Fairview, North Carolina 

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Climate in Fairview, North Carolina

Fairview, North Carolina gets 44 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 215 sunny days per year in Fairview. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Fairview gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 125 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 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 26
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 11 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Fairview is 7.6 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in North Carolina.

7.6 / 10
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Fairview, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Fairview, North CarolinaUnited States
  44.4 in.38.1 in.
  10.5 in.27.8 in.
  125.3 days106.2 days
  215 days205 days
  83.8°85.8°
  26.0°21.7°
  7.67
  4.84.3
  2224 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 Fairview with an average high temperature of 83.8°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in North Carolina. In Fairview, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Fairview are September, June and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Fairview with an average of 26.0°. This is colder than most places in North Carolina.


In Fairview, there are 6.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in North Carolina.


In Fairview, there are 95.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in North Carolina.


In Fairview, there are 0.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in North Carolina.


June is the wettest month in Fairview with 4.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 2.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 27% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 44.4 inches in Fairview means that it is one of the driest places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Fairview with 12.8 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.9 rainy days. There are 125.3 rainy days annually in Fairview, 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 10.5 inches in Fairview means that it is one of the snowiest places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Fairview with 3.3 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Fairview    2 Reviews
    Perhaps Ideal Climate - 1/8/2013
    We have four seasons here, but the heavy emphasis is on spring and fall. The real heat of summer is usually short lived and because of the altitude, it generally... Read More

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    housing, no jobs and cost of living expenses - 1/3/2010
    I have a daughter and granddaughter, she doesn't have a job or a place to live, she has looked everywhere, her daughter is with a relative of the father's she has... Read More


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