Clayton, NC has a humid subtropical climate with hot summers and mild winters. Average temperatures range from the upper 70s to mid 80s in the summer months, and lows can drop into the 30s and 40s during the winter. The area receives an average of 43 inches of rain annually, with snowfall being very rare. Clayton enjoys long periods of sunshine, with fewer than 100 days of rainfall per year.
Clayton, North Carolina gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Clayton averages 2 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 219 sunny days per year in Clayton. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Clayton gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 104 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 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 30
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Clayton is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in North Carolina.
6.8 / 6.8
Summer / Winter
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Clayton, while July and January are the least comfortable months.