Charleston January 20 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Charleston, West Virginia for the date of January 20.
January 20 All-Time Records
1892–2024
Highest temperature 77 °F 1920
Lowest temperature -15 °F 1985
Lowest daily high 9 °F 1985
Highest daily low 51 °F 1954
Most precipitation 1.30 inches 1979
Most snow 11.7 inches 1978
January 20 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 43.5 °F
Average low 25.8 °F
Chance precipitation 54.1%
Chance snow 24.3%
Charleston January 20 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 18 13 0.02 0.4
2023 46 34 0.01 0.0
2022 38 20 0.26 2.0
2021 40 25 0.00 0.0
2020 24 17 0.00 0.5
2019 50 9 0.25 0.6
2018 56 27 0.00 0.0
2017 65 44 0.20 0.0
2016 21 6 0.12 1.1
2015 54 27 0.00 0.0
2014 51 33 0.00 0.0
2013 48 28 0.00 0.0
2012 42 29 0.06 0.0
2011 38 27 0.20 2.9
2010 42 33 0.14 0.0
2009 21 15 0.00 0.6
2008 20 9 0.00 0.0
2007 36 26 0.00 0.0
2006 63 41 0.00 0.0
2005 35 27 0.31 3.3
2004 24 16 0.00 0.1
2003 40 28 0.00 0.1
2002 34 24 0.00 3.9
2001 32 19 0.10 0.5
2000 33 19 0.11 1.7
1999 57 36 0.00 0.0
1998 36 22 0.00 0.6
1997 46 29 0.00 0.4
1996 31 10 0.00 0.0
1995 43 30 0.44 3.0
1994 18 4 0.03 1.0
1993 52 21 0.00 0.0
1992 40 23 0.01 0.1
1991 45 35 0.10 0.0
1990 63 39 0.33 0.0
1989 43 29 0.01 0.0
1988 66 47 0.02 0.0
1987 33 29 0.00 0.0
1986 34 30 0.60 6.0
1985 9 -15 0.03 0.6
1984 19 -9 0.00 0.0
1983 28 2 0.00 0.0
1982 40 35 0.09 0.0
1981 42 28 0.01 0.0
1980 35 30 0.06 0.4
1979 48 35 1.30 0.0
1978 27 24 1.07 11.7
1977 22 5 0.00 0.0
1976 40 33 0.13 1.2
1975 32 17 0.24 3.1
1974 73 50 0.02 0.0
1973 38 31 0.02 0.0
1972 60 38 0.86 0.0
1971 26 11 0.00 0.4
1970 26 6 0.08 2.0
1969 40 33 0.50 0.0
1968 47 22 0.00 0.0
1967 49 20 0.00 0.0
1966 30 18 0.00 0.0
1965 44 23 0.00 0.0
1964 54 36 0.23 0.0
1963 55 21 0.01 0.0
1962 33 25 0.00 0.0
1961 21 14 0.05 0.7
1960 25 19 0.04 0.7
1959 63 34 0.70 0.0
1958 50 19 0.00 0.0
1957 49 24 0.04 0.0
1956 33 29 0.00 0.0
1955 33 22 0.00 0.0
1954 66 51 0.09 0.0
1953 58 39 0.00 0.0
1952 62 31 0.12 0.0
1951 74 42 0.01 0.0
1950 36 13 0.00 0.0
1949 40 24 0.00 0.0
1948 39 0 0.00 0.0
1947 54 35 0.60 0.0
1946 39 29 0.00 0.0
1945 40 31 0.05 0.0
1944 45 29 0.00 0.0
1943 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1942 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1941 27 14 0.00 0.0
1940 19 -2 0.04 0.5
1939 47 25 0.25 0.5
1938 57 31 0.03 0.0
1937 67 37 0.47 0.0
1936 31 17 0.00 0.0
1935 48 35 0.65 0.0
1934 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1933 70 36 0.12 0.0
1932 55 27 0.00 0.0
1931 50 28 0.00 0.0
1930 34 4 0.00 0.0
1929 54 34 0.00 0.0
1928 61 32 0.52 0.0
1927 60 44 0.22 0.0
1926 64 31 0.00 0.0
1925 43 27 0.60 0.0
1924 52 25 0.00 0.1
1923 57 30 0.00 0.0
1922 50 31 0.20 0.0
1921 59 19 0.00 0.0
1920 77 28 0.00 0.0
1919 64 27 0.00 0.0
1918 35 8 0.12 2.0
1917 48 20 n/a n/a
1916 53 8 0.20 0.0
1915 35 30 0.06 0.0
1914 70 47 0.00 0.0
1913 70 40 0.00 0.0
1912 40 17 0.00 0.0
1911 56 33 0.00 0.0
1910 58 30 0.00 0.0
1909 62 32 0.00 0.0
1908 59 22 0.00 0.0
1907 72 36 0.30 0.0
1906 72 44 0.00 0.0
1905 48 36 0.00 0.0
1904 63 34 0.00 n/a
1903 50 20 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 1/20?
For the date of Jan 20, the highest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 77 °F which happened in 1920.
Highest Temperatures in Charleston on January 20
Rank Temperature Year
1 77 °F 1920
2 74 °F 1951
3 73 °F 1974
4 72 °F 1907
4 72 °F 1906
6 70 °F 1914
6 70 °F 1933
6 70 °F 1913
9 67 °F 1937
10 66 °F 1954
10 66 °F 1988
What's the all-time low for Charleston on 1/20?
For the date of Jan 20, the lowest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is -15 °F which happened in 1985.
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston on January 20
Rank Temperature Year
1 -15 °F 1985
2 -9 °F 1984
3 -2 °F 1940
4 0 °F 1948
5 2 °F 1983
6 4 °F 1994
6 4 °F 1930
8 5 °F 1977
9 6 °F 1970
9 6 °F 2016
Lowest High Temperatures in Charleston on January 20
Rank Temperature Year
1 9 °F 1985
2 18 °F 1994
2 18 °F 2024
4 19 °F 1940
4 19 °F 1984
6 20 °F 2008
7 21 °F 2016
7 21 °F 1961
7 21 °F 2009
10 22 °F 1977
What's the most it has ever rained in Charleston on 1/20?
For the date of Jan 20, the most precipitation ever recorded in Charleston history is 1.30 inches which happened in 1979.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Charleston on January 20
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.30 inches 1979
2 1.07 inches 1978
3 0.86 inches 1972
4 0.70 inches 1959
5 0.65 inches 1935
6 0.60 inches 1925
6 0.60 inches 1947
6 0.60 inches 1986
9 0.52 inches 1928
10 0.50 inches 1969
All-Time Most Snow in Charleston on January 20
Rank Precipitation Year
1 11.7 inches 1978
2 6.0 inches 1986
3 3.9 inches 2002
4 3.3 inches 2005
5 3.1 inches 1975
6 3.0 inches 1995
7 2.9 inches 2011
8 2.0 inches 2022
8 2.0 inches 1970
8 2.0 inches 1918
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
1892–1948 Charleston location