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  CLIMATE OVERVIEW
  

Durham, 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 74.

On average, there are 220 sunny days per year in Durham, North Carolina. The July high is around 89 degrees. The January low is 28. Sperling's comfort index for Durham is a 60 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.


  CLIMATEDurham, North CarolinaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  45.603739.2
  Snowfall (in.)  3.608925.8
  Precipitation Days  74.11102
  Sunny Days  220205
  Avg. July High  89.255286.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  28.477822.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  6054
  UV Index  4.64.3
  Elevation ft.  3611,443

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  3/25/2014
No One I Know Likes Durham

Durham is strange, if you are black or yankey Durham is a great town but otherwise... This is a backwater one horse town that does not like locals. The main employer in... (Read More)

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  12/6/2013
Getting Around

Traffic is getting heavier because population in the area is increasing, but quality of life remains excellent. There are many activities for singles, couples, and... (Read More)

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  8/12/2013
Moving

My boyfriend and I have been discussing a possible move to North or South Carolina in the next few years. I am thinking more along the lines of North Carolina because I... (Read More)

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