Zip 28806 (Asheville, NC) 

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Climate in Zip 28806 (Asheville, NC)

Asheville (zip 28806), North Carolina gets 44 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Asheville (zip 28806) averages 10 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 Asheville (zip 28806). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Asheville (zip 28806) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 114 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 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 25
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 10 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 28806 zip code is 7.6 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in North Carolina.

7.6 / 10
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the 28806 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Asheville, North CarolinaUnited States
  44.4 in.38.1 in.
  10.4 in.27.8 in.
  114.3 days106.2 days
  212 days205 days
  83.8°85.8°
  24.9°21.7°
  7.67
  4.84.3
  2149 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 the 28806 zip code with an average high temperature of 83.8°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in North Carolina. In the 28806 zip code, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 28806 zip code are September, June and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 28806 zip code with an average of 24.9°. This is one of the coldest places in North Carolina.


In the 28806 zip code, there are 7.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in North Carolina.


In the 28806 zip code, there are 103.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in North Carolina.


In the 28806 zip code, there are 0.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in North Carolina.


July is the wettest month in the 28806 zip code with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 2.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 29% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 44.4 inches in the 28806 zip code means that it is one of the driest places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in the 28806 zip code with 11.7 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.9 rainy days. There are 114.3 rainy days annually in the 28806 zip code, which is rainier than most places in North Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 10.4 inches in the 28806 zip code means that it is one of the snowiest places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in the 28806 zip code with 4.0 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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