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North Carolina Weather Records

Weather averages and records for the U.S. state of North Carolina based on data made available by the NOAA.
North Carolina Statewide Averages
Average temperatures and precipitation over the entire territory of the state, from 1991–2020.
Month High (°F) Low (°F) Precipitation (in)
January 51.3 30.3 3.9
February 54.8 32.7 3.4
March 62.1 38.5 4.1
April 71.4 46.7 3.9
May 78.3 55.4 4.0
June 84.9 63.8 4.7
July 88.1 67.8 5.1
August 86.3 66.6 5.2
September 81.0 60.6 5.3
October 71.9 48.8 3.7
November 62.0 38.6 3.6
December 54.1 33.1 3.9
Entire Year 70.5 48.6 50.8
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North Carolina Average Temperature by Year
North Carolina Cities
Yearly weather averages for various places in North Carolina, from 1991–2020.
City Average (°F) Record (°F) Yearly (inches)
High Low High Low Precipitation Snow
Albemarle 71.1 49.2 109 -7 45.8 n/a
Asheboro 70.3 49.8 105 -8 46.4 2.9
Asheville 67.3 45.9 101 -16 49.6 10.3
Banner Elk 60.7 39.9 98 -31 54.7 n/a
Boone 61.1 40.2 96 -24 58.6 26.7
Brevard 67.2 43.5 99 -20 75.8 n/a
Burlington 71.5 48.3 106 -6 42.7 n/a
Cape Hatteras 70.4 57.4 97 6 60.9 n/a
Chapel Hill 70.9 48.8 107 -8 47.3 2.9
Charlotte 72.1 50.7 104 -5 43.6 3.5
Clayton 71.8 48.8 107 -10 50.9 n/a
Concord 72.4 49.0 107 -5 47.8 3.5
Cullowhee 68.8 44.3 99 -19 53.7 5.1
Dunn 72.4 50.2 108 -4 49.6 1.9
Durham 71.8 50.2 105 -9 46.1 5.1
Edenton 71.7 52.2 105 -4 49.9 2.4
Elizabeth City 71.2 52.2 107 -3 46.8 n/a
Fayetteville 73.0 50.6 107 -5 46.4 1.0
Franklin 68.1 43.9 101 -15 54.5 2.5
Gastonia 72.3 50.9 107 -5 42.5 1.4
Greensboro 69.6 49.4 104 -8 43.9 7.2
Greenville 72.8 51.6 104 -4 53.3 3.3
Henderson 70.5 45.4 106 -8 47.4 1.8
Hendersonville 67.7 46.2 101 -14 58.5 6.8
Hickory 69.8 49.1 108 -8 47.0 n/a
High Point 71.6 49.0 106 -7 46.3 1.9
Highlands 61.6 41.2 98 -19 87.2 10.1
Laurinburg 74.0 51.3 107 -3 46.5 1.0
Lenoir 70.3 46.6 106 -18 49.7 4.9
Lexington 71.4 47.7 107 -6 45.1 3.3
Lincolnton 71.2 48.1 105 -6 49.4 5.5
Lumberton 73.5 51.5 108 -2 50.6 0.3
Marion 70.6 45.8 106 -11 53.8 7.1
Monroe 72.6 49.7 107 -10 44.4 2.5
Morehead City 72.5 54.8 103 1 58.4 0.5
Morganton 70.5 46.2 106 -10 51.5 4.1
Mount Airy 68.4 43.4 105 -10 50.3 8.6
Mt. Mitchell 52.1 36.3 81 -34 81.8 88.7
New Bern 73.5 52.8 106 -4 53.6 n/a
Raleigh 71.8 50.2 105 -9 46.1 5.1
Roxboro 70.1 45.4 104 -9 46.2 n/a
Salisbury 71.3 49.3 105 -11 38.3 2.6
Shelby 71.3 47.3 107 -11 49.8 4.2
Siler City 70.3 48.6 107 -11 44.3 1.1
Smithfield 72.1 48.5 106 -5 48.5 0.8
Statesville 70.1 45.9 106 -8 46.4 4.9
Tarboro 71.6 49.7 107 -5 45.8 5.1
Wadesboro 72.5 50.8 107 -4 45.9 2.7
Washington 71.7 52.7 107 -1 55.6 n/a
Waynesville 67.0 41.4 97 -22 50.1 12.0
Williamston 71.5 51.2 101 -3 52.9 0.6
Wilmington 74.4 54.3 104 0 60.2 1.0
Wilson 72.3 50.8 107 -5 50.1 2.2
Winston-Salem 69.9 50.1 104 -10 43.4 n/a