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Hickory, North Carolina, gets 46 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 5 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 85.

On average, there are 210 sunny days per year in Hickory, North Carolina. The July high is around 88 degrees. The January low is 28. Sperling's comfort index for Hickory is a 65 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.

  CLIMATEHickory, North CarolinaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  46.336739.2
  Snowfall (in.)  4.5526725.8
  Precipitation Days  84.85102
  Sunny Days  210205
  Avg. July High  88.180586.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  28.159522.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  6554
  UV Index  4.64.3
  Elevation ft.  1,0901,443

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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)



It doesn't really get any better than this!

Hickory is located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in the western part of North Carolina. Born and raised in Caldwell county, just over the bridge, I've... (Read More)



Hickory is a great city!

Hickory is a great city to live in. Located in the North Carolina foothills in Catawba county, it is also bordered by Lake Hickory. The city is growing but is not... (Read More)



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