Charleston January 2 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Charleston, West Virginia for the date of January 2.
January 2 All-Time Records
1892–2024
Highest temperature 74 °F 1930
Lowest temperature -5 °F 1928
Lowest daily high 12 °F 1928
Highest daily low 53 °F 1997
Most precipitation 1.58 inches 1919
Most snow 6.0 inches 1918
January 2 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 45.5 °F
Average low 27.9 °F
Chance precipitation 52.4%
Chance snow 20.0%
Charleston January 2 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 38 29 0.00 0.0
2023 67 44 0.01 0.0
2022 57 34 0.23 0.0
2021 56 39 0.02 0.0
2020 56 26 0.04 0.0
2019 48 40 0.00 0.0
2018 21 -2 0.00 0.0
2017 60 45 0.18 0.0
2016 45 29 0.00 0.0
2015 40 36 0.01 0.0
2014 38 16 0.26 2.5
2013 34 24 0.01 0.0
2012 38 21 0.07 1.8
2011 44 27 0.02 0.0
2010 22 16 0.06 1.0
2009 49 36 0.01 0.0
2008 23 15 0.05 4.1
2007 46 29 0.00 0.0
2006 64 43 0.31 0.0
2005 63 43 0.03 0.0
2004 62 42 1.17 0.0
2003 42 37 0.12 0.0
2002 30 7 0.00 0.0
2001 27 17 0.00 0.3
2000 73 43 0.00 0.0
1999 40 22 0.21 0.1
1998 57 38 0.00 0.0
1997 62 53 0.00 0.0
1996 44 39 0.59 0.0
1995 32 19 0.04 0.4
1994 40 35 0.00 0.0
1993 37 26 0.00 0.0
1992 61 29 0.00 0.0
1991 47 27 0.00 0.0
1990 48 26 0.00 0.0
1989 41 36 0.00 0.0
1988 34 18 0.00 0.0
1987 33 30 0.13 1.6
1986 56 26 0.00 0.0
1985 44 34 0.00 0.0
1984 37 28 0.01 0.1
1983 44 29 0.00 0.0
1982 52 23 0.01 0.0
1981 35 23 0.02 0.3
1980 33 29 0.00 0.0
1979 44 4 0.25 2.3
1978 28 20 0.00 0.0
1977 26 9 0.00 0.0
1976 57 28 0.00 0.0
1975 36 21 0.00 0.0
1974 40 24 0.01 0.0
1973 39 26 0.00 0.0
1972 51 33 0.77 0.0
1971 41 13 0.00 0.0
1970 41 30 0.00 0.0
1969 30 13 0.00 0.0
1968 33 5 0.04 0.0
1967 42 25 0.00 0.0
1966 64 51 0.48 0.0
1965 60 37 0.65 0.0
1964 44 27 0.00 0.0
1963 31 8 0.00 0.0
1962 31 27 0.00 0.1
1961 35 30 0.00 0.0
1960 61 29 0.47 0.0
1959 45 27 0.00 0.0
1958 27 14 0.01 0.3
1957 21 13 0.00 0.0
1956 57 26 0.00 0.0
1955 57 33 0.00 0.0
1954 58 33 0.00 0.0
1953 44 23 0.57 0.0
1952 58 42 0.46 0.0
1951 56 30 0.00 0.0
1950 59 50 0.07 0.0
1949 34 22 0.00 0.0
1948 62 29 0.18 0.9
1947 41 30 0.51 0.0
1946 30 15 0.00 0.1
1945 37 9 0.12 1.5
1944 42 26 0.00 0.0
1943 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1942 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1941 56 34 0.10 0.0
1940 24 15 0.03 0.0
1939 57 28 0.00 0.0
1938 48 38 0.00 0.0
1937 59 29 0.73 0.0
1936 45 32 0.52 0.0
1935 44 21 0.00 0.0
1934 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1933 n/a n/a 0.18 0.0
1932 55 40 0.22 0.0
1931 44 13 0.00 0.0
1930 74 38 0.00 0.0
1929 56 27 0.10 0.0
1928 12 -5 0.00 0.0
1927 30 25 0.00 0.0
1926 54 23 0.00 0.0
1925 42 33 0.10 0.0
1924 65 24 0.00 n/a
1923 58 22 0.00 0.0
1922 42 20 0.00 0.0
1921 57 30 0.12 0.0
1920 54 14 0.00 0.0
1919 62 28 1.58 0.0
1918 40 8 0.30 6.0
1917 53 29 0.28 n/a
1916 65 44 0.23 0.0
1915 44 32 0.00 n/a
1914 46 34 0.00 0.0
1913 62 30 0.00 0.0
1912 42 23 0.00 0.0
1911 62 45 0.16 0.0
1910 57 35 0.00 0.0
1909 46 20 0.00 0.0
1908 47 32 0.15 0.0
1907 60 36 0.00 0.0
1906 46 28 0.00 0.0
1905 64 38 0.52 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 1/2?
For the date of Jan 2, the highest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 74 °F which happened in 1930.
Highest Temperatures in Charleston on January 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 74 °F 1930
2 73 °F 2000
3 67 °F 2023
4 65 °F 1924
4 65 °F 1916
6 64 °F 1905
6 64 °F 1966
6 64 °F 2006
9 63 °F 2005
10 62 °F 1997
10 62 °F 1919
10 62 °F 1913
10 62 °F 1911
10 62 °F 2004
10 62 °F 1948
What's the all-time low for Charleston on 1/2?
For the date of Jan 2, the lowest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is -5 °F which happened in 1928.
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston on January 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 -5 °F 1928
2 -2 °F 2018
3 4 °F 1979
4 5 °F 1968
5 7 °F 2002
6 8 °F 1918
6 8 °F 1963
8 9 °F 1945
8 9 °F 1977
10 13 °F 1931
10 13 °F 1971
10 13 °F 1969
10 13 °F 1957
Lowest High Temperatures in Charleston on January 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 12 °F 1928
2 21 °F 2018
2 21 °F 1957
4 22 °F 2010
5 23 °F 2008
6 24 °F 1940
7 26 °F 1977
8 27 °F 2001
8 27 °F 1958
10 28 °F 1978
What's the most it has ever rained in Charleston on 1/2?
For the date of Jan 2, the most precipitation ever recorded in Charleston history is 1.58 inches which happened in 1919.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Charleston on January 2
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.58 inches 1919
2 1.17 inches 2004
3 0.77 inches 1972
4 0.73 inches 1937
5 0.65 inches 1965
6 0.59 inches 1996
7 0.57 inches 1953
8 0.52 inches 1905
8 0.52 inches 1936
10 0.51 inches 1947
All-Time Most Snow in Charleston on January 2
Rank Precipitation Year
1 6.0 inches 1918
2 4.1 inches 2008
3 2.5 inches 2014
4 2.3 inches 1979
5 1.8 inches 2012
6 1.6 inches 1987
7 1.5 inches 1945
8 1.0 inches 2010
9 0.9 inches 1948
10 0.4 inches 1995
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
1892–1948 Charleston location