Asheville Temperatures: Averages by Month





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.

The first set of high and low temperatures are averages for 2010 to 2019. Everything else here is based on 1991 to 2020 weather.

10-year temperature averages for Asheville, 2010 to 2019
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
46 28 January 8 -2
52 33 February 11 0
58 39 March 15 4
70 48 April 21 9
77 56 May 25 13
84 63 June 29 17
87 66 July 30 19
85 65 August 29 18
80 60 September 27 16
69 48 October 21 9
58 37 November 15 3
51 34 December 11 1
68 48 Year 20 9
30-year temperature averages for Asheville, 1991 to 2020
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
48 29 January 9 -2
52 32 February 11 0
59 38 March 15 3
69 46 April 21 8
76 54 May 25 12
83 61 June 28 16
86 65 July 30 18
85 64 August 29 18
79 58 September 26 14
69 47 October 21 8
59 37 November 15 3
51 32 December 10 0
68 47 Year 20 8

Days of Hot Weather in Asheville

Asheville averages 16 days a year when the temperature peaks in the 90s F. The 90-degree heat can show up anytime from May to October.

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 6 1 0
April 15 4 0
May 24 12 0
June 29 22 3
July 31 27 7
August 31 26 4
September 26 15 1
October 16 3 0
November 4 0 0
December 1 0 0
Year 182 109 16

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 26
February 3 16 23
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 0
October 0 2 7
November 0 10 20
December 3 18 25
Year 14 77 131
References

Jay Lawrimore, Ron Ray, Scott Applequist, Bryant Korzeniewski, Matthew Menne. 2016. Global Summary of the Month and Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information.

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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