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  CLIMATE OVERVIEW
  

Cary, North Carolina, gets 46 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 4 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 115.

On average, there are 213 sunny days per year in Cary, North Carolina. The July high is around 89 degrees. The January low is 30. Sperling's comfort index for Cary is a 62 out of 100, where a higher score indicates a more comfortable year-around climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

  CLIMATECary, North CarolinaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  4639.2
  Snowfall (in.)  4.125.8
  Precipitation Days  115102
  Sunny Days  213205
  Avg. July High  88.686.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  29.622.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  6254
  UV Index  4.94.3
  Elevation ft.  4181,443

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As a North Carolina resident for my entire life (21 years), I'm not sure that this person actually does live in Cary. North Carolina NEVER gets earthquakes, only gets... (read more)
Cary, Raleigh area
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It's not so hot.
This is my first adventure in the hot humid South and I find it to be just fine. Don't let the heat keep you inside, there are great trails and community walks that are... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
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As a North Carolina resident for my entire life (21 years), I'm not sure that this person actually does live in Cary. North Carolina NEVER gets earthquakes, only gets... (read more)
Cary, Raleigh and Apex, all suck
It's getting harder and harder to believe Forbes, sterling, CNN and etc choices so here let me help you. By the way, I know some would jump on defense. Use it as... (read more)
re: Quality of Life - 4/11/2014
Completely agree. We love Cary and zipping to the beaches is easy for a day trip as well. If you are looking to relocate here, I highly recommend working with a great... (read more)
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