Charlotte Temperatures: Averages by Month





The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Charlotte, 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 Charlotte, 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 Charlotte temperatures
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
51 30 January 10 -1
55 33 February 13 0
63 39 March 17 4
72 47 April 22 8
79 56 May 26 13
86 65 June 30 18
89 68 July 32 20
88 67 August 31 20
81 60 September 27 16
72 49 October 22 9
62 39 November 17 4
53 32 December 12 0
71 49 Year 22 9

Days of Hot Weather in Charlotte

Charlotte regularly gets highs of 90 degrees or more during summer months. The 90-degree heat can arrive as early as April or as late as October.

The thermometer can even climb to 100 degrees F (38 °C) in July or August, although that's not an annual event.

Days per month in Charlotte of at least 70, 80 or 90 °F
  70 °F
21 °C
80 °F
27 °C
90 °F
32 °C
January 1 0 0
February 2 0 0
March 2 1 0
April 18 6 0
May 28 15 1
June 29 26 8
July 31 30 14
August 31 28 10
September 28 18 3
October 19 5 0
November 7 0 0
December 2 0 0
Year 204 130 35

How Often Charlotte Has Cold Temperatures

Charlotte averages nine nights a year with lows in the range of 11 to 20 degrees F and one night of 10 °F (-12 °C) or below. The coldest nights most commonly occur in January, although December and February can also get that frosty.

Even after the chilliest nights, most days in Charlotte warm up to above freezing. On average just one or two days each winter don't reach above 32 °F.

Days per month on average in Charlotte 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 5 18 26
February 2 14 22
March 0 7 16
April 0 1 7
May 0 0 1
June 0 0 0
July 0 0 0
August 0 0 0
September 0 0 0
October 0 1 5
November 0 7 17
December 3 17 25
Year 10 65 119
Reference

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

North Carolina Temperatures
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