Burnsville, North Carolina 

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Climate in Burnsville, North Carolina

Burnsville, North Carolina gets 52 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Burnsville averages 13 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

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

Burnsville gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 127 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 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 23
Rain: averages 52 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 13 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Burnsville is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in North Carolina.

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

Climate Averages
  Burnsville, North CarolinaUnited States
  52.4 in.38.1 in.
  13.2 in.27.8 in.
  126.7 days106.2 days
  205 days205 days
  81.3°85.8°
  22.5°21.7°
  7.47
  4.44.3
  2825 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 Burnsville with an average high temperature of 81.3°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in North Carolina. In Burnsville, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Burnsville are June, August and July.


In Burnsville, there are 1.5 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 Burnsville with an average of 22.5°. This is one of the coldest places in North Carolina.


In Burnsville, there are 119.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in North Carolina.


In Burnsville, there are 0.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in North Carolina.


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


March is the wettest month in Burnsville with 4.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 3.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 26% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 52.4 inches in Burnsville means that it is wetter than most places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Burnsville with 12.6 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 8.0 rainy days. There are 126.7 rainy days annually in Burnsville, which is one of the rainiest places in North Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 13.2 inches in Burnsville means that it is one of the snowiest places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Burnsville with 4.7 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Burnsville    2 Reviews
    Carolina on my mind !!! - 1/30/2022
    I have lived here for 14 years now and I believe it has saved my life. I love riding my motorcycle through the Burnsville area and surrounding Counties. It's only a... Read More

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    Great place to visit or live - 4/10/2021
    Beautiful mountains. God's country for sure. Burnsville is still cheap for land and has the most potential of being a cute desirable city like Asheville. Only 40 minutes... Read More


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