Kernersville, North Carolina 

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Climate in Kernersville, North Carolina

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

Kernersville averages 6 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 220 sunny days per year in Kernersville. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Kernersville gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 109 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 6 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Kernersville 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 Kernersville, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Kernersville, North CarolinaUnited States
  45.1 in.38.1 in.
  6.4 in.27.8 in.
  108.7 days106.2 days
  220 days205 days
  88.7°85.8°
  30.0°21.7°
  7.67
  4.74.3
  1010 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 Kernersville with an average high temperature of 88.7°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in North Carolina. In Kernersville, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Kernersville are May, September and April.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Kernersville with an average of 30.0°. This is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


In Kernersville, there are 34.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in North Carolina.


In Kernersville, there are 62.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in North Carolina.


In Kernersville, 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 Kernersville with 4.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.3 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 45.1 inches in Kernersville means that it is drier than most places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Kernersville with 11.0 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.4 rainy days. There are 108.7 rainy days annually in Kernersville, 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 6.4 inches in Kernersville means that it is snowier than most places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Kernersville with 2.7 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Entertainment - 12/5/2015
    Kernersville has a lot of family entertainment and social events. The Honeybee Festival in the late summer has a display of many artist's works. There is the... Read More

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    Economy - 12/5/2015
    I would NOT say Kernersville is on the economic downturn. We have lived here for 22 years and in this time frame the town has changed tremendously with added grocery... Read More

    Small Town Charm - 11/22/2014
    Kernersville has a small town feel but also offers a clean, family-friendly environment. Just minutes away from larger cities (Greensboro and Winston-Salem) provides... Read More


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