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  CLIMATE OVERVIEW
  

Hickory, North Carolina, 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, North Carolina. 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.

  CLIMATEHickory, North CarolinaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  50.736.5
  Snowfall (in.)  7.825
  Precipitation Days  116100
  Sunny Days  210205
  Avg. July High  8686.5
  Avg. Jan. Low  27.720.5
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  4144
  UV Index  4.64.3
  Elevation ft.  1,0901,443

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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
My parents are thinking about retiring here, theyre going to visit first. But the thing that has drawn them to this area is the weather, i have it saved on my phone and... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
re: Are you nuts? - 9/30/2006
My parents are thinking about retiring here, theyre going to visit first. But the thing that has drawn them to this area is the weather, i have it saved on my phone and... (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)
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)
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