Zip 27909 (Elizabeth City, NC) 

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Climate in Zip 27909 (Elizabeth City, NC)

Elizabeth City (zip 27909), North Carolina gets 48 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Elizabeth City (zip 27909) averages 2 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 213 sunny days per year in Elizabeth City (zip 27909). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Elizabeth City (zip 27909) 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 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 29
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 27909 zip code 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 the 27909 zip code, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Elizabeth City, North CarolinaUnited States
  47.7 in.38.1 in.
  2.1 in.27.8 in.
  116.0 days106.2 days
  213 days205 days
  88.8°85.8°
  29.4°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 the 27909 zip code with an average high temperature of 88.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in North Carolina. In the 27909 zip code, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 27909 zip code are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 27909 zip code with an average of 29.4°. This is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


In the 27909 zip code, there are 33.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in North Carolina.


In the 27909 zip code, there are 69.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


In the 27909 zip code, 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 the 27909 zip code with 6.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is December with 3.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 34% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.7 inches in the 27909 zip code means that it is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in the 27909 zip code with 11.7 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 8.0 rainy days. There are 116.0 rainy days annually in the 27909 zip code, which is rainier than most places in North Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 2.1 inches in the 27909 zip code means that it is less snowy than most places in North Carolina. February is the snowiest month in the 27909 zip code with 0.7 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Do Not Move to Elizabeth City - 1/26/2021
    I lived in Elizabeth City for 17 years. It is a depressed area with very little to offer. The schools are very poor, and the crime rate is through the roof. My home was... Read More

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