The most pleasant months of the year for Rocky Mount are May, September and October. In Rocky Mount, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Rocky Mount with an average high temperature of 89.9°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Rocky Mount with 1.2 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 - Rocky Mount, NC
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Scattered Showers And Thunderstorms
|7 DAY FORECAST||DESCRIPTION||HIGH/LOW||WIND|
|Tonight||Scattered Showers And Thunderstorms||77° / 96°||S 6 to 15 mph|
|Thursday Night||Chance Showers And Thunderstorms||75° / 97°||SW 3 to 8 mph|
|Friday Night||Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Cloudy||76° / 98°||SW 6 mph|
|Saturday Night||Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Cloudy||77° / 98°||SW 6 mph|
|Sunday Night||Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms||77° / 95°||SW 7 mph|
|Monday Night||Chance Showers And Thunderstorms||75° / 89°||SW 5 to 8 mph|
|Tuesday Night||Showers And Thunderstorms Likely||71° / 85°||S 3 mph|
Summer High: the July high is around 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 30
Rain: averages 45 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Rocky Mount area is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in North Carolina.
7.5 / 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)
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Rocky Mount
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.