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Planning a Holiday To Durham

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Durham is ideal for a visit during fall and spring months. This is when the natural scenery is at its best and the humidity is not massive. At the time of warmer spring days. dogwood trees bloom and daffodils as well as magnolias cheer up the place. Durham Bulls is the city’s minor league baseball team and you can enjoy them in action as long as the weather is comfortable.

Holiday in Spring in Durham 

Durham, North Carolina receives 44 inches of rain within a year and snowfall is around 5 inches. Around 100-104 days are rainy in Durham within a year and there are 220 sunny days on an average.

Average Spring Temperature 

Spring in Durham is a wonderful time to visit with temperatures averaging around 20 to 22 degree C.

Clothes to Pack

  • Light cottons
  • Synthetic pants and shirts
  • Light shoes
  • Open toed sandals 
  • Light overcoat
  • Sweatshirts, T-shirts

Spring Festivals in Durham 

March to May 
Moogfest ( May)

Holiday in Summer at Durham 

Summer is a time when it is warm and sunny. Summer in Durham is one of four separate seasons and summers are fairly hot.

Average Summer Temperature 

Summers in Durham are considerably hot with temperatures reaching 88 degree F in the months of July and August. These are also the wettest months of the year when maximum rainfall is received in Durham.

Clothes to Pack

  • Light cotton shirts
  • Pants
  • Shorts
  • Capris
  • Short Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Open toed shoes
  • Light sandals 
  • Raincoat

Summer Festivals in Durham 

June to September 

Holiday in Fall at Durham 

Durham during the fall months is simply delightful. You can reach the North Carolina Fair if you happen to be traveling to this city in the month of October. Head out to the beautiful state parks such as Eno River State and Umstead for  enjoying the beautiful colors of the autumn leaves. 

Average Fall Temperature

Autumns in Durham are mild and sunny and temperatures range around 22 to 25 degree C. The driest month of the year is undoubtedly October. 

Clothes to Pack

  • Light shirts,
  • Full pants, 
  • Overcoat, 
  • Closed Shoes,
  • Long skirts and dresses

Fall Festivals in Durham 

September to November 
NC Pride Parade (September)

Holiday in Winter at Durham 

Durham may have a humid subtropical climate but the winters are cool with light snowfall. Region has around 170 mm of snow in a year melting within a couple of days. 

Average Winter Temperature

Winters are cool but the temperature remains above freezing mostly. The coldest month of the year is January with temperatures as low as 10 degree C and nighttime temperatures falling to minus values. Snowfall is usually experienced in January and February but it is very light. Average snowfall is only around 18 cm. 

Clothes to Pack

  • Woolen scarves, sweaters
  • Shawls
  • Stoles, Coats, Jackets
  • Overcoats,
  • Mufflers,
  • Boots, 
  • Thick pants/skirts,
  • Heavy skivvies, 
  • Woolen uppers 
  • Thick socks 
  • Closed shoes 

Winter Festivals in Durham 

December to February 

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