Grandfather Mountain
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Days 0-3 Grandfather Mountain Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Wed morning, min -3°C on Sun afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNE on Mon night, gales from the WNW by Tue afternoon).

Days 3-6 Grandfather Mountain Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 54mm), heaviest during Fri afternoon. Later becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Fri morning, min -1°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SSE on Fri morning, calm by Fri night).

PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
heavy rain
heavy rain
snow showers
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
35 E35
35 ENE35
30 ENE30
15 NE15
15 NNW15
35 NW35
55 WNW55
60 WNW60
20 WNW20
15 SW15
30 SSW30
45 SSW45
40 SSW40
60 SSE60
75 SSE75
80 SE80
25 S25
10 NNW10
light snow mod. snow light snow light snow some clouds clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds rain shwrs heavy rain heavy rain snow shwrs some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - 6 14 28 6 -
Snow
Snow cm
3 8 3 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - 3 -
High °C
-3 -2 -2 -2 -2 -1 0 0 1 2 0 1 3 5 7 7 2 0
Low °C
-3 -3 -2 -2 -2 -1 -1 -1 1 1 -1 0 1 4 5 5 0 -1
Chill °C
-11 -9 -9 -7 -6 -8 -9 -9 -4 -2 -6 -6 -4 -2 0 0 -4 -3
Freezing level m
950 1200 1350 1400 1150 1600 1650 0 2100 2750 1200 1650 2400 2650 3000 3200 2150 1800
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-3-2-2-2-2-100120135772001221220441348101055
Sunrise
- - 7:26 - - 7:26 - - 7:28 - - 7:28 - - 7:30 - - 7:30
Sunset
5:12 - - 5:13 - - 5:13 - - 5:13 - - 5:13 - - 5:13 - -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Grandfather Mountain at the specific elevation of 1818 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Grandfather Mountain. To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of North-Carolina.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Beech Mountain
8 km NW
1648m alt.
1 hour ago
-3° C
-
5
Calm
(5 kph at 190).
Banner Elk
10 km N
1496m alt.
43 minutes ago
-2° C
-
16
Light winds from the SSE
(16 kph at 155).
Blowing Rock
10 km E
1097m alt.
3 hours ago
1° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 12).
Beech Mountain
13 km NW
1219m alt.
3 hours ago
-1° C
-
5
Calm
(5 kph at 63).
Blowing Rock
13 km E
1059m alt.
59 minutes ago
2° C
-
5
Calm
(5 kph at 335).

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Grandfather Mountain and within an acceptable time window.

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