Raleigh Weather In January
The highest recorded temperature for Raleigh North Carolina for the past 66 years in January was 80 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently encountered on January 30, 2002, and the mean high is 50. The lowest documented temperature in January for Raleigh for the past 66 years was -9 most recently measured on January 21, 1985, and the regular low is 30.
US National Weather Service Raleigh January Weather data records that on January 21, 1985, the high temperature did not exceed 17 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Raleigh in the past 66 years. Weather Service records also indicate that on January 8, 1998, the low temperature for the day was not measured below 63 degrees, the highest low measured in Raleigh in the last 66 years.
NWS data indicates that the daily high temperature in Raleigh on January First averages 53 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the last day of January averages 50 degrees. The low measured temperature in Raleigh on January First averages 33 degrees and the low on the last day of the month averages 30 degrees.
Raleigh receives an average of 4.02 inches of precipitation during January. January Raleigh Weather records indicated that on January 18, 1984 Raleigh received 3.01 inches of precipitation, the most rain recorded in a single day in January. Raleigh receives an average of 2.8 inches of snow in January.On January 25, 2000 Raleigh received 17.9 inches of precipitation, the highest snowfall recorded in a single day in January.