Climate and monthly weather forecast
Raleigh, NC

The George Washington statue overlooking the city buildings of Raleigh, North Carolina
The George Washington statue overlooking the city buildings of Raleigh, North Carolina

Weather in January

January, like December, is another chilly winter month in Raleigh, North Carolina, with temperature in the range of an average high of 48°F (8.9°C) and an average low of 32.9°F (0.5°C). With an average high-temperature of 48°F (8.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 32.9°F (0.5°C), January is the coldest month. Weather in January »

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is a cool month in Raleigh, North Carolina, with an average temperature ranging between max 53.1°F (11.7°C) and min 36.1°F (2.3°C). In February, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in January - a cool 53.1°F (11.7°C). Weather in February »

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Raleigh, is a mild month, with an average temperature varying between 59.5°F (15.3°C) and 42.6°F (5.9°C). In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a fresh 53.1°F (11.7°C) in February to a moderate 59.5°F (15.3°C). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April in Raleigh, North Carolina, is an agreeable spring month, with an average temperature varying between 52.2°F (11.2°C) and 70.5°F (21.4°C). In April, the average high-temperature increases from a moderate 59.5°F (15.3°C) in March to an agreeable 70.5°F (21.4°C). Weather in April »

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Raleigh, is a warm month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 60.8°F (16°C) and 78.4°F (25.8°C). In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a pleasant 70.5°F (21.4°C) in April to a warm 78.4°F (25.8°C). Weather in May »

Weather in June

The first month of the summer, June, is still a warm month in Raleigh, North Carolina, with an average temperature ranging between min 67.6°F (19.8°C) and max 85.6°F (29.8°C). In June, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a warm 78.4°F (25.8°C) in May to a still moderately hot 85.6°F (29.8°C). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July is a hot summer month in Raleigh, North Carolina, with an average temperature ranging between max 89.4°F (31.9°C) and min 71.1°F (21.7°C). July is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 89.4°F (31.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 71.1°F (21.7°C). The average heat index in July is computed to be a blistering 106.2°F (41.2°C). Weather in July »

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Raleigh, is also a hot month, with an average temperature varying between 87.3°F (30.7°C) and 69.4°F (20.8°C). In Raleigh, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - a still tropical 87.3°F (30.7°C). Weather in August »

Weather in September

September, the first month of the autumn in Raleigh, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 64.4°F (18°C) and 81.7°F (27.6°C). In September, the average high-temperature marginally drops from a hot 87.3°F (30.7°C) in August to a moderately hot 81.7°F (27.6°C). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, like September, is an agreeable autumn month in Raleigh, North Carolina, with an average temperature ranging between min 53.6°F (12°C) and max 70.9°F (21.6°C). In October, the average high-temperature drops from a warm 81.7°F (27.6°C) in September to a pleasant 70.9°F (21.6°C). Weather in October »

Weather in November

The last month of the autumn, November, is also a moderate month in Raleigh, North Carolina, with an average temperature fluctuating between 59.7°F (15.4°C) and 42.8°F (6°C). In November, the average high-temperature decreases from an agreeable 70.9°F (21.6°C) in October to a moderate 59.7°F (15.4°C). Weather in November »

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Raleigh, is still a cool month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 52.7°F (11.5°C) and 38.3°F (3.5°C). In December, the average high-temperature marginally drops from a mild 59.7°F (15.4°C) in November to a fresh 52.7°F (11.5°C). Weather in December »
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Raleigh?

The coldest month in Raleigh is January, with an average high-temperature of 48°F (8.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 32.9°F (0.5°C).

What is the least humid month in Raleigh?

The months with the lowest humidity in Raleigh are January, March, April, June, July and November, with an average relative humidity of 73%.

How many days does it rain in Raleigh?

Throughout the year, in Raleigh, there are 163.2 rainfall days, and 32.2" (818mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it snow in Raleigh?

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

What is the snowiest month in Raleigh?

January is the month with the most snowfall in Raleigh, North Carolina. Snow falls for 1.9 days and accumulates 1.46" (37mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in Raleigh?

Throughout the year, in Raleigh, North Carolina, there are 5.7 snowfall days, and 3.82" (97mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Raleigh?

With an average maximum UV index of 2, January is the month with the lowest UV index in Raleigh, North Carolina.

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Raleigh?

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Raleigh, 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.

When it does not snow in Raleigh?

In Raleigh, snow does not fall in April through October.

What are the most humid months in Raleigh?

May, September and December, with an average relative humidity of 76%, are most humid months.

When are the longest days in Raleigh?

The month with the longest days in Raleigh is June, with an average of 14h and 33min of daylight.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Raleigh?

June and July, with an average of 10.8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Raleigh, North Carolina.

When is the highest UV index in Raleigh?

The months with the highest UV index are June and July, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the warmest month in Raleigh?

The warmest month in Raleigh is July, with an average high-temperature of 89.4°F (31.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 71.1°F (21.7°C).

What is the rainiest month in Raleigh?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Raleigh. Rain falls for 18 days and accumulates 3.43" (87mm) of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Raleigh?

The month with the least rainfall in Raleigh is October, when the rain falls for 10.1 days and typically collects 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Raleigh?

The month with the shortest days in Raleigh is December, with an average of 9h and 47min of daylight.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Raleigh?

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 5.5h of sunshine.

Average temperature
Raleigh, NC

Average temperature - Raleigh, NC

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48°F).

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (32.9°F).

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Average pressure
Raleigh, NC

Average pressure - Raleigh, NC

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96"Hg).

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Average wind speed
Raleigh, NC

Average wind speed - Raleigh, NC

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity
Raleigh, NC

Average humidity - Raleigh, NC

The months with the highest relative humidity are May, September and December (76%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January, March, April, June, July and November (73%).

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Average rainfall
Raleigh, NC

Average rainfall - Raleigh, NC

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.43").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.13").

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Average rainfall days
Raleigh, NC

Average rainfall days - Raleigh, NC

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall
Raleigh, NC

Average snowfall - Raleigh, NC

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.46").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days
Raleigh, NC

Average snowfall days - Raleigh, NC

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Raleigh, NC

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Raleigh, NC

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 33min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 47min).

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days
Raleigh, NC

Average sunshine days - Raleigh, NC

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.5 days).

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Average visibility
Raleigh, NC

Average visibility - Raleigh, NC

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

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