Boone, North Carolina 

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Climate in Boone, North Carolina

Boone, North Carolina gets 51 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Boone averages 33 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 204 sunny days per year in Boone. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Boone gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 138 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 78 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 20
Rain: averages 51 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 33 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Boone is 7.0 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in North Carolina.

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Summer   /   Winter
June, August and July are the most pleasant months in Boone, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Boone, North CarolinaUnited States
  50.8 in.38.1 in.
  33.1 in.27.8 in.
  138.4 days106.2 days
  204 days205 days
  77.6°85.8°
  20.4°21.7°
  77
  4.64.3
  3218 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 Boone with an average high temperature of 77.6°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in North Carolina. In Boone, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Boone are July, August and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Boone with an average of 20.4°. This is one of the coldest places in North Carolina.


In Boone, there are 0.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in North Carolina.


In Boone, there are 115.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in North Carolina.


In Boone, there are 1.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in North Carolina.


June is the wettest month in Boone with 4.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 3.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 28% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 50.8 inches in Boone means that it is wetter than most places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Boone with 13.5 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 9.3 rainy days. There are 138.4 rainy days annually in Boone, which is one of the rainiest 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 33.1 inches in Boone means that it is one of the snowiest places in North Carolina. February is the snowiest month in Boone with 9.6 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Boone    14 Reviews
    Boone climate - 6/27/2014
    Boone and the High Country's climate is unique to North Carolina and the Southeast. It's cool summers and snowy winters are much more comparable to places much farther... Read More

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    Dual Income Needed (or near six figures total) - 8/27/2011
    The area is beautiful - living in the Blue Ridge Mountains is gorgeous. But .. the views don't pay the bills. Housing is overpriced. You are better off living... Read More

    How "Green" is Boone? - 6/11/2010
    I found ASU by digging around trying to find schools that teach green energy, solar, wind, etc. So my question is, how "green" is life in Boone? I live in Townsend, TN... Read More


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