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. Most sites also have information on the number of days with wet weather. That includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

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 3.5 88
9 Brookgreen Gardens 4.0 102
10 Charleston 3.7 94
9 Edisto Island 3.6 92
8 Georgetown 4.3 109
10 Hilton Head Island 4.0 101
12 McClellanville 3.7 94
Myrtle Beach 3.8 95
11 Lake Moultrie (Pinopolis Dam) 4.3 109
10 Sullivan's Island 4.1 104

Midlands

January averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Clarks Hill 4.1 104
10 Columbia 3.9 98
10 Florence 3.2 82
10 Orangeburg 4.1 105
10 Sumter 3.9 100

Upstate South Carolina

Average amount of rain and snow in January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Anderson 4.8 121
9 Caesars Head State Park 5.9 149
10 Calhoun Falls 4.1 105
10 Greer 3.8 97
Longcreek 5.9 149
9 Ninety Nine Islands Reservoir 3.8 96
9 Spartanburg 4.2 106
Reference

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

South Carolina Precipitation
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