Greensboro, North Carolina 

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Climate in Greensboro, North Carolina

Greensboro, North Carolina gets 45 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Greensboro averages 5 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 217 sunny days per year in Greensboro. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Greensboro gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 111 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 30
Rain: averages 45 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 5 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

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

Climate Averages
  Greensboro, North CarolinaUnited States
  44.5 in.38.1 in.
  4.9 in.27.8 in.
  111.0 days106.2 days
  217 days205 days
  88.7°85.8°
  29.6°21.7°
  7.67
  4.44.3
  827 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 Greensboro with an average high temperature of 88.7°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in North Carolina. In Greensboro, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Greensboro are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Greensboro with an average of 29.6°. This is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


In Greensboro, there are 34.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in North Carolina.


In Greensboro, there are 65.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


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


July is the wettest month in Greensboro with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is December with 3.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 28% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 44.5 inches in Greensboro means that it is drier than most places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Greensboro with 10.9 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 7.4 rainy days. There are 111.0 rainy days annually in Greensboro, which is about average compared to other 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 4.9 inches in Greensboro means that it is snowier than most places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Greensboro with 2.4 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Leaves a lot to be desired - 3/6/2021
    Lived here from 1995 till 2010, and moved to Burlington afterward. Over time, Greensboro has become a place of High drug activity and crime (violence and theft),... Read More

    Greensboro has been good to me over time! - 1/18/2021
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