Raleigh Temperatures: Averages by Month
The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Raleigh, 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 Raleigh, 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.
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Days of Hot Weather in Raleigh
During summer months, Raleigh often has a daytime high of at least 90 degrees F. Even as early as April or as late as October, the thermometer can climb to 90 F here.
The city averages two days a year with the temperature into the 100s F. July and August are most likely to have a day that hot, but June and September can also reach 100 degrees (38 °C).
How Often Raleigh Has Cold Temperatures
The chilliest nights at Raleigh drop down to 10 °F (-12 °C) or below. The city averages just one night a year that cold. Another seven nights a winter have lows in the range of 11 to 20 degrees F.
Raleigh typically has two or three days annually when the thermometer never rises above freezing. Frosty days are most common in January but can happen anytime from December to March.
National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.