Charleston January 3 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Charleston, West Virginia for the date of January 3.
January 3 All-Time Records
1892–2024
Highest temperature 74 °F 2023
Lowest temperature -5 °F 1928
Lowest daily high 15 °F 1979
Highest daily low 60 °F 2004
Most precipitation 1.22 inches 1924
Most snow 5.0 inches 1919
January 3 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 45.3 °F
Average low 27.8 °F
Chance precipitation 52.8%
Chance snow 19.9%
Charleston January 3 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 40 24 0.00 0.0
2023 74 54 0.41 0.0
2022 34 26 0.00 0.0
2021 45 37 0.10 0.0
2020 57 50 0.61 0.0
2019 48 33 0.00 0.0
2018 32 0 0.00 0.0
2017 58 51 0.71 0.0
2016 47 33 0.00 0.0
2015 63 36 0.22 0.0
2014 18 8 0.03 1.0
2013 40 22 0.00 0.0
2012 23 14 0.04 2.2
2011 39 19 0.00 0.0
2010 20 12 0.00 0.0
2009 50 25 0.00 0.0
2008 23 11 0.02 0.7
2007 58 24 0.00 0.0
2006 53 45 0.01 0.0
2005 65 54 0.12 0.0
2004 70 60 0.00 0.0
2003 41 29 0.34 0.0
2002 29 14 0.00 0.0
2001 29 6 0.00 0.1
2000 71 54 0.11 0.0
1999 40 20 0.14 0.0
1998 62 39 0.00 0.0
1997 69 59 0.00 0.0
1996 42 20 0.06 2.3
1995 32 15 0.00 0.0
1994 43 35 0.86 0.0
1993 60 35 0.00 0.0
1992 59 47 0.01 0.0
1991 36 28 0.00 0.0
1990 57 32 0.00 0.0
1989 43 31 0.04 0.2
1988 37 18 0.02 0.3
1987 32 31 0.00 0.0
1986 53 35 0.00 0.0
1985 34 32 0.22 0.0
1984 38 28 0.00 0.0
1983 39 22 0.00 0.0
1982 54 39 0.50 0.0
1981 38 11 0.00 0.0
1980 36 31 0.00 0.0
1979 15 3 0.01 0.2
1978 30 16 0.00 0.0
1977 28 18 0.00 0.0
1976 50 29 0.53 0.4
1975 41 27 0.14 0.0
1974 39 32 1.06 0.0
1973 52 25 0.40 0.0
1972 53 27 0.00 0.0
1971 51 18 0.00 0.0
1970 35 25 0.08 0.9
1969 34 13 0.00 0.0
1968 43 32 0.10 0.0
1967 50 21 0.00 0.0
1966 58 27 0.09 0.0
1965 37 25 0.01 0.0
1964 54 44 0.00 0.0
1963 35 12 0.00 0.0
1962 57 29 0.00 0.0
1961 31 29 0.06 1.5
1960 51 32 0.62 0.0
1959 57 21 0.00 0.0
1958 27 16 0.00 0.0
1957 43 9 0.00 0.0
1956 52 38 0.00 0.0
1955 54 28 0.00 0.0
1954 55 35 0.09 0.0
1953 40 27 0.46 1.0
1952 43 30 0.16 0.0
1951 72 50 0.05 0.0
1950 66 52 0.43 0.0
1949 46 26 0.18 0.0
1948 33 30 0.00 0.0
1947 70 40 0.03 0.0
1946 33 15 0.00 0.0
1945 25 9 0.00 0.0
1944 46 37 1.07 0.0
1943 n/a n/a 0.06 0.0
1942 n/a n/a 0.60 2.8
1941 61 39 0.08 0.0
1940 27 11 0.00 0.0
1939 63 31 0.00 0.0
1938 44 23 0.00 0.0
1937 58 44 0.00 0.0
1936 45 39 0.46 0.0
1935 44 28 0.00 0.0
1934 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1933 50 24 0.00 0.0
1932 43 32 0.02 0.0
1931 48 13 0.00 0.0
1930 68 38 0.38 0.0
1929 38 15 0.00 0.0
1928 16 -5 0.00 0.0
1927 46 26 0.00 0.0
1926 45 23 0.00 0.0
1925 43 36 0.05 0.0
1924 58 36 1.22 n/a
1923 59 25 0.00 0.0
1922 44 14 0.00 0.0
1921 59 34 0.00 0.0
1920 32 2 0.00 0.0
1919 58 23 0.82 5.0
1918 38 -2 0.00 0.0
1917 64 29 0.48 n/a
1916 55 33 0.00 0.0
1915 34 15 0.00 n/a
1914 44 34 0.65 1.5
1913 61 25 0.42 0.5
1912 37 25 0.00 0.0
1911 58 22 0.38 0.5
1910 65 37 0.10 0.0
1909 57 39 0.00 0.0
1908 47 28 0.00 0.0
1907 72 48 0.06 0.0
1906 60 39 0.28 0.0
1905 58 22 0.16 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 1/3?
For the date of Jan 3, the highest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 74 °F which happened in 2023.
Highest Temperatures in Charleston on January 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 74 °F 2023
2 72 °F 1907
2 72 °F 1951
4 71 °F 2000
5 70 °F 2004
5 70 °F 1947
7 69 °F 1997
8 68 °F 1930
9 66 °F 1950
10 65 °F 2005
10 65 °F 1910
What's the all-time low for Charleston on 1/3?
For the date of Jan 3, the lowest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is -5 °F which happened in 1928.
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston on January 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 -5 °F 1928
2 -2 °F 1918
3 0 °F 2018
4 2 °F 1920
5 3 °F 1979
6 6 °F 2001
7 8 °F 2014
8 9 °F 1957
8 9 °F 1945
10 11 °F 1981
10 11 °F 1940
10 11 °F 2008
Lowest High Temperatures in Charleston on January 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 15 °F 1979
2 16 °F 1928
3 18 °F 2014
4 20 °F 2010
5 23 °F 2012
5 23 °F 2008
7 25 °F 1945
8 27 °F 1958
8 27 °F 1940
10 28 °F 1977
What's the most it has ever rained in Charleston on 1/3?
For the date of Jan 3, the most precipitation ever recorded in Charleston history is 1.22 inches which happened in 1924.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Charleston on January 3
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.22 inches 1924
2 1.07 inches 1944
3 1.06 inches 1974
4 0.86 inches 1994
5 0.82 inches 1919
6 0.71 inches 2017
7 0.65 inches 1914
8 0.62 inches 1960
9 0.61 inches 2020
10 0.60 inches 1942
All-Time Most Snow in Charleston on January 3
Rank Precipitation Year
1 5.0 inches 1919
2 2.8 inches 1942
3 2.3 inches 1996
4 2.2 inches 2012
5 1.5 inches 1961
5 1.5 inches 1914
7 1.0 inches 1953
7 1.0 inches 2014
9 0.9 inches 1970
10 0.7 inches 2008
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
1892–1948 Charleston location