High Point, North Carolina 

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Climate in High Point, North Carolina

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

High Point 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 High Point. The US average is 205 sunny days.

High Point 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 High Point 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 High Point, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  High Point, North CarolinaUnited States
  44.6 in.38.1 in.
  4.8 in.27.8 in.
  111.2 days106.2 days
  217 days205 days
  88.9°85.8°
  29.8°21.7°
  7.67
  4.44.3
  922 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 High Point with an average high temperature of 88.9°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in North Carolina. In High Point, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for High Point are May, September and April.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for High Point with an average of 29.8°. This is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


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


In High Point, there are 65.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


In High Point, 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.


July is the wettest month in High Point with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is December with 3.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 28% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 44.6 inches in High Point means that it is drier than most places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in High Point with 10.9 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.4 rainy days. There are 111.2 rainy days annually in High Point, 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 4.8 inches in High Point means that it is snowier than most places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in High Point with 2.4 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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