The High Country Region of North Carolina
The High Country is an area of the Blue Ridge Mountains that surrounds Boone NC, Blowing Rock NC and Banner Elk NC. The High Country experiences weather patterns and a climate that is unlike other parts of North Carolina and the Southeast due to its mountainous terrain and dynamic topography. With four very distinct seasons, the counties of the
High Country are characterized by dramatic weather changes. A common local saying is, “If you don’t like the weather now, wait an hour and the weather will be different.” Sudden temperature drops and windy conditions bring cold and warm fronts to the High Country which creates occasional summer storms and winter blizzards. However, Boone NC Golf and golf at the many other High Country courses is phenomenal in the spring, summer and early fall. Vacationers to the High Country enjoy escaping the scorching temperatures off the mountain. Boone NC Weather averages in the 60’s during the summer. The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 76.4°. Boone NC Weather during the spring, summer and fall provides optimal conditions for
Boone NC Golf.
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