North Carolina Mountains Climate & Weather
North Carolina Mountains Climate and Weather
The mountainous area of North Carolina has a mild temperate climate, cooler in summer than the lower regions of the State, but humid. Winters are moderate with temperatures above freezing (colder in the highest elevations on the mountaintops). Spring and summer are generally sunny, though hikers should be prepared for unpredictable changes. Fall has warm days and cool nights and is the driest time of year. Rainfall is plentiful year round. Frosts occur from late September.
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