Normal Climate in Macon County Franklin, NC & Geographic Information.

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Normal Climate in Macon County Franklin, NC & Geographic Information.

 

Geography Info.

Macon County Franklin, NC is located in southwestern North Carolina, about 65 miles west of Asheville, NC and 130 miles north of Atlanta, GA. The county land area is 516 sq. miles and the population is 33,756. Franklin, the county seat, lies near the center of the county at an elevation of 2,110 feet with a population of 3,490. Highlands is the other major town in the county with a population of 1,100 year round residents and is the highest incorporated town(4,118 feet) east of the Mississippi River. Major highways run north - south (Hwy. 441) in the Little Tennessee River Basin and east - west (Hwy. 64) across mountain ranges.

Macon County Franklin, NC

 


Climate for Macon County NC.

Climate of the region is classified as marine, humid, temperate because of high moisture and mild temperatures. Four distinct seasons provide a diverse climate. Although Macon county is in one of the highest rainfall zones in the eastern U.S., there can be large spatial variability in precipitation amounts during storm events.

Average Temperature (degrees Farenheit) Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory, 1934-2007

 

Month
Maximum
Minimum
Mean
January
49.65
27.20
38.42
February
52.83
28.67
40.75
March
60.10
34.20
47.16

April

68.84
41.21
55.03
May
75.64
48.29
61.94
June
81.21
55.44
68.32
July
83.60
59.17
71.38
August
82.92
58.68
70.80
September
77.78
52.86
65.32
October
69.87
41.96
55.91
November
59.82
33.69
46.72
December
51.43
28.02
39.72



Precipitation

Precipitation is usually abundant in all months but greatest occur in late winter and smallest amounts during the fall season. Snow comprises only 2 to 10% of the annual precipitation at low elevations. Average annual precipitation is about 70 inches at low elevation but is highly variable from year to year. The driest year on record at Coweeta occured in 2007 with only 47.7 inches at the base station, which is a 22.9-inch decifit for the year. In general, precipitation increases with elevation, and, at Coweeta, averages about 90 inches at the highest elevations.

Precipitation for Macon County Franklin, NC

 

Average Monthly Precipitation (inches) Coweeta Hyrdologic Laboratory, 1934-2007

 

Month
 
Month
 
January
6.85
July
5.45
February
6.90
August
5.36
March
7.56
September
5.24

April

5.76
October
4.36
May
5.22
November
5.86
June
5.50
December
6.62

 


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June, I really like this post...be forewarned I'm going to steel the idea and use it here in Madison County. I think I might add longitude and latitude of the cities I service...have a good one.

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