January weather forecast
Raleigh, NC

The George Washington statue overlooking the city buildings of Raleigh, North Carolina
The George Washington statue overlooking the city buildings of Raleigh, North Carolina

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Raleigh, North Carolina, is a frosty winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between 32.9°F (0.5°C) and 48°F (8.9°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 48°F (8.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 32.9°F (0.5°C).

Humidity

Months with the lowest humidity in Raleigh are January, March, April, June, July and November, with an average relative humidity of 73%.

Rainfall

In Raleigh, it is raining for 10.3 days, with typically 2.24" (57mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 163.2 rainfall days, and 32.2" (818mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March, November and December are months with snowfall. January is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 1.9 days and accumulates 1.46" (37mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Raleigh is 5.6h.

UV index

January is the month with the lowest UV index in Raleigh, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Raleigh?

With an average high-temperature of 48°F (8.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 32.9°F (0.5°C), January is the coldest month in Raleigh, North Carolina.

What is the least humid month in Raleigh?

Months with the lowest humidity in Raleigh are January, March, April, June, July and November, with an average relative humidity of 73%.

What is the average humidity in January in Raleigh?

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

How many days does it rain in January in Raleigh?

In January, in Raleigh, the rain falls for 10.3 days. Throughout January, 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Raleigh?

January is the month with the most snowfall in Raleigh. Snow falls for 1.9 days and accumulates 1.46" (37mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in January in Raleigh?

In January, in Raleigh, it is snowing for 1.9 days. Throughout January, 1.46" (37mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Raleigh have in January?

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

How long on average sun shines in January in Raleigh?

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

When is the lowest UV index in Raleigh?

January is the month with the lowest UV index in Raleigh, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in January in Raleigh?

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

Average temperature in January
Raleigh, NC

Average temperature in January - Raleigh, NC
  • Average high temperature in January: 8.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (31.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (8.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 0.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (21.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (0.5°C).

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Average pressure in January
Raleigh, NC

Average pressure in January - Raleigh, NC
  • Average pressure in January: 1020.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1020.9mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1014.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Raleigh, NC

Average wind speed in January - Raleigh, NC
  • Average wind speed in January: 11.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (13.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.6km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Raleigh, NC

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

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, September and December (76%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, March, April, June, July and November (73%).

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Average rainfall in January
Raleigh, NC

Average rainfall in January - Raleigh, NC
  • Average rainfall in January: 57mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (87mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (54mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Raleigh, NC

Average rainfall days in January - Raleigh, NC
  • Average rainfall days in January: 10.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Raleigh, NC

Average snowfall in January - Raleigh, NC
  • Average snowfall in January: 37mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (37mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in January
Raleigh, NC

Average snowfall days in January - Raleigh, NC
  • Average snowfall days in January: 1.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.1 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
Raleigh, NC

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Raleigh, 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: 5.6h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.5h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Raleigh, NC

Average sunshine days in January - Raleigh, NC
  • Average sunshine days in January: 18.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.5 days).

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Average UV index in January
Raleigh, NC

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Raleigh, NC

Average cloud cover in January - Raleigh, NC
  • Average cloud cover in January: 39

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 42).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in January
Raleigh, NC

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

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

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