Tarboro, North Carolina 

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Climate in Tarboro, North Carolina

Tarboro, North Carolina gets 45 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Tarboro averages 3 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 214 sunny days per year in Tarboro. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Tarboro gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 105 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 45 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 3 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.5 / 10
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Tarboro, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Tarboro, North CarolinaUnited States
  45.3 in.38.1 in.
  3.3 in.27.8 in.
  104.9 days106.2 days
  214 days205 days
  89.7°85.8°
  29.9°21.7°
  7.57
  4.74.3
  43 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 Tarboro with an average high temperature of 89.7°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in North Carolina. In Tarboro, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Tarboro are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Tarboro with an average of 29.9°. This is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


In Tarboro, there are 41.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in North Carolina.


In Tarboro, there are 67.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


In Tarboro, 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.


September is the wettest month in Tarboro with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is November with 2.8 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 31% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 45.3 inches in Tarboro means that it is drier than most places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Tarboro with 10.4 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.7 rainy days. There are 104.9 rainy days annually in Tarboro, which is less rainy than most 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 3.3 inches in Tarboro means that it is snowier than most places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Tarboro with 1.5 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Tarboro    3 Reviews
    Quaint Small Town - 7/26/2009
    Tarboro is a small town, but big on hospitality. The people are very friendly and helpful. I moved here almost 4 yrs ago and neighbors welcomed me to the neighborhood... Read More

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    Tarboro, please don't waste your time!!! - 7/8/2009
    There is nothing here. Nothing for kids to do, nothing for adults to do. The schools are terrible. Your kids will not have a chance in life if they go to Tarboro city... Read More

    Small town - 6/19/2009
    Tarboro is a small town and honestly there is nothing to do here. I have lived here for 4 yrs (my family have lived here much longer, and you have to drive 16-20 miles... Read More


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