Average Precipitation for South Carolina in January





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during January at cities, towns and parks in South Carolina.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Coast & Lowcountry, Midlands and Upstate.

Coast & Lowcountry

Average monthly precipitation in January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Beaufort 2.9 74
9 Brookgreen Gardens 3.7 94
9 Charleston 3.4 86
8 Edisto Island 3.6 91
11 McClellanville 3.4 87
9 Moncks Corner 3.7 93
10 North Myrtle Beach 3.0 76

Midlands

January averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Columbia 3.5 89
10 Florence 3.1 78
10 Orangeburg 4.0 101
11 Sumter 3.8 96

Upstate South Carolina

Average amount of rain and snow in January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Anderson 4.6 117
9 Caesars Head State Park 6.0 153
10 Calhoun Falls 4.1 104
11 Gaffney 4.2 108
10 Greenville 4.0 102
10 Greenwood 3.9 99
10 Greer 4.1 105
10 Longcreek 5.9 150
9 Ninety Nine Islands Reservoir 3.7 94
9 Spartanburg 4.3 110
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

South Carolina Precipitation
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