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Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Boone NC is at an elevation of 3,333 feet but surrounding areas can reach elevations up to 5,500 feet. Our elevation provides for cool, comfortable summers and winter weather conditions that are favorable to our three area ski resorts. Average high temps range from 78 in July to 39 in January, depending on the season and average lows range from 58 (July) to 23 (January).

For up-to-date local forecasts and complete weather information, we recommend RaysWeather.com.  

Click here for Ray's Boone weather forecast: http://www.booneweather.com/Forecast/Boone

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Summer

With an average daytime high of 77 degrees and cool mountain breezes, Boone offers visitors a break from the summer heat.

    Average Summer Temperatures:

 June  High – 76
 Low – 55
 July
 High – 78
 Low – 58
 August  High – 77  Low – 58

Fall

From the stunning vistas of the Blue Ridge Parkway to the peaceful beauty of Valle Crucis, the Boone area is a blaze of glory during fall leaf season.  The spectacular color palette against a Carolina blue sky is world famous.  You will definitely want to pack a light jacket or sweater for the cool fall evenings.

    Average Fall Temperatures:

 September  High – 71  Low – 52
 October  High – 63  Low – 41
 November  High – 53  Low – 32

Winter

The South’s most concentrated cluster of ski slopes tempt the entire region with winter activities like skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing & sledding and ice skating.  We suggest you bundle up in multiple layers as high and low temps can vary during this season.  Hats, gloves and scarfs are recommended too.

    Average Winter Temperatures:

 December  High – 45  Low – 26
 January
 High – 39  Low – 23
 February
 High – 44  Low – 24

Spring

Due to our varied elevations, we have a late spring compared to other non-mountain destinations.  March can still be cold enough for us to having late season skiing well into the month.  April starts the warm up, but it is typically May before we get our spring blooms and the trees have their new leaves.  You will want to pack a sweater and jacket.

    Average Spring Temperatures:

 March  High – 51  Low – 31
 Apri  High – 63  Low – 40
 May  High – 70  Low – 48


Featured Events

Sep 21

Ghost Train

9/21/18 – 10/27/18
Visit all the frightfully entertaining Halloween attractions, and take a chilling journey through the night on the… more
Sep 21

Night Flight at Sky Valley

9/21/18
Starting in June 2018, the most daring adventurers can zip line under the stars with Night Flight at Sky Valley. This… more
Sep 21

Touchdown Boone

9/21/18
Experience the pre-game options in Boone at the annual Touchdown Boone events. These fun, family-friendly events have… more
Sep 22

App State Football vs. Gardner-Webb

9/22/18
Appalachian State Football vs. Gardner-Webb Heroes Day … more
Sep 28

App State Homecoming -- APPtoberfest

9/28/18
APPtoberfest and Homecoming Street Party (includes live music featuring Weekend Excursion, pep rally, alumni beer… more
Sep 28

App State Homecoming -- Homecoming

9/28/18
Homecoming Parade Date: Friday, September 28 Start Time: 6:00 p.m. Location: Rivers Street and Downtown Boone… more
Sep 29

App State Homecoming -- ASU

9/29/18
Appalachian State Football vs. South Alabama Visit this link for the full Homecoming Schedule, or read… more
Oct 05

Shovels & Rope

10/5/18
Shovels and Rope are an American folk band from Charleston, South Carolina composed of Michael Trent and Cary Ann… more
Oct 13

Oktoberfest at Sugar Mountain Resort

10/13/18 – 10/14/18
We’ve got lots of reasons for you to grab your beer stein, put on your lederhosen or your dirndl, bring your… more
Oct 13

Todd New River Fall Festival

10/13/18
Todd New River Festival in will take place once again on the banks of the New River at Cook Memorial Park in Todd North… more
Oct 19

North Carolina Symphony

10/19/18
The North Carolina Symphony was founded in 1932 as America's first statewide orchestra. Each year, the Symphony… more
Oct 20

The Valle Country Fair

10/20/18
The Valle Country Fair is an overgrown church bazaar set in the center of one of the most picturesque valleys in the… more
Nov 08

Stephen Stills & Judy Collins

11/8/18
Over 50 years ago, Stephen Stills met Judy Collins and their tumultuous love affair was immortalized by Stills with… more
Nov 14

Ballet Folklorico de Mexico

11/14/18
This world-renowned, folkloric ballet ensemble from Mexico City is beloved for its artistry and ability to captivate… more
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815 W. King Street, Suite 10
Boone, NC 28607
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