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, like December, in Columbia, South Carolina, is another fresh winter month, with average temperature varying between 37.9°F (3.3°C) and 52.9°F (11.6°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 52.9°F (11.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 37.9°F (3.3°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

January, July and November, with an average relative humidity of 69%, are the least humid months.

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 9.9 days. Throughout January, 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Columbia, there are 141.3 rainfall days, and 25.28" (642mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January, February and December are months with snowfall in Columbia. In Columbia, in January, snow falls for 0.2 days, with typically accumulated 0.12" (3mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 0.7 snowfall days, and 0.63" (16mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Columbia, the average sunshine in January is 5.5h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Columbia, South Carolina, are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in January transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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 52.9°F (11.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 37.9°F (3.3°C), January is the coldest month in Columbia.

What is the temperature in January in Columbia?

In Columbia, in January, the average high-temperature is 52.9°F (11.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 37.9°F (3.3°C).

What are the least humid months in Columbia?

Months with the lowest humidity in Columbia are January, July and November, with an average relative humidity of 69%.

What is the average humidity in January in Columbia?

In Columbia, the average relative humidity in January is 69%.

How many days does it rain in January in Columbia?

In Columbia, South Carolina, in January, during 9.9 rainfall days, 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Columbia?

In January, in Columbia, it is snowing for 0.2 days. Throughout January, 0.12" (3mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Columbia have in January?

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

How long on average sun shines in January in Columbia?

The average sunshine in January in Columbia is 5.5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Columbia?

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Columbia?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Columbia, SC
  • Average high temperature in January: 11.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (33.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (11.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 3.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (23.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (3.3°C).

Average humidity in January - Columbia, SC
  • Average humidity in January: 69%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (74%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, July and November (69%).

Average rainfall in January - Columbia, SC
  • Average rainfall in January: 45mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (74mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (37mm).

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 (16.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (7.3 days).

Average snowfall in January - Columbia, SC
  • Average snowfall in January: 3mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (12mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0mm).

Average snowfall days in January - Columbia, SC
  • Average snowfall days in January: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (0.3 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: 5.5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.3h).

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 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 3).