Wilmington
North Carolina, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

July weather forecast and climate
Wilmington, NC

A creative creation on a large field in Wilmington, North Carolina, near the skyscape of the city afar, and intense white clouds in the blue sky above
A creative creation on a large field in Wilmington, North Carolina, near the skyscape of the city afar, and intense white clouds in the blue sky above
July, the same as June, in Wilmington, North Carolina, is another tropical summer month, with average temperature fluctuating between 72.7°F (22.6°C) and 89.8°F (32.1°C).

Temperature

The warmest month is July, with an average high-temperature of 89.8°F (32.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 72.7°F (22.6°C).

Heat index

In July, the average heat index is evaluated at a scorching 111.2°F (44°C). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like clothing, metabolic differences, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. A higher relative humidity affects normal body cooling by reducing the evaporation rate, subsequently lowering the rate at which the body cools and increasing the perception of heat. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Wilmington is 78.3%.

Rainfall

In Wilmington, in July, it is raining for 16.4 days, with typically 7.5" (190mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Wilmington, North Carolina, during the entire year, the rain falls for 134.6 days and collects up to 57.6" (1463.1mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Wilmington, North Carolina, snow does not fall in April through November.

Ocean temperature

In Wilmington, in July, the average water temperature is 82°F (27.8°C).
Note: Water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In July, the average length of the day is 14.2h.

Sunshine

In Wilmington, the average sunshine in July is 9.1h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Wilmington are June and July, with an average maximum UV index of 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 10 in July transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the warmest month in Wilmington?

The warmest month in Wilmington, North Carolina, is July, with an average high-temperature of 89.8°F (32.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 72.7°F (22.6°C).

What is the temperature in July in Wilmington?

The average high-temperature, in July, in Wilmington, North Carolina, is 89.8°F (32.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 72.7°F (22.6°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in July is estimated at 111.2°F (44°C).

What is the average humidity in July in Wilmington?

In July, the average relative humidity is 78.3%.

How many days does it rain in July in Wilmington?

In Wilmington, during July, the rain falls for 16.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 7.5" (190mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Wilmington?

In Wilmington snow does not fall in April through November.

What is the ocean temperature in July in Wilmington?

In Wilmington, North Carolina, in July, the average water temperature is 82°F (27.8°C). Water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the average length of the day in July in Wilmington?

The average length of the day in July in Wilmington, North Carolina, is 14.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Wilmington have in July?

In July, the average sunshine in Wilmington is 9.1h.

When is the highest UV index in Wilmington?

June and July, with an average maximum UV index of 10, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in July in Wilmington?

In Wilmington, North Carolina, the average daily maximum UV index in July is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in July - Wilmington, NC
  • Average high temperature in July: 89.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (56.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in July: 72.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.6°F).

Average humidity in July - Wilmington, NC
  • Average humidity in July: 78.3%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (80.7%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (66.8%).

Average rainfall in July - Wilmington, NC
  • Average rainfall in July: 7.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (7.8").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (2.8").

Average rainfall days in July - Wilmington, NC
  • Average rainfall days in July: 16.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (8.5 days).

Average snowfall in July - Wilmington, NC
  • Average snowfall in July: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.8").
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in July - Wilmington, NC
  • Average snowfall days in July: 0 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January, February and December (0.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average sea temperature in July - Wilmington, NC
  • Average sea temperature in July: 82°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (82.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (57.5°F).

Average daylight in July / Average sunshine in July - Wilmington, NC
  • Average daylight in July: 14.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in July: 9.1h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.8h).

Average UV index in July - Wilmington, NC
  • Average UV index in July: 10

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).