Craven County, North Carolina 

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Climate in Craven County, North Carolina

Craven County, North Carolina gets 53 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Craven County 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 Craven County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Craven County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 116 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 34
Rain: averages 53 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

Climate Averages
  Craven, North CarolinaUnited States
  52.9 in.38.1 in.
  1.5 in.27.8 in.
  115.5 days106.2 days
  214 days205 days
  89.5°85.8°
  33.7°21.7°
  7.57
  4.74.3
  27 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 Craven County with an average high temperature of 89.5°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in North Carolina. In Craven County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Craven County are May, October and April.


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


In Craven County, there are 37.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


In Craven County, there are 42.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in North Carolina.


In Craven County, 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 Craven County with 6.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 33% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 52.9 inches in Craven County means that it is wetter than most places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Craven County with 12.7 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.4 rainy days. There are 115.5 rainy days annually in Craven County, which is rainier than most places in North Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 1.5 inches in Craven County means that it is less snowy than most places in North Carolina. December is the snowiest month in Craven County with 0.7 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall.





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