New Bern, North Carolina 

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Climate in New Bern, North Carolina

New Bern, North Carolina gets 53 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

New Bern 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 New Bern. The US average is 205 sunny days.

New Bern gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 117 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 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 34
Rain: averages 53 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for New Bern is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in North Carolina.

7.4 / 10
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in New Bern, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  New Bern, North CarolinaUnited States
  53.0 in.38.1 in.
  1.7 in.27.8 in.
  117.3 days106.2 days
  213 days205 days
  89.7°85.8°
  33.8°21.7°
  7.47
  4.74.3
  10 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 New Bern with an average high temperature of 89.7°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in North Carolina. In New Bern, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for New Bern are May, October and April.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for New Bern with an average of 33.8°. This is one of the warmest places in North Carolina.


In New Bern, there are 38.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


In New Bern, there are 40.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in North Carolina.


In New Bern, 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 New Bern with 6.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.3 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 33% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 53.0 inches in New Bern means that it is wetter than most places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in New Bern with 13.1 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.5 rainy days. There are 117.3 rainy days annually in New Bern, which is rainier than most places in North Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 1.7 inches in New Bern means that it is less snowy than most places in North Carolina. December is the snowiest month in New Bern with 0.8 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for New Bern    12 Reviews
    New Bern on the Map - 6/17/2021
    New Bern is a nice quiet town. The people are very nice. The cost of living is low which would be great if you are retiring from a big city. There is always a place eat,... Read More

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    Wow a perfect wonder land :/ ?? - 12/10/2020
    I’ve lived here for my hole Life I’m 12 and I just wanna say if u what snow every xmas and on Xmas don’t come here bc u won’t get it. Now if u want a very hot summer... Read More

    Nice for a visit - 10/23/2020
    My wife and I spent a week here and found it to be an enjoyable area. I have been looking to move to NC for a while now and I think this trip talked her into it.... Read More


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