The best times to visit Goldsboro for ideal weather are

April 2nd to May 27th

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



Other Goldsboro Travel Info

Weather in Goldsboro


Average temperatures in Goldsboro vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 21st 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 Goldsboro, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 92.4°F (33.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71.5°F (21.9°C) at night.

Goldsboro Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Goldsboro 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.

Goldsboro Perceived Temperature (F)


Goldsboro Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Goldsboro 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 53.9 42.7 33.3
Feb 56.7 44.7 34.7
Mar 65.9 53.1 42.3
Apr 75.5 62.8 51.5
May 82.3 70.3 59.9
Jun 90.3 78.4 68.4
Jul 91.3 79.9 71.1
Aug 89.4 78.6 70.1
Sep 84.2 73.4 64.7
Oct 74.9 62.9 53.1
Nov 64.9 52.3 41.9
Dec 59.5 48.3 39.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 12.2 5.9 0.7
Feb 13.7 7.1 1.5
Mar 18.8 11.7 5.7
Apr 24.2 17.1 10.8
May 27.9 21.3 15.5
Jun 32.4 25.8 20.2
Jul 32.9 26.6 21.7
Aug 31.9 25.9 21.2
Sep 29 23 18.2
Oct 23.8 17.2 11.7
Nov 18.3 11.3 5.5
Dec 15.3 9.1 4.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Goldsboro are October, November, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid October. For example, on the week of October 15th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late September with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of September 24th.

When can you find snow in Goldsboro? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to mid January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Goldsboro is often around around January 15th when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Goldsboro.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 19% 2 3.4
Feb 26% 0 5.5
Mar 22% 0 3.5
Apr 20% 0 4.3
May 20% 0 4
Jun 24% 0 4.8
Jul 24% 0 4.4
Aug 26% 0 4.4
Sep 23% 0 6.2
Oct 15% 0 2.2
Nov 17% 0 3.3
Dec 20% 0 3.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 19 5.1 8.6
Feb 26 0 14
Mar 22 0 8.9
Apr 20 0 10.9
May 20 0 10.2
Jun 24 0 12.2
Jul 24 0 11.2
Aug 26 0 11.2
Sep 23 0 15.7
Oct 15 0 5.6
Nov 17 0 8.4
Dec 20 0 8.9


Humidity and Wind

Goldsboro has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (54.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (70.8%).

Wind in Goldsboro is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 6.7 knots (7.7 MPH or 12.4 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 14.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 5.5 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Feb 6.4 Light breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Mar 6.7 Light breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Apr 6.6 Light breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
May 5.8 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Jun 5.3 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Jul 5.1 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Aug 4.6 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.8 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Oct 4.9 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Nov 5 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Dec 5.2 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 58.9%
Feb 54.9%
Mar 56.4%
Apr 56%
May 63.9%
Jun 64%
Jul 68.8%
Aug 70.8%
Sep 69.4%
Oct 67.3%
Nov 63.3%
Dec 67.4%


Is it Safe to Travel to Goldsboro?

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 Goldsboro, NC, US is July, followed by April and January. 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 Goldsboro in December. 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 63.4 in December means 63.4% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Goldsboro Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 87.3°F (30.7°C) and 58.8°F (14.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Goldsboro, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88.3°F (31.3°C) and 62.5°F (16.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 7 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 Goldsboro to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 60.7°F (15.9°C) and 52.1°F (11.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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