Charleston January 1 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Charleston, West Virginia for the date of January 1 (New Year's Day).
January 1 All-Time Records
1892–2024
Highest temperature 76 °F 1985
Lowest temperature -2 °F 1928
Lowest daily high 15 °F 1977
Highest daily low 57 °F 1952
Most precipitation 2.45 inches 1945
Most snow 3.5 inches 1947
January 1 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 45.6 °F
Average low 28.1 °F
Chance precipitation 52.3%
Chance snow 20.0%
Charleston January 1 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 39 32 0.00 0.0
2023 60 40 0.00 0.0
2022 63 55 2.09 0.0
2021 54 34 0.22 0.0
2020 48 31 0.00 0.0
2019 62 43 0.00 0.0
2018 19 5 0.00 0.0
2017 50 39 0.15 0.0
2016 39 32 0.00 0.0
2015 38 24 0.00 0.0
2014 52 22 0.00 0.0
2013 36 31 0.15 0.3
2012 61 28 0.00 0.0
2011 63 43 0.71 0.0
2010 40 21 0.02 0.1
2009 42 14 0.00 0.0
2008 52 23 0.01 0.5
2007 56 37 0.00 0.0
2006 53 29 0.00 0.0
2005 57 49 0.05 0.0
2004 54 26 0.00 0.0
2003 54 38 0.34 0.0
2002 27 13 0.00 0.0
2001 28 21 0.00 0.5
2000 60 25 0.00 0.0
1999 25 16 0.00 0.9
1998 42 15 0.01 1.4
1997 58 43 0.00 0.0
1996 48 38 0.03 0.0
1995 52 32 0.24 0.1
1994 49 17 0.00 0.0
1993 43 29 0.00 0.0
1992 48 26 0.00 0.0
1991 50 22 0.00 0.0
1990 35 30 0.03 0.5
1989 46 39 0.34 0.0
1988 46 28 0.15 0.0
1987 39 29 0.39 2.5
1986 42 24 0.00 0.0
1985 76 44 0.15 0.0
1984 44 13 0.00 0.0
1983 44 26 0.00 0.0
1982 48 30 0.03 0.0
1981 38 31 0.21 1.9
1980 29 26 0.00 0.0
1979 69 44 0.82 0.0
1978 44 28 0.06 0.0
1977 15 6 0.00 0.0
1976 39 35 0.07 0.0
1975 62 29 0.38 0.0
1974 35 25 0.00 0.0
1973 49 34 0.00 0.0
1972 51 25 0.04 0.0
1971 26 20 0.02 1.0
1970 36 31 0.01 0.1
1969 21 9 0.00 0.0
1968 25 5 0.00 0.0
1967 50 38 0.04 0.0
1966 62 49 0.72 0.0
1965 46 28 1.02 0.0
1964 29 26 0.16 1.1
1963 23 4 0.00 0.0
1962 39 28 0.01 0.0
1961 37 32 0.43 0.8
1960 40 18 0.00 0.0
1959 52 40 0.39 0.0
1958 46 19 0.04 0.7
1957 37 18 0.00 0.0
1956 47 25 0.00 0.0
1955 60 31 0.03 0.0
1954 53 35 0.00 0.0
1953 40 27 0.00 0.0
1952 75 57 0.53 0.0
1951 52 17 0.00 0.0
1950 53 41 0.14 0.0
1949 31 20 0.00 0.0
1948 60 41 0.11 0.0
1947 31 26 0.48 3.5
1946 36 23 0.06 0.5
1945 52 25 2.45 0.5
1944 36 29 0.00 0.0
1943 n/a n/a 0.04 0.0
1942 n/a n/a 0.89 0.0
1941 49 34 0.00 0.0
1940 n/a 17 0.00 1.0
1939 45 26 0.00 0.0
1938 47 n/a 0.14 0.0
1937 n/a 29 0.00 0.0
1936 45 26 0.00 0.0
1935 48 39 0.00 0.0
1934 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1933 n/a n/a 0.28 0.0
1932 57 42 0.30 0.0
1931 44 12 0.00 0.0
1930 70 36 0.00 0.0
1929 54 25 0.20 0.5
1928 60 -2 0.05 0.0
1927 43 30 0.08 0.0
1926 48 16 0.00 0.0
1925 n/a 32 0.55 0.0
1924 60 29 0.00 n/a
1923 57 20 0.48 0.0
1922 43 21 0.00 0.0
1921 54 28 0.10 0.0
1920 50 n/a 0.10 0.0
1919 59 25 1.45 0.0
1918 43 10 0.00 0.0
1917 55 14 0.00 n/a
1916 60 36 0.04 0.0
1915 47 17 0.00 n/a
1914 37 31 0.20 2.0
1913 53 29 0.00 0.0
1912 n/a 27 0.00 0.0
1911 47 39 0.40 0.0
1910 41 27 0.00 0.0
1909 48 22 0.00 0.0
1908 49 30 0.31 0.0
1907 66 45 0.00 0.0
1906 40 25 0.00 0.0
1905 62 35 0.00 0.0
1904 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1903 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1902 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1901 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1900 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1899 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1898 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1897 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1896 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1895 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1894 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1893 n/a n/a n/a n/a
What's the all-time high for Charleston on 1/1?
For the date of Jan 1, the highest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 76 °F which happened in 1985.
Highest Temperatures in Charleston on January 1
Rank Temperature Year
1 76 °F 1985
2 75 °F 1952
3 70 °F 1930
4 69 °F 1979
5 66 °F 1907
6 63 °F 2011
6 63 °F 2022
8 62 °F 1905
8 62 °F 1966
8 62 °F 2019
8 62 °F 1975
What's the all-time low for Charleston on 1/1?
For the date of Jan 1, the lowest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is -2 °F which happened in 1928.
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston on January 1
Rank Temperature Year
1 -2 °F 1928
2 4 °F 1963
3 5 °F 2018
3 5 °F 1968
5 6 °F 1977
6 9 °F 1969
7 10 °F 1918
8 12 °F 1931
9 13 °F 1984
9 13 °F 2002
Lowest High Temperatures in Charleston on January 1
Rank Temperature Year
1 15 °F 1977
2 19 °F 2018
3 21 °F 1969
4 23 °F 1963
5 25 °F 1968
5 25 °F 1999
7 26 °F 1971
8 27 °F 2002
9 28 °F 2001
10 29 °F 1964
10 29 °F 1980
What's the most it has ever rained in Charleston on 1/1?
For the date of Jan 1, the most precipitation ever recorded in Charleston history is 2.45 inches which happened in 1945.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Charleston on January 1
Rank Precipitation Year
1 2.45 inches 1945
2 2.09 inches 2022
3 1.45 inches 1919
4 1.02 inches 1965
5 0.89 inches 1942
6 0.82 inches 1979
7 0.72 inches 1966
8 0.71 inches 2011
9 0.55 inches 1925
10 0.53 inches 1952
All-Time Most Snow in Charleston on January 1
Rank Precipitation Year
1 3.5 inches 1947
2 2.5 inches 1987
3 2.0 inches 1914
4 1.9 inches 1981
5 1.4 inches 1998
6 1.1 inches 1964
7 1.0 inches 1971
7 1.0 inches 1940
9 0.9 inches 1999
10 0.8 inches 1961
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
1892–1948 Charleston location