Oriental, North Carolina 

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Weather in Oriental, North Carolina

The most pleasant months of the year for Oriental are May, October and April. In Oriental, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Oriental with an average high temperature of 89.1°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in North Carolina. December is the snowiest month in Oriental with 0.8 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June.


Today's Weather - Oriental, NC

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Chance Showers And Thunderstorms

86°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightChance Showers And Thunderstorms76° / 81°SW 8 to 14 mph
Saturday NightShowers And Thunderstorms Likely72° / 80°NE 5 to 8 mph
Sunday NightChance Rain Showers72° / 83°NE 13 to 16 mph
Monday NightChance Rain Showers72° / 84°N 8 to 12 mph
Tuesday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Cloudy73° / 86°NE 0 to 8 mph
Wednesday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms75° / 85°S 5 mph
Thursday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms74° / 85°E 6 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 35
Rain: averages 55 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Oriental area is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in North Carolina.

7.4 / 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
January55° 35°
February58° 37°
March65° 42°
April73° 50°
May80° 59°
June86° 68°
July89° 72°
August88° 71°
September83° 65°
October75° 54°
November67° 45°
December58° 37°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Oriental
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January012100
February0990
March04100
April0180
May20100
June80110
July130130
August100120
September3090
October0080
November0380
December01090

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 Oriental    3 Reviews
ORIENTAL, A RELAXED LIFESTYLE AND FRIENDLY PLACE T - 1/20/2010
February 20, 2007 Tom Dana 6 Parkside Drive Vix Hills, NY 11746 Oriental is situated on a peninsula near the mouth of the Neuse River, the widest... Read More

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not much beyond sailing - 8/5/2008
Oriental is a sleepy little sailing town. The water is shallow and protected and the mild winters mean sailing is possible almost year round. It is a friendly community... Read More

Sailing Capital - 9/25/2006
Delightful place for people who love the... Read More


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