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Climate in Washington, North Carolina

Washington, North Carolina gets 50 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 209 sunny days per year in Washington. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Washington 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 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 33
Rain: averages 50 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Washington is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in North Carolina.

7.4 / 10
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Washington, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Washington, North CarolinaUnited States
  49.6 in.38.1 in.
  1.1 in.27.8 in.
  110.9 days106.2 days
  209 days205 days
  89.2°85.8°
  33.1°21.7°
  7.47
  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 Washington with an average high temperature of 89.2°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in North Carolina. In Washington, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Washington are May, October and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Washington with an average of 33.1°. This is warmer than most places in North Carolina.


In Washington, there are 36.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


In Washington, there are 42.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in North Carolina.


In Washington, 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 Washington with 5.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is November with 3.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 32% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 49.6 inches in Washington means that it is wetter than most places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Washington with 11.1 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.2 rainy days. There are 110.9 rainy days annually in Washington, 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 1.1 inches in Washington means that it is less snowy than most places in North Carolina. December is the snowiest month in Washington with 0.5 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall.





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