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Climate in Hickory, North Carolina

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ClimateHickory, NCUnited States
Rainfall (in.)50.736.5
Snowfall (in.)7.825
Precipitation Days116100
Sunny Days210205
Avg. July High8686.5
Avg. Jan. Low27.720.5
Comfort Index (higher=better)4144
UV Index4.64.3
Elevation ft.1,0901,443



Hickory, NC, gets 51 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 8 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 116.

On average, there are 210 sunny days per year in Hickory, NC. The July high is around 86 degrees. The January low is 28. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 41 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.


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Hickory: I was born and raised in Hickory and I was finally able to escape. For anyone looking for a place to live and work, try somewhere else. The job market is absolutely... (read more)Hickory is a pretty town: We moved to Hickory in November 2005. We like the weather and it is a pretty town. The economy is not very strong and good paying jobs are hard to find. If you are in... (read more)re: Are you nuts? - 9/30/2006: I agree. I was born and raised in Hickory. I live outside of Augusta, GA now. Decent jobs are nearly impossible to come by unless one has a marketable skill that is in... (read more)Have an opinion about Hickory? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Hickory Click Here