Zip 28682 (Lake Norman of Catawba, NC) 

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Climate in Zip 28682 (Lake Norman of Catawba, NC)

Lake Norman of Catawba (zip 28682), North Carolina gets 44 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Lake Norman of Catawba (zip 28682) averages 4 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 Lake Norman of Catawba (zip 28682). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Lake Norman of Catawba (zip 28682) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 105 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 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 26
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 4 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 28682 zip code 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 28682 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Lake Norman of Catawba, North CarolinaUnited States
  44.1 in.38.1 in.
  3.8 in.27.8 in.
  104.9 days106.2 days
  214 days205 days
  87.9°85.8°
  25.9°21.7°
  7.67
  4.64.3
  793 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 28682 zip code with an average high temperature of 87.9°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in North Carolina. In the 28682 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 28682 zip code are May, September and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 28682 zip code with an average of 25.9°. This is colder than most places in North Carolina.


In the 28682 zip code, there are 27.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in North Carolina.


In the 28682 zip code, there are 94.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in North Carolina.


In the 28682 zip code, there are 0.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in North Carolina.


June is the wettest month in the 28682 zip code with 4.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is November with 3.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 28% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 44.1 inches in the 28682 zip code means that it is one of the driest places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in the 28682 zip code with 10.1 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.6 rainy days. There are 104.9 rainy days annually in the 28682 zip code, 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 3.8 inches in the 28682 zip code means that it is snowier than most places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in the 28682 zip code with 2.1 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Lake Norman of Catawba    1 Reviews
    Spectacular way of life - 1/27/2010
    I've lived in this zip, 28682, for a year. I came from the western US so NC is new to me. I love NC but more so, I can't even comprehend how anything can be better... Read More

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