Raleigh
North Carolina, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

July weather forecast and climate
Raleigh, NC

A view of the George Washington statue overlooking the city buildings of Raleigh, North Carolina
A view of the George Washington statue overlooking the city buildings of Raleigh, North Carolina
July in Raleigh, North Carolina, is a tropical summer month, with average temperature varying between 89.4°F (31.9°C) and 71.1°F (21.7°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 89.4°F (31.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 71.1°F (21.7°C), July is the warmest month.

Heat index

In July, the average heat index is calculated to a blistering 106.2°F (41.2°C). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like metabolic differences, pregnancy, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

Months with the lowest humidity in Raleigh are January, March, April, June, July and November, with an average relative humidity of 73%.

Rainfall

In July, in Raleigh, the rain falls for 18.1 days. Throughout July, 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 163.2 rainfall days, and 32.2" (818mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall in Raleigh.

Daylight

In Raleigh, the average length of the day in July is 14.3h.

Sunshine

June and July, with an average of 10.8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Raleigh.

UV index

June and July, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Raleigh. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the warmest month in Raleigh?

The warmest month in Raleigh, North Carolina, is July, with an average high-temperature of 89.4°F (31.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 71.1°F (21.7°C).

What is the temperature in July in Raleigh?

The average high-temperature, in July, in Raleigh, North Carolina, is 89.4°F (31.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 71.1°F (21.7°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in July is appraised at 106.2°F (41.2°C).

What is the least humid month in Raleigh?

Months with the lowest humidity are January, March, April, June, July and November, with an average relative humidity of 73%.

What is the average humidity in July in Raleigh?

In Raleigh, the average relative humidity in July is 73%.

How many days does it rain in July in Raleigh?

In Raleigh, in July, it is raining for 18.1 days, with typically 2.76" (70mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Raleigh?

In Raleigh, North Carolina, snow does not fall in April through October.

How many hours of daylight does Raleigh have in July?

In Raleigh, the average length of the day in July is 14.3h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Raleigh?

Months with the most sunshine in Raleigh, North Carolina, are June and July, with an average of 10.8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in July in Raleigh?

The average sunshine in July is 10.8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Raleigh?

Months with the highest UV index in Raleigh, North Carolina, are June and July, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in July in Raleigh?

In Raleigh, North Carolina, the average daily maximum UV index in July is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in July - Raleigh, NC
  • Average high temperature in July: 31.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (31.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (8.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in July: 21.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (21.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (0.5°C).

Average humidity in July - Raleigh, NC
  • Average humidity in July: 73%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, September and December (76%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, March, April, June, July and November (73%).

Average rainfall in July - Raleigh, NC
  • Average rainfall in July: 70mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (87mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (54mm).

Average rainfall days in July - Raleigh, NC
  • Average rainfall days in July: 18.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.1 days).

Average snowfall in July - Raleigh, NC
  • Average snowfall in July: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (37mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in July - Raleigh, NC
  • Average snowfall days in July: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in July / Average sunshine in July - Raleigh, NC
  • Average daylight in July: 14.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in July: 10.8h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.5h).

Average UV index in July - Raleigh, NC
  • Average UV index in July: 7

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 2).