Wilson, North Carolina 

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Climate in Wilson, North Carolina

Wilson, North Carolina gets 46 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Wilson averages 2 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 Wilson. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Wilson gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 107 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 31
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

Climate Averages
  Wilson, North CarolinaUnited States
  45.5 in.38.1 in.
  2.0 in.27.8 in.
  107.0 days106.2 days
  214 days205 days
  90.2°85.8°
  30.6°21.7°
  7.57
  4.84.3
  112 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 Wilson with an average high temperature of 90.2°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in North Carolina. In Wilson, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Wilson are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Wilson with an average of 30.6°. This is warmer than most places in North Carolina.


In Wilson, there are 45.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in North Carolina.


In Wilson, there are 60.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in North Carolina.


In Wilson, 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.


July is the wettest month in Wilson with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is November with 2.9 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 45.5 inches in Wilson means that it is drier than most places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Wilson with 10.4 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.2 rainy days. There are 107.0 rainy days annually in Wilson, which is less rainy than most places in North Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 2.0 inches in Wilson means that it is less snowy than most places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Wilson with 1.1 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Wilson    6 Reviews
    Wilson (Wilson County)- change is not positive - 2/18/2010
    Wilson (Wilson County) is a fine place to live especially if you are from Wilson. Outsiders are not exactly welcome. Also the town is from 'old money' so the city... Read More

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    A general overview from a lifetime resident - 10/4/2008
    Food: There are very few nice places to eat, but everything is so cheap that you can get a good dinner at a clean, well decorated, sit-down establishment for $10. A few... Read More

    Living in Wilson - 3/11/2008
    Wilson is a nice city with about 50,000 people. It is growing rapidly and has great potential. The only thing that Wilson needs the most attention on is the night life,... Read More


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