The best times to visit Albemarle for ideal weather are

March 26th to June 3rd


September 3rd to November 4th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Albemarle Travel Info

Weather in Albemarle


Average temperatures in Albemarle vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 48th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Albemarle, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 91.6°F (33.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 69.5°F (20.8°C) at night.

Albemarle Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Albemarle Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Albemarle Perceived Temperature (F)


Albemarle Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Albemarle Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 51.9 39.5 29.4
Feb 54.8 41.5 30
Mar 64.5 50.7 38.5
Apr 73.5 59.8 47.2
May 80.8 67.9 56.1
Jun 88.6 76 64.9
Jul 90 77.6 67.9
Aug 88.9 77 67.6
Sep 83.1 70.9 61.3
Oct 73.3 59.8 48.5
Nov 63 49.1 37.6
Dec 56.8 45.3 35.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 11.1 4.2 -1.4
Feb 12.7 5.3 -1.1
Mar 18.1 10.4 3.6
Apr 23.1 15.4 8.4
May 27.1 19.9 13.4
Jun 31.4 24.4 18.3
Jul 32.2 25.3 19.9
Aug 31.6 25 19.8
Sep 28.4 21.6 16.3
Oct 22.9 15.4 9.2
Nov 17.2 9.5 3.1
Dec 13.8 7.4 2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Albemarle are October, November, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early May. For example, on the week of April 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late December with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in Albemarle? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Albemarle.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Albemarle (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 7% 0 0.9
Feb 9% 0 0.9
Mar 10% 0 1.2
Apr 8% 0 1
May 7% 0 1.3
Jun 6% 0 1.1
Jul 7% 0 1.4
Aug 6% 0 1.2
Sep 7% 0 0.7
Oct 4% 0 0.4
Nov 5% 0 0.7
Dec 10% 0 1.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 7 0 2.3
Feb 9 0 2.3
Mar 10 0 3
Apr 8 0 2.5
May 7 0 3.3
Jun 6 0 2.8
Jul 7 0 3.6
Aug 6 0 3
Sep 7 0 1.8
Oct 4 0 1
Nov 5 0 1.8
Dec 10 0 3.3


Humidity and Wind

Albemarle has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (53.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (71.6%).

Wind in Albemarle is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 4.6 knots (5.3 MPH or 8.5 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early April where average top sustained speeds reach 13.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Albemarle.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 3.7 Barely noticeable 10.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.3 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Mar 4.6 Light breeze 12.3 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.6 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
May 3.5 Barely noticeable 10.6 Gentle breeze
Jun 2.9 Barely noticeable 10.1 Gentle breeze
Jul 2.8 Barely noticeable 10.1 Gentle breeze
Aug 2.7 Barely noticeable 9.3 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.3 Barely noticeable 9.6 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.4 Barely noticeable 10 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.6 Barely noticeable 10 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.4 Barely noticeable 9.9 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 59%
Feb 53.5%
Mar 54.4%
Apr 56.2%
May 65.8%
Jun 66.3%
Jul 70.3%
Aug 71%
Sep 71.6%
Oct 68.4%
Nov 61.7%
Dec 67.4%


Is it Safe to Travel to Albemarle?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Albemarle, NC, US is February, followed by June and July. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Albemarle in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 62.9 in November means 62.9% of the tourists vs. February.



Overall Albemarle Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 85.5°F (29.7°C) and 57.3°F (14.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with about 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Albemarle, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 87.5°F (30.8°C) and 60°F (15.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 2 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Albemarle to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 58.3°F (14.6°C) and 50.6°F (10.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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