Morganton, North Carolina 

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Weather in Morganton, North Carolina

The most pleasant months of the year for Morganton are May, September and June. In Morganton, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Morganton with an average high temperature of 87.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Morganton with 1.6 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year.


Today's Weather - Morganton, NC

11 AM PST

Mostly Sunny

69°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonMostly Sunny72° / 43°W 7 to 10 mph
WednesdaySunny65° / 38°WNW 7 mph
ThursdayPatchy Frost then Sunny66° / 45°ESE 0 to 3 mph
FridayChance Rain Showers63° / 49°W 1 mph
SaturdayChance Rain Showers63° / 48°NE 3 mph
SundayChance Rain Showers64° / 48°E 5 mph
MondayMostly Sunny71° / 52°W 3 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 27
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 4 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Morganton 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° 27°
February53° 30°
March61° 37°
April70° 45°
May78° 54°
June85° 63°
July88° 66°
August86° 66°
September80° 58°
October71° 46°
November61° 37°
December51° 29°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Morganton
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Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
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January02191
February01791
March010100
April0290
May10110
June60110
July110120
August70100
September2080
October0270
November01090
December02190

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 Morganton    3 Reviews
Life in Morganton - 5/19/2015
Will be transplanting from the suburbs of Philadelphia and have visited Morganton on our way to Asheville/Hendersonville. It is close to take in what Asheville has to... Read More

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Living in Morganton nc - 11/12/2014
It is the best place for schools. cost of living is great. Homes are cheap and affordable. Crime is very low. Recommend moving to Morganton NC... Read More

Morganton is small, safe yet close enough to large - 4/12/2011
Actually grew up in Morganton, NC and it is a small town in the foothills of western NC. Outdoor possibilities are quite endless with Lake James, Mtns, State Parks etc.... Read More


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