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Weather

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).

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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

May 26

Art in the Park

5/26/18
Art in the Park was created in 1962 by a handful of area artists and craftspeople to showcase local talent; it'€s now… more
May 26

David Holt and The Lightning Bolts at

5/26/18
Performances at Noon and 3 p.m. David Holt and the Lightning Bolts enlivens old-time music with a new time jolt.… more
May 26

Mountain Home Music Memorial Day Salute

5/26/18
Kicking off the summer with Joe Shannon's Mountainhome Music's Memorial Day Weekend Concert is a tradition in the… more
Jun 15

Doc Watson Day Concert

6/15/18
The Jones House and the Town of Boone celebrate Doc Watson Day with a free concert dedicated to his memory. Every… more
Jun 24

Singing on the Mountain

6/24/18
The all-day gospel sing and fellowship returns to MacRae Meadows at Grandfather Mountain for its 94th year. A dozen top… more
Jul 04

Boone 4th of July Parade

7/4/18
The Downtown Boone annual 4th of July parade travels east on King Street, starting at the intersection with Poplar… more
Jul 04

Fireworks Extravaganza

7/4/18
Enjoy the most spectacular fireworks show in the High Country! It's one of the most popular events in the mountains.… more
Jul 04

Town of Boone Fireworks

7/4/18
Join in the festivities at Clawson/Burnley Park at 355 Hunting Hills Lane (off State Farm Rd.) starting with DJ music… more
Jul 12

63rd Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

7/12/18 – 7/15/18
Blaring bagpipes, astounding athletes, delicate dancers, rocking Celtic music and a spectacular highland setting make… more
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Boone, NC 28607
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