Brevard, North Carolina 

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Climate in Brevard, North Carolina

Brevard, North Carolina gets 67 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Brevard averages 8 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 208 sunny days per year in Brevard. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Brevard gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 131 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 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 25
Rain: averages 67 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 8 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Brevard is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in North Carolina.

8.3 / 6.1

Summer   /   Winter
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Brevard, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Brevard, North CarolinaUnited States
  67.4 in.38.1 in.
  7.6 in.27.8 in.
  130.6 days106.2 days
  208 days205 days
  84.0°85.8°
  24.8°21.7°
  7.57
  4.54.3
  2224 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 Brevard with an average high temperature of 84.0°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in North Carolina. In Brevard, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Brevard are September, May and June.


In Brevard, there are 7.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in North Carolina.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Brevard with an average of 24.8°. This is one of the coldest places in North Carolina.


In Brevard, there are 105.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in North Carolina.


In Brevard, there are 0.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in North Carolina.


The humidity is usually acceptable in Brevard but some summer months can be sticky or muggy. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. July, August and June are the three most uncomfortably humid months in Brevard.


January is the wettest month in Brevard with 6.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 4.6 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 27% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 67.4 inches in Brevard means that it is one of the wettest places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Brevard with 14.0 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 8.5 rainy days. There are 130.6 rainy days annually in Brevard, which is one of the rainiest places in North Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 7.6 inches in Brevard means that it is snowier than most places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Brevard with 3.4 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Brevard    8 Reviews
    Brevard and Trqnsylvania...Little Shop of Horrors - 5/23/2021
    Pretty scenery...but very clickish. Out of towners are the only friendly people. Living in the county is absolutely horrible. Vandalism, poaching, trespassing are... Read More

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    Paradise found (At least right now :-) ) - 1/31/2020
    The reason I’m writing this review is because I was really surprised when I saw low scores on Brevard. We have had a place up in the mountains right outside of Brevard... Read More

    Ehh - 8/1/2018
    I’ve lived here for three years. I love the beautiful mountains but it rains all the time. Fifty six inches a year, the second highest in America. Summers are the worst... Read More


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