Southern Shores, North Carolina 

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Climate in Southern Shores, North Carolina

Southern Shores, North Carolina gets 49 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Southern Shores averages 1 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 Shores. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Southern Shores gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 111 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 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 34
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Southern Shores is 7.6 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in North Carolina.

7.6 / 10
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Southern Shores, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Southern Shores, North CarolinaUnited States
  48.5 in.38.1 in.
  1.0 in.27.8 in.
  110.9 days106.2 days
  213 days205 days
  88.0°85.8°
  33.5°21.7°
  7.67
  4.44.3
  16 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 Shores with an average high temperature of 88.0°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in North Carolina. In Southern Shores, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Southern Shores are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Southern Shores with an average of 33.5°. This is warmer than most places in North Carolina.


In Southern Shores, there are 27.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in North Carolina.


In Southern Shores, there are 43.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in North Carolina.


In Southern Shores, 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 Shores with 6.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.1 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 48.5 inches in Southern Shores means that it is wetter than most places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Southern Shores with 11.1 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.5 rainy days. There are 110.9 rainy days annually in Southern Shores, 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 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 1.0 inches in Southern Shores means that it is less snowy than most places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Southern Shores with 0.4 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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