Franklinton, North Carolina 

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Climate in Franklinton, North Carolina

Franklinton, North Carolina gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Franklinton averages 3 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 Franklinton. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Franklinton gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 106 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 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 28
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 3 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Franklinton is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in North Carolina.

7.2 / 6.6

Summer   /   Winter
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Franklinton, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Franklinton, North CarolinaUnited States
  46.6 in.38.1 in.
  2.5 in.27.8 in.
  105.6 days106.2 days
  219 days205 days
  89.2°85.8°
  27.6°21.7°
  7.57
  4.64.3
  410 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 Franklinton with an average high temperature of 89.2°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in North Carolina. In Franklinton, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Franklinton are May, September and April.


In Franklinton, there are 38.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Franklinton with an average of 27.6°. This is colder than most places in North Carolina.


In Franklinton, there are 81.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in North Carolina.


In Franklinton, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in North Carolina.


Humidity in Franklinton can be uncomfortable during the summer, but comfortable for most of the year. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June. The humid season runs from June-September and the most comfortable months are October-May.


August is the wettest month in Franklinton with 4.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 29% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 46.6 inches in Franklinton means that it is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Franklinton with 10.0 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.8 rainy days. There are 105.6 rainy days annually in Franklinton, which is less rainy than most places in North Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 2.5 inches in Franklinton means that it is about average compared to other places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Franklinton with 1.2 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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