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US-1, US-421, and US-501 all run through Sanford, NC.
The I-40 runs east-west about 50 miles to the northeast of Sanford, NC, through Raleigh, NC.
The I-74 runs north-south about 60 miles to the west of Sanford, NC.
The I-85 runs north-south about 50 miles to the northeast of Sanford, NC, through Raleigh, NC.
The I-95 runs north-south about 50 miles to the east of Sanford, NC, towards Raleigh, NC.
In Sanford, the summers are hot and muggy, the winters are very cold, and it is wet and partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 32°F to 89°F and is rarely below 19°F or above 96°F.
The hot season lasts for 3.7 months, from May 25 to September 14, with an average daily high temperature above 82°F. The hottest month of the year in Sanford is July, with an average high of 89°F and low of 70°F.
The cold season lasts for 3.0 months, from November 30 to February 28, with an average daily high temperature below 59°F. The coldest month of the year in Sanford is January, with an average low of 33°F and high of 52°F.
A total of 45 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Sanford, NC.
Sanford, NC is in a very low risk hurricane zone. 46 hurricanes have been recorded in the Sanford, NC since 1930. The largest hurricane was Ginger in 1971. The most recent Sanford, NC hurricane was Ana in 2015.
The city was incorporated in 1874.
As of 2020, the city population is 30,261.
This map shows the current & 7-day weather forecast, weather alerts, and weather radar for Sanford, North Carolina.