Average Temperatures for North Carolina in January





Average temperatures for January at cities, towns, parks and lakes throughout North Carolina are listed below in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: North Carolina Mountains in the west, Piedmont in the center, and North Carolina Coast to the east.

The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum temperatures based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 by the US National Climatic Data Center.

North Carolina Mountains

Average January temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
47 28 Asheville 8 -2
40 20 Banner Elk 5 -7
38 20 Blowing Rock 3 -6
42 21 Boone 5 -6
36 20 Grandfather Mountain 2 -7
43 24 Highlands 6 -4
48 26 Kerr Scott Reservoir 9 -4
49 26 Morganton 9 -3
48 23 Oconaluftee 9 -5
50 24 Pisgah Forest 10 -4
49 28 Tapoco 9 -2
48 28 Waterville 9 -2

Piedmont

Average daily temperatures in January
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
50 29 Cary 10 -2
50 29 Chapel Hill 10 -2
51 30 Charlotte 10 -1
52 29 Concord 11 -2
49 27 Durham 9 -3
51 29 Gastonia 11 -2
48 30 Greensboro 9 -1
49 24 Henderson 9 -4
49 29 Hickory 10 -2
51 30 High Point 11 -1
47 23 Mount Airy 8 -5
51 30 Raleigh 11 -1
49 30 Winston-Salem 9 -1

North Carolina Coast

January temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
53 33 Atlantic Beach 12 1
53 36 Beaufort 12 2
53 32 Belhaven 11 0
52 39 Cape Hatteras 11 4
56 34 Cedar Island 14 1
51 34 Edenton 11 1
53 32 Elizabeth City 12 0
53 31 Fayetteville 12 -1
53 33 Goldsboro 11 0
52 32 Greenville 11 0
54 31 Hofmann Forest 12 -1
52 36 Manteo 11 2
56 36 Morehead City 14 2
55 34 New Bern 13 1
50 38 Ocracoke 10 3
59 34 Southport 15 1
56 36 Wilmington 14 2
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

North Carolina Temperatures
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