Asheville Temperatures: Averages by Month

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The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Asheville, North Carolina during each month of the year.

The average high and low temperatures are listed below monthly and annually for the city, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.

To find out how often it rises over 70, 80 or 90 °F each month in Asheville, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with cold weather.

All the numbers are long-term historical averages based on climate data gathered from 1981 to 2010.

Average Asheville temperatures
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
47 28 January   8  -2
50 31 February 10  -1
58 37 March 14   3
67 45 April 20   7
75 53 May 24 12
82 61 June 28 16
85 65 July 29 18
84 64 August 29 18
77 57 September 25 14
68 46 October 20   8
58 38 November 15   3
49 30 December   9  -1
67 46 Year 19   8

Days of Hot Weather in Asheville

Asheville averages 11 days a year when the temperature peaks in the 90s F. The 90-degree heat can show up in June, July and August. In some years, May or September will also have a day that hot.

Even during its hottest weather, the city doesn't normally get above 100 degrees F (38 °C).

Days per month in Asheville of at least 70, 80 or 90 °F
  70 °F
21 °C
80 °F
27 °C
90 °F
32 °C
January     0   0   0
February     1   0   0
March     1   0   0
April   13   4   0
May   23   9   0
June   29 20   2
July   31 26   4
August   30 24   4
September   25 11   0
October   14   2   0
November     4   0   0
December     1   0   0
Year 175 96 11

How Often Asheville Has Cold Temperatures

On Asheville's coldest nights the temperature drops down to between 0 and 10 degrees F (-18 to -12 °C). The city averages three nights a year with lows in the single digits.

Even after a freezing night, most days during winter warm up to above freezing. Just seven days a year on average stay frosty for the entire day.

Days per month on average in Asheville when the minimum temperature drops to 20, 32, or 40 °F or below
  20 °F
-8 °C
32 °F
0 °C
40 °F
4 °C
January   7 20   28
February   3 16   24
March   1 10   19
April   0   2     8
May   0   0     1
June   0   0     0
July   0   0     0
August   0   0     0
September   0   0     1
October   0   2     9
November   0   9   19
December   4 19   26
Year 16 77 134
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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