Climate and monthly weather forecast
Highlands, NC

Springtime in the rocky and mountainous region in the Appalachian Mountain scene in Highlands, North Carolina
Springtime in the rocky and mountainous region in the Appalachian Mountain scene in Highlands, North Carolina

Weather in January

January, like December, is another chilly winter month in Highlands, North Carolina, with an average temperature ranging between min 28°F (-2.2°C) and max 43.7°F (6.5°C). With an average high-temperature of 43.7°F (6.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 28°F (-2.2°C), January is the coldest month. Weather in January »

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter in Highlands, is another chilly month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 31.8°F (-0.1°C) and 47.8°F (8.8°C). In Highlands, North Carolina, the average high-temperature in February is relatively the same as in January - a still frosty 47.8°F (8.8°C). Weather in February »

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a fresh month in Highlands, North Carolina, with an average temperature fluctuating between 54.9°F (12.7°C) and 37.9°F (3.3°C). In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a frosty 47.8°F (8.8°C) in February to a cool 54.9°F (12.7°C). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April in Highlands, North Carolina, is a comfortable spring month, with an average temperature varying between 64°F (17.8°C) and 45°F (7.2°C). In April, the average high-temperature rises from a fresh 54.9°F (12.7°C) in March to a comfortable 64°F (17.8°C). Weather in April »

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a pleasant month in Highlands, North Carolina, with an average temperature ranging between max 72°F (22.2°C) and min 52°F (11.1°C). In Highlands, North Carolina, the average high-temperature in May marginally rises from a comfortable 64°F (17.8°C) in April to an agreeable 72°F (22.2°C). Weather in May »

Weather in June

June, the first month of the summer in Highlands, is a warm month, with an average temperature ranging between min 58.1°F (14.5°C) and max 79.3°F (26.3°C). In June, the average high-temperature slightly increases from an agreeable 72°F (22.2°C) in May to a moderately hot 79.3°F (26.3°C). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July, like June, in Highlands, North Carolina, is another warm summer month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 61.3°F (16.3°C) and 81.5°F (27.5°C). July is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 81.5°F (27.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 61.3°F (16.3°C). In July, the average heat index is calculated to be a tropical 87.1°F (30.6°C). Weather in July »

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Highlands, North Carolina, with temperature in the range of an average low of 60.1°F (15.6°C) and an average high of 81°F (27.2°C). In Highlands, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still warm 81°F (27.2°C). Weather in August »

Weather in September

The first month of the autumn, September, is also a moderately hot month in Highlands, North Carolina, with an average temperature fluctuating between 56.3°F (13.5°C) and 76.5°F (24.7°C). In Highlands, the average high-temperature in September is relatively the same as in August - a still moderately hot 76.5°F (24.7°C). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, like September, in Highlands, North Carolina, is another enjoyable autumn month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 46°F (7.8°C) and 65.8°F (18.8°C). In October, the average high-temperature drops from a warm 76.5°F (24.7°C) in September to a comfortable 65.8°F (18.8°C). Weather in October »

Weather in November

The last month of the autumn, November, is also a fresh month in Highlands, North Carolina, with an average temperature ranging between max 54.7°F (12.6°C) and min 37°F (2.8°C). In November, the average high-temperature decreases from an enjoyable 65.8°F (18.8°C) in October to a cool 54.7°F (12.6°C). Weather in November »

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a frosty month in Highlands, North Carolina, with temperature in the range of an average low of 33.4°F (0.8°C) and an average high of 48.2°F (9°C). In December, the average high-temperature slightly decreases from a fresh 54.7°F (12.6°C) in November to a chilly 48.2°F (9°C). Weather in December »
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Highlands?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 43.7°F (6.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 28°F (-2.2°C).

What is the least humid month in Highlands?

The months with the lowest humidity in Highlands are January and November, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

How much does it rain in Highlands?

In Highlands, North Carolina, during the entire year, the rain falls for 177.1 days and collects up to 41.42" (1052mm) of precipitation.

When does it snow in Highlands?

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall.

How much does it snow in Highlands?

Throughout the year, there are 21.8 snowfall days, and 26.38" (670mm) of snow is accumulated.

When is the lowest UV index in Highlands?

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the most humid month in Highlands?

February, March, May, September and December, with an average relative humidity of 79%, are most humid months.

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Highlands?

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Highlands, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am, and the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

What is the rainiest month in Highlands?

April is the month with the most rainfall in Highlands, North Carolina. Rain falls for 15.3 days and accumulates 4.37" (111mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Highlands?

In Highlands, snow does not fall in May through October.

When are the longest days in Highlands?

With an average of 14h and 29min of daylight, June has the longest days of the year in Highlands.

What month has the most sunshine in Highlands?

With an average of 10.5h of sunshine, June has the most sunshine of the year in Highlands.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Highlands?

With an average maximum UV index of 6, June is the month with the highest UV index in Highlands, North Carolina.

What is the warmest month in Highlands?

July is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 81.5°F (27.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 61.3°F (16.3°C).

What is the driest month in Highlands?

September is the month with the least rainfall in Highlands. Rain falls for 13.9 days and accumulates 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation.

What is the snowiest month in Highlands?

December is the month with the most snowfall in Highlands. Snow falls for 4.5 days and accumulates 7.44" (189mm) of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Highlands?

With an average of 9h and 51min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Highlands, North Carolina.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Highlands?

With an average of 5.2h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Highlands.

Average pressure
Highlands, NC

Average pressure - Highlands, NC

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99"Hg).

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Average wind speed
Highlands, NC

Average wind speed - Highlands, NC

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (5.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.5mph).

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Average humidity
Highlands, NC

Average humidity - Highlands, NC

The months with the highest relative humidity are February, March, May, September and December (79%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and November (76%).

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Average rainfall
Highlands, NC

Average rainfall - Highlands, NC

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (4.37").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.24").

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Average rainfall days
Highlands, NC

Average rainfall days - Highlands, NC

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (10.4 days).

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Average snowfall
Highlands, NC

Average snowfall - Highlands, NC

The month with the highest snowfall is December (7.44").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days
Highlands, NC

Average snowfall days - Highlands, NC

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Highlands, NC

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Highlands, NC

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 51min).

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days
Highlands, NC

Average sunshine days - Highlands, NC

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (8.7 days).

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Average visibility
Highlands, NC

Average visibility - Highlands, NC

The month with the highest visibility is June (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September, October, November and December (5mi).

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