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January Weather In Charleston  
January Charleston Weather
Record High: 79°F
Normal High: 43°F
Normal Low: 24°F
Record Low: -16°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 3.25"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 1.88"
Avg Monthly Snow: 11"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 15.5"

Charleston Weather In January

In the last 63 years the highest measured temperature in Charleston West Virginia for January was 79 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently registered on January 6, 1950, and the standard high is 43. The coldest day reported in Charleston in January for the past 63 years was -16 most recently encountered on January 18, 1994, while the regular low temperature for a given day during the month is 24.

United States National Weather Service historical Charleston January Weather data shows that on January 17, 1982, the high temperature did not exceed 6 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Charleston in the past 63 years. NWS data also shows that on January 4, 2004, the lowest measured temperature on that day did not drop below 61 degrees, the highest low temperature measured in Charleston in the last 63 years.

National Weather Service data shows that the high temperature in Charleston on January First averages 45 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the final day of January averages 43 degrees. The low measured temperature in Charleston on January First averages 28 degrees and the low on the last day of the month averages 25 degrees.

Charleston usually receives an average of 3.25 inches of precipitation during the month. According to January Charleston Weather records, the most rain measured in a single day in January was 1.88 inches on January 31, 1950. Charleston averages 11 inches of snow in January. The highest snowfall on a single day in January was 15.5 inches on January 4, 1994.