Charlotte - Recent Annual Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the weather in Charlotte, North Carolina was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives data by year for temperature, precipitation and snowfall.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many really hot and cold days occurred each year. Then there's information on how much rain and snow actually landed during recent years, as well as how often Charlotte had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

Charlotte temperature averages by year
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
74 52 2017 23 11
74 52 2016 23 11
73 52 2015 23 11
71 49 2014 22 9
71 50 2013 21 10
74 51 2012 23 11
73 50 2011 23 10
72 49 2010 22 9
Number of days each year when the temperature in Charlotte dropped to 0 or 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
0 °F
-18 °C
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
0 44 2017 236 45
0 58 2016 233 80
0 57 2015 224 73
0 79 2014 210 37
0 76 2013 208 20
0 49 2012 226 49
0 65 2011 219 73
0 82 2010 218 87

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Charlotte during each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall or snowfall (when melted) amounted to 0.01 inches (0.254 millimeters) or more.

Total precipitation in Charlotte
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
113 2017 44.7 1136
59 2016 33.6 852
81 2015 49.5 1257
69 2014 45.5 1155
77 2013 49.7 1261
63 2012 33.7 856
74 2011 44.6 1132
62 2010 36.4 925

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Charlotte and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
2 2017 2.3 6
1 2016 3.3 8
1 2015 3.1 8
3 2014 9.3 24
1 2013 2.7 7
0 2012 0.0 0
1 2011 4.1 10
4 2010 7.9 20
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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