Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton Metro Area, North Carolina gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton Metro Area averages 5 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 217 sunny days per year in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton Metro Area gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 112 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 27
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 5 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton metro area is 7.6 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in North Carolina.
7.6 / 10
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.