Best time to visit North Carolina

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When is the best time to visit North Carolina?

The best time to visit North Carolina (Raleigh) is April and May based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 10°C maximum daytime temperature in January in North Carolina (Raleigh)10
    Jan
  • 12°C maximum daytime temperature in February in North Carolina (Raleigh)12
    Feb
  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in March in North Carolina (Raleigh)17
    Mar
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in April in North Carolina (Raleigh)22
    Apr
  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in May in North Carolina (Raleigh)26
    May
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in June in North Carolina (Raleigh)30
    Jun
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in July in North Carolina (Raleigh)32
    Jul
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in August in North Carolina (Raleigh)31
    Aug
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in September in North Carolina (Raleigh)28
    Sep
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in October in North Carolina (Raleigh)22
    Oct
  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in November in North Carolina (Raleigh)17
    Nov
  • 12°C maximum daytime temperature in December in North Carolina (Raleigh)12
    Dec

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The weather guide for North Carolina (Raleigh) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in North Carolina?

The hottest time of year in Raleigh, North Carolina is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 32°C with high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in North Carolina?

In terms of rainfall, July is usually the wettest month in Raleigh, North Carolina with 124mm on average. There are normally 11 days in July with some rain.

When is it sunniest in North Carolina?

The sunniest time of year in Raleigh, North Carolina is normally April with bright sunshine on average for 65% of daylight hours; that's 9 hours of sunshine per day.

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