Cashiers, North Carolina 

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Climate in Cashiers, North Carolina

Cashiers, North Carolina gets 81 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Cashiers averages 11 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 212 sunny days per year in Cashiers. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Cashiers gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 146 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 25
Rain: averages 81 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 11 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Cashiers is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in North Carolina.

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

Climate Averages
  Cashiers, North CarolinaUnited States
  81.4 in.38.1 in.
  11.2 in.27.8 in.
  145.5 days106.2 days
  212 days205 days
  77.6°85.8°
  24.7°21.7°
  7.27
  4.84.3
  3484 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 Cashiers with an average high temperature of 77.6°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in North Carolina. In Cashiers, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Cashiers are July, August and June.


In Cashiers, there are 0.8 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 Cashiers with an average of 24.7°. This is one of the coldest places in North Carolina.


In Cashiers, there are 101.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in North Carolina.


In Cashiers, there are 0.4 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 Cashiers 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.


November is the wettest month in Cashiers with 7.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 5.8 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 26% of yearly precipitation and 24% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 81.4 inches in Cashiers means that it is one of the wettest places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Cashiers with 16.1 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 9.1 rainy days. There are 145.5 rainy days annually in Cashiers, 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 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 11.2 inches in Cashiers means that it is one of the snowiest places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Cashiers with 4.5 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    When do the leaves change color? - 9/29/2007
    What is it that we will need in the coming weeks/months to have great color this year? As in any year, lead color change in our deciduous trees is best when days are... Read More

    Let's Talk about the Weather-Cashiers, NC - 8/12/2007
    If you live here you already know this. This is for the Floridians....The town of Cashiers, NC is 3,500 ft above sea level and the high elevation causes a 10-15 degree... Read More


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