

In Hickory, in January, it is raining for 11.1 days, with typically 2.6" (66mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Hickory?

In Hickory, in January, snow falls for 2.1 days, with typically accumulated 2.13" (54mm) of snow.

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

The average length of the day in January in Hickory is 10.1h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Hickory?

In January, the average sunshine in Hickory is 5.7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Hickory?

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

What is the UV index reading in January in Hickory?

In Hickory, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Hickory, NC

Average temperature in January - Hickory, NC
  • Average high temperature in January: 7.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (31.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (7.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -0.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (18.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-0.8°C).

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Average pressure in January
Hickory, NC

Average pressure in January - Hickory, NC
  • Average pressure in January: 1020.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1021.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1015.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Hickory, NC

Average wind speed in January - Hickory, NC
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.1km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Hickory, NC

Average humidity in January - Hickory, NC
  • Average humidity in January: 73%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May and December (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (70%).

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Average rainfall in January
Hickory, NC

Average rainfall in January - Hickory, NC
  • Average rainfall in January: 66mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (91mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (50mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Hickory, NC

Average rainfall days in January - Hickory, NC
  • Average rainfall days in January: 11.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.9 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Hickory, NC

Average snowfall in January - Hickory, NC
  • Average snowfall in January: 54mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (58mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in January
Hickory, NC

Average snowfall days in January - Hickory, NC
  • Average snowfall days in January: 2.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.3 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
Hickory, NC

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Hickory, NC
  • Average daylight in January: 10.1h

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: 5.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.5h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Hickory, NC

Average sunshine days in January - Hickory, NC
  • Average sunshine days in January: 18 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10 days).

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Average UV index in January
Hickory, NC

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (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
Hickory, NC

Average cloud cover in January - Hickory, NC
  • Average cloud cover in January: 37

Months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in January
Hickory, NC

Average visibility in January - Hickory, NC
  • Average visibility in January: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
The month with the lowest visibility is May (8km).

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