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The most pleasant months of the year for Charlotte are May, September and April. In Charlotte, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Charlotte with an average high temperature of 89.7°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Charlotte with 1.1 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June.

Today's Weather - Charlotte, NC

9 PM PST

Partly Cloudy

42°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightPartly Cloudy38° / 64°S 5 mph
Thursday NightRain Showers Likely52° / 66°SSW 13 to 22 mph
Friday NightMostly Clear40° / 57°NW 7 to 12 mph
Saturday NightMostly Clear30° / 57°N 6 to 14 mph
Sunday NightPartly Cloudy43° / 68°SSW 14 mph
Monday NightMostly Cloudy51° / 70°SSW 13 mph
Tuesday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers59° / 72°SSW 18 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 30
Rain: averages 43 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Charlotte area is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in North Carolina.

6.7 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January51° 30°
February55° 33°
March63° 40°
April72° 47°
May79° 56°
June87° 65°
July90° 69°
August88° 68°
September82° 61°
October72° 49°
November63° 40°
December53° 32°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Charlotte
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January01891
February01490
March0790
April0190
May2090
June90100
July160100
August11090
September4070
October0170
November0780
December01790

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.

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My favorite city to live year round with 4 seasons. We love Charlotte  More

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Over 2 years ago

This city has a lot of potential, but it could use some work. For example, it seems to lack things that other cities have. And there is a lack of atmosphere and charm.  More

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Over 3 years ago

Very new transplant (~6 weeks) so first impressions and reasons why I moved here: -great year-round weather, if you don't mind humidity-- less hot in summer than TX/AZ  More

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