Swannanoa, North Carolina 

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Weather in Swannanoa, North Carolina

The most pleasant months of the year for Swannanoa are September, June and May. In Swannanoa, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Swannanoa with an average high temperature of 83.8°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in North Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Swannanoa with 3.4 inches of snow, and 5 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 - Swannanoa, NC

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Scattered Showers And Thunderstorms

71°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonScattered Showers And Thunderstorms75° / 47°SW 7 mph
MondayPatchy Fog then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms76° / 53°NW 5 to 10 mph
TuesdayChance Rain Showers73° / 56°W 2 to 6 mph
WednesdaySlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms79° / 57°WNW 5 to 8 mph
ThursdayChance Showers And Thunderstorms72° / 43°WNW 2 to 9 mph
FridayChance Rain Showers61° / 40°NW 5 mph
SaturdayChance Rain Showers63° / 43°WNW 2 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 26
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 10 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Swannanoa 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
January48° 26°
February51° 29°
March59° 34°
April67° 42°
May75° 51°
June81° 59°
July84° 63°
August83° 62°
September77° 55°
October68° 44°
November59° 35°
December50° 29°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Swannanoa
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January022102
February018102
March014111
April04110
May00120
June10120
July30130
August20120
September0090
October0480
November01290
December020101

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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Swannanoa, NC - 8/18/2010
Swannanoa is a small rural community aoobut 15 miles from Asheville, NC in western North Carolina. The Asheville area provides an interesting mix of cultures, drawing... Read More

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YES OR NO - Vote Nov 3 - 9/28/2009
I am concerned over the debate about incorporation vs. non-incorporation. I hope that the vocal voices of each side, will not ultimately divide this pleasant place. ... Read More


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