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ClimateNorth Carolina, NCUnited States
Rainfall (in.)48.436.5
Snowfall (in.)5.925
Precipitation Days111100
Sunny Days213205
Avg. July High88.186.5
Avg. Jan. Low29.720.5
Comfort Index (higher=better)3644
UV Index4.64.3
Elevation ft.8601,443



North Carolina, NC, gets 48 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 6 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 111.

On average, there are 213 sunny days per year in North Carolina, NC. The July high is around 88 degrees. The January low is 30. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 36 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.


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