Tar Heel, North Carolina 

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Climate in Tar Heel, North Carolina

Tar Heel, North Carolina gets 48 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Tar Heel averages 1 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 212 sunny days per year in Tar Heel. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Tar Heel gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 106 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 32
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.5 / 10
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Tar Heel, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Tar Heel, North CarolinaUnited States
  48.2 in.38.1 in.
  0.7 in.27.8 in.
  106.1 days106.2 days
  212 days205 days
  90.5°85.8°
  32.0°21.7°
  7.57
  4.84.3
  128 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 Tar Heel with an average high temperature of 90.5°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in North Carolina. In Tar Heel, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Tar Heel are October, May and April.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Tar Heel with an average of 32.0°. This is warmer than most places in North Carolina.


In Tar Heel, there are 48.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in North Carolina.


In Tar Heel, there are 55.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in North Carolina.


In Tar Heel, 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 Tar Heel with 5.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is November with 3.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 34% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 48.2 inches in Tar Heel means that it is wetter than most places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Tar Heel with 10.7 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.9 rainy days. There are 106.1 rainy days annually in Tar Heel, which is less rainy than most places in North Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.7 inches in Tar Heel means that it is one of the least snowy places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Tar Heel with 0.3 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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