Apex, North Carolina 

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Climate in Apex, North Carolina

Apex, North Carolina gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Apex averages 4 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 221 sunny days per year in Apex. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Apex gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 107 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 29
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 4 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Apex is 7.6 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in North Carolina.

7.6 / 10
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Apex, while January and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Apex, North CarolinaUnited States
  46.6 in.38.1 in.
  4.1 in.27.8 in.
  107.1 days106.2 days
  221 days205 days
  88.8°85.8°
  29.1°21.7°
  7.67
  4.94.3
  499 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for Apex with an average high temperature of 88.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in North Carolina. In Apex, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Apex are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Apex with an average of 29.1°. This is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


In Apex, there are 34.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in North Carolina.


In Apex, there are 74.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in North Carolina.


In Apex, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


August is the wettest month in Apex with 4.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 30% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 46.6 inches in Apex means that it is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Apex with 10.8 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.9 rainy days. There are 107.1 rainy days annually in Apex, which is less rainy than most places in North Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 4.1 inches in Apex means that it is snowier than most places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Apex with 2.2 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Apex    11 Reviews
    Be Careful what you wish for - 6/12/2016
    We moved here from western NY last year. It was hard to leave a solid school system, a house almost paid for, with a yard, and NO HOA. However, jobs were just not there... Read More

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    My heart belongs to Apex - 6/10/2014
    My introduction to Apex, NC came in July 2009 I was on my way to Florida. On the third day, plans changed due to friend's vehicle malfunction. I stayed in Apex for 9... Read More

    Quality of Life - 9/30/2011
    Apex has a small town atmosphere, but is convenient to the Research Triangle area of North... Read More


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