Harrellsville, NC Climate


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United States / North Carolina / No Metro Area / Hertford County / Harrellsville / Zip Codes
Harrellsville, NC has a warm and humid climate typical of the southeast United States. Summers are hot and humid with temperatures often reaching into the 90s. Winters are mild with occasional cold snaps, but snowfall is rare. The spring and fall seasons typically bring moderate temperatures and regular rainfall, making them ideal times for outdoor activities. Harrellsville also experiences frequent thunderstorms throughout the year due to its close proximity to the Atlantic coast.

Harrellsville, North Carolina gets 48 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Harrellsville averages 2 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 213 sunny days per year in Harrellsville. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Harrellsville gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 103 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 31
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

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

6.9 Summer - 6.8 Winter
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Harrellsville, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateHarrellsville, North CarolinaUnited States
  47.6 in.38.1 in.
  2.4 in.27.8 in.
  102.9 days106.2 days
  213 days205 days
  88.5°85.8°
  30.6°21.7°
  7.57
  4.54.3
  62 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 Harrellsville with an average high temperature of 88.5°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in North Carolina. In Harrellsville, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Harrellsville are May, September and October.
In Harrellsville, there are 32.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in North Carolina.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Harrellsville with an average of 30.6°. This is warmer than most places in North Carolina.
In Harrellsville, there are 64.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.
In Harrellsville, 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.
Humidity in Harrellsville 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.
July is the wettest month in Harrellsville with 5.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is November with 3.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 32% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.6 inches in Harrellsville means that it is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.
July is the rainiest month in Harrellsville with 10.3 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.8 rainy days. There are 102.9 rainy days annually in Harrellsville, which is less rainy than most places in North Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 2.4 inches in Harrellsville means that it is about average compared to other places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Harrellsville with 0.9 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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