Raleigh, NC has a humid subtropical climate with hot and humid summers and mild winters. The area gets an average of 47 inches of precipitation annually, making it one of the more wetter parts of the state.
Raleigh, North Carolina gets 46 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Raleigh averages 4 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 Raleigh. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Raleigh gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 108 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 30
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 4 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Raleigh is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in North Carolina.
6.7 / 6.7
Summer / Winter
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Raleigh, while July and January are the least comfortable months.