Wanchese, North Carolina 

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Climate in Wanchese, North Carolina

Wanchese, North Carolina gets 51 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Wanchese 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 Wanchese. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Wanchese 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.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 34
Rain: averages 51 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Wanchese 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 Wanchese, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Wanchese, North CarolinaUnited States
  51.0 in.38.1 in.
  0.9 in.27.8 in.
  107.8 days106.2 days
  212 days205 days
  87.4°85.8°
  33.7°21.7°
  7.57
  4.44.3
  7 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 Wanchese with an average high temperature of 87.4°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in North Carolina. In Wanchese, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Wanchese are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Wanchese with an average of 33.7°. This is warmer than most places in North Carolina.


In Wanchese, there are 21.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in North Carolina.


In Wanchese, there are 40.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in North Carolina.


In Wanchese, 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 Wanchese with 6.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 32% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 51.0 inches in Wanchese means that it is wetter than most places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Wanchese with 10.8 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.5 rainy days. There are 107.8 rainy days annually in Wanchese, 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 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.9 inches in Wanchese means that it is one of the least snowy places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Wanchese with 0.4 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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