Monroe, North Carolina 

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Climate in Monroe, North Carolina

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

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

On average, there are 218 sunny days per year in Monroe. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Monroe gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 99 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 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 31
Rain: averages 45 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

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

Climate Averages
  Monroe, North CarolinaUnited States
  45.2 in.38.1 in.
  2.3 in.27.8 in.
  98.5 days106.2 days
  218 days205 days
  90.5°85.8°
  31.1°21.7°
  7.57
  4.84.3
  600 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 Monroe with an average high temperature of 90.5°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in North Carolina. In Monroe, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Monroe are May, October and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Monroe with an average of 31.1°. This is warmer than most places in North Carolina.


In Monroe, there are 47.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in North Carolina.


In Monroe, there are 61.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in North Carolina.


In Monroe, 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.


August is the wettest month in Monroe with 4.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is May with 3.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 29% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 45.2 inches in Monroe means that it is drier than most places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Monroe with 9.4 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.3 rainy days. There are 98.5 rainy days annually in Monroe, which is one of the least rainy places in North Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 2.3 inches in Monroe means that it is about average compared to other places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Monroe with 1.0 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Monroe    5 Reviews
    You would be better off living in an active toilet - 9/14/2020
    Moved to Monroe approx 6 years ago. It has been one excuse after the other for the high incidence of assault and battery as well as property crime. The mayor and city... Read More

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    Historical District in Monroe NC - 6/25/2019
    I have lived in Monroe since 2015. I have been welcomed by my neighbors and the community. Monroe is rapidly growning. The downtown area is family friendly and has added... Read More

    Just a rural redneck Charlotte - 4/13/2018
    I’m so glad to be moving away from this little Charlotte wanna be Town run by rednecks! I’ve been here for 15 years and have been stopped by Sheriff’s about 8 times!... Read More


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