Fairfield Harbour, North Carolina 

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Climate in Fairfield Harbour, North Carolina

Fairfield Harbour, North Carolina gets 53 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Fairfield Harbour averages 1 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 214 sunny days per year in Fairfield Harbour. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Fairfield Harbour gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 118 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 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 34
Rain: averages 53 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.4 / 10
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Fairfield Harbour, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Fairfield Harbour, North CarolinaUnited States
  53.0 in.38.1 in.
  1.4 in.27.8 in.
  117.5 days106.2 days
  214 days205 days
  89.7°85.8°
  33.9°21.7°
  7.47
  4.74.3
  7 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 Fairfield Harbour with an average high temperature of 89.7°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in North Carolina. In Fairfield Harbour, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Fairfield Harbour are May, October and April.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Fairfield Harbour with an average of 33.9°. This is one of the warmest places in North Carolina.


In Fairfield Harbour, there are 38.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


In Fairfield Harbour, there are 40.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in North Carolina.


In Fairfield Harbour, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


August is the wettest month in Fairfield Harbour with 6.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.3 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 33% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 53.0 inches in Fairfield Harbour means that it is wetter than most places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Fairfield Harbour with 13.2 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.6 rainy days. There are 117.5 rainy days annually in Fairfield Harbour, which is rainier than most 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 1.4 inches in Fairfield Harbour means that it is less snowy than most places in North Carolina. December is the snowiest month in Fairfield Harbour with 0.8 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall.





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