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Asheville, North Carolina, gets 38 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 14 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 125.

On average, there are 212 sunny days per year in Asheville, North Carolina. The July high is around 85 degrees. The January low is 28. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 46 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.

  CLIMATEAsheville, North CarolinaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  37.636.5
  Snowfall (in.)  14.225
  Precipitation Days  125100
  Sunny Days  212205
  Avg. July High  8586.5
  Avg. Jan. Low  2820.5
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  4644
  UV Index  4.84.3
  Elevation ft.  2,1001,443


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I keep hearing how good the weather is but I think
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Keep the hysteria in check
Just wanted to chime in a few thoughts from a native who no longer lives there, but visits family regularly. I was born and raised in Asheville for all of my first 26... (read more)
7 year perspective
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Re-vitalization bordering on greed
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