Zip 28152 (Shelby, NC) 

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Climate in Zip 28152 (Shelby, NC)

Shelby (zip 28152), North Carolina gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Shelby (zip 28152) averages 3 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 Shelby (zip 28152). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Shelby (zip 28152) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 107 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 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 3 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 28152 zip code is 7.6 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in North Carolina.

7.6 / 10
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in the 28152 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Shelby, North CarolinaUnited States
  47.3 in.38.1 in.
  2.7 in.27.8 in.
  107.2 days106.2 days
  216 days205 days
  89.4°85.8°
  27.4°21.7°
  7.67
  4.64.3
  699 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 28152 zip code with an average high temperature of 89.4°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in North Carolina. In the 28152 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 28152 zip code are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 28152 zip code with an average of 27.4°. This is colder than most places in North Carolina.


In the 28152 zip code, there are 38.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


In the 28152 zip code, there are 83.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in North Carolina.


In the 28152 zip code, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in North Carolina.


March is the wettest month in the 28152 zip code with 4.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 26% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.3 inches in the 28152 zip code means that it is about average compared to other places in North Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in the 28152 zip code with 10.1 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.0 rainy days. There are 107.2 rainy days annually in the 28152 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 2.7 inches in the 28152 zip code means that it is about average compared to other places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in the 28152 zip code with 1.2 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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