Monthly weather forecast and climate
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 a frosty winter month in Raleigh, North Carolina, with average temperature fluctuating between 32.9°F (0.5°C) and 48°F (8.9°C). January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 48°F (8.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 32.9°F (0.5°C). Weather in January »

Weather in February

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

Weather in April

April is a pleasant spring month in Raleigh, North Carolina, with temperature in the range of an average high of 70.5°F (21.4°C) and an average low of 52.2°F (11.2°C). In April, the average high-temperature rises, from a mild 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 temperature in the range of an average low of 60.8°F (16°C) and an average high of 78.4°F (25.8°C). In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from an agreeable 70.5°F (21.4°C) in April, to a moderately hot 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 average temperature varying between 85.6°F (29.8°C) and 67.6°F (19.8°C). In Raleigh, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a moderately hot 78.4°F (25.8°C) in May, to a still warm 85.6°F (29.8°C). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July in Raleigh, North Carolina, is a hot summer month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 71.1°F (21.7°C) and an average high of 89.4°F (31.9°C). With an average high-temperature of 89.4°F (31.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 71.1°F (21.7°C), July is the warmest month. In July, the average heat index is appraised at a scorching 106.2°F (41.2°C). Weather in July »

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Raleigh, North Carolina, with average temperature ranging between min 69.4°F (20.8°C) and max 87.3°F (30.7°C). In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still tropical 87.3°F (30.7°C). Weather in August »

Weather in September

The first month of the autumn, September, is also a moderately hot month in Raleigh, North Carolina, with 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 tropical 87.3°F (30.7°C) in August, to a warm 81.7°F (27.6°C). Weather in September »

Weather in October

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

Weather in November

November, the last month of the autumn, in Raleigh, is another mild month, with average temperature ranging between min 42.8°F (6°C) and max 59.7°F (15.4°C). In November, the average high-temperature drops, from an agreeable 70.9°F (21.6°C) in October, to a mild 59.7°F (15.4°C). Weather in November »

Weather in December

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

What is the coldest month in Raleigh?

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 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

What are the least humid months in Raleigh?

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

How many days does it rain in Raleigh?

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

When does it snow in Raleigh?

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

How much does it snow in Raleigh?

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

When does it snow the most in Raleigh?

The month with the most snowfall is January when snow falls for 1.9 days and typically aggregates up to 1.46" (37mm) of snow.

When is the lowest UV index in Raleigh?

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

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?

Months with the highest humidity in Raleigh are May, September and December, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

When are the longest days in Raleigh?

The month with the longest days in Raleigh, North Carolina, is June, with an average of 14.6h of daylight.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Raleigh?

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

When is the highest UV index in Raleigh?

Months with the highest UV index in Raleigh, North Carolina, are June and July, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the warmest month in Raleigh?

July is the warmest month in Raleigh, North Carolina, 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. Rain falls for 18 days and accumulates 3.43" (87mm) of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Raleigh?

October is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 10.1 days and accumulates 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Raleigh?

The month with the shortest days in Raleigh, North Carolina, is December, with an average of 9.8h of daylight.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Raleigh?

The month with the least sunshine is December, 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").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

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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

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, September and December (76%).
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").
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).
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: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.5h).

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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

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

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