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Weather in Columbus, North Carolina

The most pleasant months of the year for Columbus are May, September and June. In Columbus, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Columbus with an average high temperature of 87.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Columbus with 1.8 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June.


Today's Weather - Columbus, NC

11 AM PST

Sunny

66°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonSunny67° / 40°NNW 7 mph
ThursdayPatchy Frost then Sunny66° / 45°NE 5 mph
FridayChance Rain Showers64° / 50°NNE 3 mph
SaturdayChance Rain Showers66° / 52°NE 5 mph
SundayChance Rain Showers65° / 56°S 5 mph
MondayChance Rain Showers69° / 56°WNW 3 mph
TuesdayChance Rain Showers68° / 56°NW 3 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 29
Rain: averages 56 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 4 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Columbus area is 7.6 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in North Carolina.

7.6 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. 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
January49° 29°
February54° 31°
March62° 38°
April70° 46°
May78° 55°
June85° 64°
July88° 67°
August86° 67°
September80° 59°
October71° 47°
November62° 38°
December51° 31°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Columbus
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January01991
February01690
March09100
April0290
May00110
June50110
July110120
August70110
September2090
October0280
November0890
December01890

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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Reviews for Columbus    1 Reviews
Wonderful Weather - 7/20/2008
Columbus has a perfect climate with distinct seasons. It's much cooler in summer than Charleston SC and warmer in winter than Richond VA, Of all the places we've lived,... Read More

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