Holly Springs, North Carolina 

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Climate in Holly Springs, North Carolina

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

Holly Springs averages 4 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 Holly Springs. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Holly Springs gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 107 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 29
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 4 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.5 / 10
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Holly Springs, while January and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Holly Springs, North CarolinaUnited States
  46.6 in.38.1 in.
  4.0 in.27.8 in.
  107.0 days106.2 days
  219 days205 days
  88.8°85.8°
  29.1°21.7°
  7.57
  4.94.3
  440 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 Holly Springs with an average high temperature of 88.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in North Carolina. In Holly Springs, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Holly Springs are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Holly Springs with an average of 29.1°. This is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


In Holly Springs, there are 34.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in North Carolina.


In Holly Springs, there are 74.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in North Carolina.


In Holly Springs, 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 Holly Springs with 4.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 30% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 46.6 inches in Holly Springs means that it is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Holly Springs with 10.7 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.9 rainy days. There are 107.0 rainy days annually in Holly Springs, 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 4.0 inches in Holly Springs means that it is snowier than most places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Holly Springs with 2.1 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Holly Springs    2 Reviews
    Holly Springs is a great place to live - 3/2/2008
    I moved to Holly Springs with my husband when I was 21 years old, right after I had finished college. We chose Holly Springs for the convenient location, affordable... Read More

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    Great Place to Live - 11/28/2007
    I moved to the Triangle in 1993, and into Holly Springs in 1995. It has been fun living here and watching the town grow. When we moved, there were 3,000 people in the... Read More


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