Weather Forecast and Radar for Charlotte, North Carolina

Current & 7-day weather forecast, weather alerts, and weather radar for Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Routes Running Nearby to Charlotte, North Carolina

  • The I-85 runs east-west through Charlotte, NC, between Atlanta, GA, and Greensboro, NC.

  • The I-77 runs north-south through Charlotte, NC, towards Columbia, SC.

Weather in Charlotte, NC

In Charlotte, the summers are hot and muggy, the winters are very cold and wet, and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 33°F to 89°F and is rarely below 21°F or above 96°F.

The hot season lasts for 3.7 months, from May 26 to September 15, with an average daily high temperature above 81°F. The hottest month of the year in Charlotte is July, with an average high of 89°F and low of 71°F.

The cool season lasts for 3.0 months, from November 28 to February 27, with an average daily high temperature below 59°F. The coldest month of the year in Charlotte is January, with an average low of 34°F and high of 52°F.

A total of 38 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Charlotte, NC.

Charlotte, NC is in a very low risk hurricane zone. 30 hurricanes have been recorded in the Charlotte, NC since 1930. The largest hurricane was Unnamed in 1935. The most recent Charlotte, NC hurricane was Alberto in 2006.

Fast Facts About Charlotte, NC

The city was incorporated in 1768.

As of 2020, the population is 874,579 within the city and 2,660,329 in the metro area.

Major Cities Nearby Charlotte, NC

  • Greensboro, South Carolina (roughly 79 miles to the northeast)
  • Durham, South Carolina (roughly 119 miles to the northeast)
  • Raleigh, South Carolina (roughly 128 miles to the northeast)
  • Fayetteville, South Carolina (roughly 182 miles to the southeast)

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