Asheville, NC Climate

Summary Graph

The summary climate graph for Asheville, NC shows a selection of temperature, rainfall and snow minimum, mean and maximum measures over the course of a year. Click on each of the measures in the key to toggle them on and off.

Graph of average and extreme temperature ranges by day for Asheville, NC.


The warmest month in Asheville Regional Airport, Asheville, North Carolina is July with an average high temperature of 84.9°F. The hottest day on record was August 21 1983 when the temperature hit 98.1°F. During January the overnight temperature drops to an average of 26.2°F with the lowest temperature of -16.2°F being recorded on January 21 1985.

Warmest Days

Warmest Months

Coldest Days

Coldest Months

The warmest days on record are:

21 Aug 198398.1°F
30 Jun 201298.1°F
2 Jul 201298.1°F
14 Jul 197797°F
9 Jul 198896.1°F

The warmest months on average were:

July 198690.3°F
July 199389.7°F
August 200789.4°F
July 198089.2°F
July 197788.3°F

The coldest days on record are:

21 Jan 1985-16.2°F
25 Dec 1983-7.1°F
17 Jan 1982-6°F
18 Jan 1977-5.1°F
19 Jan 1994-5.1°F

The coldest months on average were:

January 197714.7°F
January 197818.3°F
January 198119.6°F
January 198519.8°F
December 198919.9°F


The wettest month by average rainfall in Asheville, NC is March with an average of 4.9 inches of rain falling on 11 to 12 days.Although in July it typically rains on more days with 4.2 inches falling in 13 to 14 days. The driest month in Asheville, NC is October with an average of 3.0 inches of rain falling on 8 to 9 days.

Wettest Days

The wettest days on record are:

14 April 19734.5 inches
4 April 19742.8 inches
17 April 19982.5 inches
14 April 19802.3 inches
21 April 19922.1 inches

Wettest Months

The wettest months on record are:

May 197319.9 inches
April 197318.2 inches
March 197317.7 inches
August 197314.9 inches
July 198210.7 inches

Driest Months

The driest months on record are:

October 19970 inches
November 19970 inches
October 20000 inches
September 19840.1 inches
August 19970.2 inches