Southern Pines, North Carolina 

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Climate in Southern Pines, North Carolina

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

Southern Pines averages 3 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 Southern Pines. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Southern Pines 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 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 30
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 3 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Southern Pines 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 Southern Pines, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Southern Pines, North CarolinaUnited States
  46.8 in.38.1 in.
  2.6 in.27.8 in.
  109.3 days106.2 days
  213 days205 days
  89.8°85.8°
  30.4°21.7°
  7.57
  4.94.3
  499 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 Southern Pines with an average high temperature of 89.8°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in North Carolina. In Southern Pines, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Southern Pines are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Southern Pines with an average of 30.4°. This is warmer than most places in North Carolina.


In Southern Pines, there are 42.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in North Carolina.


In Southern Pines, there are 63.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in North Carolina.


In Southern Pines, 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 Southern Pines with 5.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 31% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 46.8 inches in Southern Pines means that it is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Southern Pines with 10.8 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.5 rainy days. There are 109.3 rainy days annually in Southern Pines, which is about average compared to other 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 2.6 inches in Southern Pines means that it is about average compared to other places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Southern Pines with 1.6 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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