North Carolina Cities’ Odds Of Snow During Winter

North Carolina is one of the rare states where both the mountains and the beach are plausible vacation destinations, whether you and the family want to catch some rays on Wrightsville Beach in Wilmington or huddle over some s'mores in the Appalachian Mountains. 

The state is also know for its "First in Flight" claim thanks to the Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk, its heated college hoops rivalry between UNC and Duke, and both Eastern and Lexington barbeque. 

One thing the state is not known for -- besides North Carolina sports betting -- is snowfall, as just a couple inches have been known to cancel school in cities like Charlotte and Raleigh. 

With the winter season coming upon us, decided to look at the odds of seeing snow in all the major North Carolina cities each day.

The table below give yearly averages for snowfall in that city for how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches. 

The snowfall totals are annual averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

NC Cities’ Odds Of Seeing Snow Each Day During Winter

CityPercentage ChanceOdds
High Point5.88%+1600

Asheville Is Your Best Bet

The city of Asheville, located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, is easily your best bet for snow this holiday season. Our system gives Asheville residents an 11.56% of seeing snow each day, good for odds of +765. Imagine enjoying a cold one at the Sierra Nevada Brewery as snowflakes cover the grounds. 

Next up is Winston-Salem, but your chances of snow are a steep drop off from Asheville. Residents there have just a 6.34% of seeing snow, with odds of +1477. That's still good for second across the state, as the Tarheel State just doesn't do much in the way of snow. 

High Point (5.88%, +1600) and Greensboro (5.11%, +1857) are your next best bets for snow, but after that your chances become awfully limited. 

The city with the least likely chance of snow? That would be down by the beach, where Wilmington residents only have a 0.36% to get in on the winter fun. But cheer up Wilmington folks, that's what the ocean's for! 

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