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Wilmington, North Carolina Climate & Temperature

  • Wilmington, North Carolina, Usa is at 3415'N, 7754'W, 10 m (33 ft). See map.
  • Wilmington, North Carolina has a humid subtropical climate that is mild with no dry season, constantly moist (year-round rainfall). Summers are hot and muggy with thunderstorms. Winters are mild with precipitation from mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate. (Kppen-Geiger classification: Cfa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Wilmington, North Carolina is situated in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 17.5 degrees Celsius (63.5 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.5 °C (35.1°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype semicontinental. Wilmington, North Carolina Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 14.2°C (57.6°F) on average falling to 2.3°C (36.1°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 23°C (73.5°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 10.6°C (51°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 30.7°C (87.2°F) and average low temperatures are 21.2°C (70.1°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 25°C (77.1°F) during the day and lows of 12.6°C (54.6°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1378.5 mm (54.3 inches) which is equivalent to 1378.5 Litres/m (33.81 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 2850 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Wilmington, North Carolina you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Perth, Western Australia, Australia where you would find a Mediterranean climate (Subtropical dry forest biome).

Wilmington, North Carolina Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 13 (55) 15 (58) 19 (66) 23 (74) 27 (81) 30 (85) 31 (89) 31 (88) 30 (85) 25 (77) 21 (69) 15 (59) 23 (74)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 7 (45) 9 (47) 12 (54) 17 (62) 21 (70) 25 (76) 27 (80) 26 (79) 24 (75) 19 (65) 14 (57) 9 (49) 18 (63)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (34) 2 (36) 6 (43) 10 (51) 15 (59) 20 (67) 22 (72) 22 (71) 19 (65) 12 (54) 7 (45) 3 (38) 12 (53)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 98 (4) 94 (4) 99 (4) 73 (3) 113 (4) 152 (6) 207 (8) 176 (7) 128 (5) 68 (3) 79 (3) 92 (4) 1379 (54)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 10 (32) 10 (35) 10 (32) 8 (27) 9 (29) 10 (33) 14 (45) 13 (42) 11 (37) 7 (23) 7 (23) 10 (32) 119 (33)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 5h 48' 6h 30' 7h 15' 9h 06' 9h 48' 10h 12' 9h 00' 8h 34' 7h 22' 7h 03' 6h 58' 5h 56' 7h 48'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 07' 10h 53' 11h 54' 13h 00' 13h 55' 14h 23' 14h 10' 13h 23' 12h 20' 11h 14' 10h 20' 9h 53' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 58 (42) 61 (39) 62 (38) 71 (29) 71 (29) 72 (28) 64 (36) 65 (35) 60 (40) 64 (36) 68 (32) 61 (39) 65 (35)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 35.9 45.2 56.1 67.7 76 79.2 76.1 67.7 56.3 44.8 35.7 32.3 56

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