Charlotte, NC has a humid subtropical climate with hot and humid summers and mild winters. Summers are usually characterized by high temperatures and frequent thunderstorms. Temperatures range from mid-70s to the mid-90s Fahrenheit (23°C to 35°C), while precipitation is an average of 4.5 inches per month in the summer months. Winters are generally mild, with temperatures rarely dropping below freezing. Precipitation during the winter months averages around 3 inches per month, while snowfall is infrequent and rare. Overall, Charlotte enjoys a temperate climate throughout much of the year, making it an ideal place for people to live and visit.
Charlotte, North Carolina gets 43 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Charlotte averages 2 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 218 sunny days per year in Charlotte. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Charlotte gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 105 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 30
Rain: averages 43 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Charlotte is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in North Carolina.
6.7 / 6.8
Summer / Winter
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Charlotte, while July and January are the least comfortable months.