The best times to visit Greensboro for ideal weather are

April 2nd to June 10th

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



Other Greensboro Travel Info

Weather in Greensboro


Average temperatures in Greensboro vary drastically. 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 Greensboro, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 90.8°F (32.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 69.3°F (20.7°C) at night.

Greensboro Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Greensboro 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.

Greensboro Perceived Temperature (F)


Greensboro Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Greensboro 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 52 38.9 27.8
Feb 54.6 41 28.9
Mar 64.4 50.5 38
Apr 74.1 60.1 46.4
May 80.6 68.3 56.5
Jun 88.4 76.4 65.6
Jul 89.8 78.1 68.4
Aug 88.5 77.1 67.5
Sep 82.8 70.9 61.1
Oct 73.6 60.2 48.6
Nov 62.7 49.3 36.9
Dec 56 44.2 33.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 11.1 3.8 -2.3
Feb 12.6 5 -1.7
Mar 18 10.3 3.3
Apr 23.4 15.6 8
May 27 20.2 13.6
Jun 31.3 24.7 18.7
Jul 32.1 25.6 20.2
Aug 31.4 25.1 19.7
Sep 28.2 21.6 16.2
Oct 23.1 15.7 9.2
Nov 17.1 9.6 2.7
Dec 13.3 6.8 0.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Greensboro 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 July. For example, on the week of July 16th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in Greensboro? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Greensboro is often around around February 12th 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 Greensboro.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Greensboro (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% 1.5 3.1
Feb 23% 2 2.4
Mar 25% 2.1 4.1
Apr 22% 0 3.8
May 20% 0 3.1
Jun 23% 0 3.5
Jul 21% 0 3.8
Aug 22% 0 4.7
Sep 19% 0 4.4
Oct 17% 0 3.5
Nov 19% 1.2 3.7
Dec 26% 1.9 4.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 19 3.8 7.9
Feb 23 5.1 6.1
Mar 25 5.3 10.4
Apr 22 0 9.7
May 20 0 7.9
Jun 23 0 8.9
Jul 21 0 9.7
Aug 22 0 11.9
Sep 19 0 11.2
Oct 17 0 8.9
Nov 19 3 9.4
Dec 26 4.8 10.4


Humidity and Wind

Greensboro has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is February (42.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (61.5%).

Wind in Greensboro is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and February. April’s average wind speed of around 7.4 knots (8.5 MPH or 13.7 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 15.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 6.4 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Feb 7.1 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Mar 7.2 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Apr 7.4 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
May 6.3 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Jun 5.6 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Jul 5.3 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Aug 4.8 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 5 Light breeze 10.6 Significant breeze
Oct 5.6 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Nov 5.6 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Dec 5.9 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 47.6%
Feb 42.9%
Mar 45%
Apr 45.9%
May 55.9%
Jun 55.8%
Jul 58.8%
Aug 60.6%
Sep 61.5%
Oct 56.9%
Nov 50%
Dec 56.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Greensboro?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Dec 04, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Greensboro, NC, US is March, followed by February and June. 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 Greensboro 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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 36.2 in November means 36.2% of the tourists vs. March.



Overall Greensboro Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 86°F (30°C) and 56.2°F (13.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 8 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 moderate precipitation with 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Greensboro, 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 59.5°F (15.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 6 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 Greensboro to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 57.7°F (14.3°C) and 50.3°F (10.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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