Zip 27292 (Lexington, NC) 

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Climate in Zip 27292 (Lexington, NC)

Lexington (zip 27292), North Carolina gets 44 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Lexington (zip 27292) averages 4 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 216 sunny days per year in Lexington (zip 27292). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Lexington (zip 27292) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 103 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 27
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 27292 zip code is 7.6 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in North Carolina.

7.3 / 6.6

Summer   /   Winter
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the 27292 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Lexington, North CarolinaUnited States
  43.7 in.38.1 in.
  3.9 in.27.8 in.
  102.5 days106.2 days
  216 days205 days
  89.1°85.8°
  26.5°21.7°
  7.67
  4.64.3
  697 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 27292 zip code with an average high temperature of 89.1°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in North Carolina. In the 27292 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 27292 zip code are May, September and October.


In the 27292 zip code, there are 35.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 27292 zip code with an average of 26.5°. This is colder than most places in North Carolina.


In the 27292 zip code, there are 89.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in North Carolina.


In the 27292 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.


The humidity can be uncomfortably heavy or close in the 27292 zip code during the summer months. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. July, August and June are the three most humid months in the 27292 zip code.


June is the wettest month in the 27292 zip code with 4.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is May with 3.3 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 27% of yearly precipitation and 24% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 43.7 inches in the 27292 zip code means that it is one of the driest places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in the 27292 zip code with 9.7 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.8 rainy days. There are 102.5 rainy days annually in the 27292 zip code, which is one of the least rainy places in North Carolina. The rainiest season is Summer 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 3.9 inches in the 27292 zip code means that it is snowier than most places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in the 27292 zip code with 1.9 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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