North Carolina climate guide

Temperature in North Carolina (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
10°C maximum daytime temperature in January in North Carolina (Raleigh)10
12°C maximum daytime temperature in February in North Carolina (Raleigh)12
17°C maximum daytime temperature in March in North Carolina (Raleigh)17
22°C maximum daytime temperature in April in North Carolina (Raleigh)22
26°C maximum daytime temperature in May in North Carolina (Raleigh)26
30°C maximum daytime temperature in June in North Carolina (Raleigh)30
32°C maximum daytime temperature in July in North Carolina (Raleigh)32
31°C maximum daytime temperature in August in North Carolina (Raleigh)31
28°C maximum daytime temperature in September in North Carolina (Raleigh)28
22°C maximum daytime temperature in October in North Carolina (Raleigh)22
17°C maximum daytime temperature in November in North Carolina (Raleigh)17
12°C maximum daytime temperature in December in North Carolina (Raleigh)12
Min temperature (night-time)
-2°C minimum night-time temperature in January in North Carolina (Raleigh)-2
-1°C minimum night-time temperature in February in North Carolina (Raleigh)-1
3°C minimum night-time temperature in March in North Carolina (Raleigh)3
7°C minimum night-time temperature in April in North Carolina (Raleigh)7
12°C minimum night-time temperature in May in North Carolina (Raleigh)12
17°C minimum night-time temperature in June in North Carolina (Raleigh)17
19°C minimum night-time temperature in July in North Carolina (Raleigh)19
19°C minimum night-time temperature in August in North Carolina (Raleigh)19
15°C minimum night-time temperature in September in North Carolina (Raleigh)15
8°C minimum night-time temperature in October in North Carolina (Raleigh)8
3°C minimum night-time temperature in November in North Carolina (Raleigh)3
-1°C minimum night-time temperature in December in North Carolina (Raleigh)-1

Sunshine & Daylight in North Carolina

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
5 hours of sunshine per day (54% of daylight hours) in January in North Carolina5
6 hours of sunshine per day (57% of daylight hours) in February in North Carolina6
7 hours of sunshine per day (62% of daylight hours) in March in North Carolina7
9 hours of sunshine per day (65% of daylight hours) in April in North Carolina9
9 hours of sunshine per day (60% of daylight hours) in May in North Carolina9
9 hours of sunshine per day (63% of daylight hours) in June in North Carolina9
9 hours of sunshine per day (60% of daylight hours) in July in North Carolina9
8 hours of sunshine per day (59% of daylight hours) in August in North Carolina8
7 hours of sunshine per day (59% of daylight hours) in September in North Carolina7
7 hours of sunshine per day (62% of daylight hours) in October in North Carolina7
6 hours of sunshine per day (57% of daylight hours) in November in North Carolina6
5 hours of sunshine per day (53% of daylight hours) in December in North Carolina5
Daily hours of daylight
10 hours of daylight per day in January in North Carolina (Raleigh)10
11 hours of daylight per day in February in North Carolina (Raleigh)11
12 hours of daylight per day in March in North Carolina (Raleigh)12
13 hours of daylight per day in April in North Carolina (Raleigh)13
14 hours of daylight per day in May in North Carolina (Raleigh)14
15 hours of daylight per day in June in North Carolina (Raleigh)15
14 hours of daylight per day in July in North Carolina (Raleigh)14
13 hours of daylight per day in August in North Carolina (Raleigh)13
12 hours of daylight per day in September in North Carolina (Raleigh)12
11 hours of daylight per day in October in North Carolina (Raleigh)11
10 hours of daylight per day in November in North Carolina (Raleigh)10
10 hours of daylight per day in December in North Carolina (Raleigh)10

Rainfall in North Carolina

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
10 days with some rainfall in January in North Carolina (Raleigh)10
9 days with some rainfall in February in North Carolina (Raleigh)9
10 days with some rainfall in March in North Carolina (Raleigh)10
9 days with some rainfall in April in North Carolina (Raleigh)9
10 days with some rainfall in May in North Carolina (Raleigh)10
9 days with some rainfall in June in North Carolina (Raleigh)9
11 days with some rainfall in July in North Carolina (Raleigh)11
10 days with some rainfall in August in North Carolina (Raleigh)10
7 days with some rainfall in September in North Carolina (Raleigh)7
7 days with some rainfall in October in North Carolina (Raleigh)7
8 days with some rainfall in November in North Carolina (Raleigh)8
9 days with some rainfall in December in North Carolina (Raleigh)9
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
93 mm monthly rainfall in January in North Carolina (Raleigh)93
98 mm monthly rainfall in February in North Carolina (Raleigh)98
104 mm monthly rainfall in March in North Carolina (Raleigh)104
79 mm monthly rainfall in April in North Carolina (Raleigh)79
108 mm monthly rainfall in May in North Carolina (Raleigh)108
100 mm monthly rainfall in June in North Carolina (Raleigh)100
124 mm monthly rainfall in July in North Carolina (Raleigh)124
114 mm monthly rainfall in August in North Carolina (Raleigh)114
93 mm monthly rainfall in September in North Carolina (Raleigh)93
80 mm monthly rainfall in October in North Carolina (Raleigh)80
81 mm monthly rainfall in November in North Carolina (Raleigh)81
83 mm monthly rainfall in December in North Carolina (Raleigh)83

More climate for North Carolina

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in January in North Carolina (Raleigh)3
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in February in North Carolina (Raleigh)4
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in March in North Carolina (Raleigh)6
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in April in North Carolina (Raleigh)7
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in May in North Carolina (Raleigh)9
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in June in North Carolina (Raleigh)10
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in July in North Carolina (Raleigh)10
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in August in North Carolina (Raleigh)9
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in September in North Carolina (Raleigh)8
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in October in North Carolina (Raleigh)5
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in November in North Carolina (Raleigh)3
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in December in North Carolina (Raleigh)2
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in North Carolina (Raleigh)0
No heat & humidity in February in North Carolina (Raleigh)0
No heat & humidity in March in North Carolina (Raleigh)0
No heat & humidity in April in North Carolina (Raleigh)0
Low heat & humidity in May in North Carolina (Raleigh)L
High heat & humidity in June in North Carolina (Raleigh)H
High heat & humidity in July in North Carolina (Raleigh)H
High heat & humidity in August in North Carolina (Raleigh)H
Moderate heat & humidity in September in North Carolina (Raleigh)M
No heat & humidity in October in North Carolina (Raleigh)0
No heat & humidity in November in North Carolina (Raleigh)0
No heat & humidity in December in North Carolina (Raleigh)0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for North Carolina, represented by Raleigh, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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