Weather in Charleston County, United States in January

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Visiting Charleston County, United States in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 60.6% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.2hrs. January has total rainfall of 8.1cm (3.2inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Charleston County. Sea temperatures are a warm 22°C (71°F). January is a good month for swimming in Charleston County with comfortable temperatures for most people.

Consider visiting Charleston County in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Charleston County in January?

No, January is not a good time for sunbathing in Charleston County.

January has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 60.6% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.2hrs. January has total rainfall of 8.1cm (3.2inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

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Can you swim in Charleston County in January?

Yes, January is a good month for swimming in Charleston County with warm sea temperatures 22°C (71°F).

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Is January a good time to holiday in Charleston County?

No, January is not a good time for a holiday in Charleston County.

January has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 60.6% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.2hrs. January has total rainfall of 8.1cm (3.2inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Charleston County. Sea temperatures are a warm 22°C (71°F). January is a good month for swimming in Charleston County with comfortable temperatures for most people.

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Is Charleston County warm in January?

No, Charleston County is a little too chilly for sunbathing in January.

The average maximum temperature in Charleston County in January is 15°C (58°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (61°) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Charleston County in January is 9°C (49°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 11°C (51°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Charleston County in January?

The average day light hours per day in Charleston County in January are 10.2. The sunshine percentage is 60.6% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.2hrs.

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Temperature in Charleston County in January

The average maximum temperature in Charleston County in January is 15°C (58°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Charleston County in January is 9°C (49°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 11°C (51°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Charleston County in January is 4°C (40°F). The minimum temperature is 7°C (44°F) in the previous month and 6°C (42°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Charleston County in January

During January the average day light hours are 10.2 per day in Charleston County. The sunshine percentage is 60.6% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.2hrs.

The ultraviolet index in Charleston County in January is typically 3.5 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Charleston County in January

The average sea water temperature in Charleston County in January is 21.5°C (70.7°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Charleston County in January

The average total rainfall in Charleston County in January is 8.1cm (3.2inches) and on average there are 9.6 rainy days in January making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Charleston County in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Charleston County in January is 8°C (46°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 11°C (51°F) in the previous month and 9°C (9°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Charleston County in January is typically 89.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.1% in the previous month and 91.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Charleston County in January is typically 70.8%. The average relative humidity is 76.1% in the previous month and 72.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Charleston County in January

The average maximum wind speed in Charleston County in January is typically 24KM/H (15MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 22KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Charleston County in January is typically 10KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 10KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 11KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Charleston County in January is from the West-Northwest.

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