The Changing Seasons
in Cherokee County

Our changing seasons in Cherokee County offer a spectacular vista of
beautiful colors and snow capped mountains.
Tourists flock to the mountains during spring and fall.


The Birth of Spring in Cherokee County

March 15th through June 15th. Spring brings new life to the mountains.
Frost is commom through April 15th, and it
has been known to snow as late as the end of April.
Mornings are chilly and winds can add to the chill.
Nighttime temperatures in this period range from 40 to 50 degrees.
Daytime temperatures range from 65 to 70 degrees.


Summertime in Cherokee County

June 15th through September 15th. Summer turns the bold beauty
of the rugged mountains to emerald green.
Golfing, fishing, and boating become favorite activities at this time.
America's oldest wagon train is the highlight of the
Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration.
Nighttime temperatures range from 55 to 65 degrees,
with daytime temperatures ranging from 70 to 80 degrees.
Afternoon thundershowers are common.


Fall in Cherokee County

September 15th through December 15th. Fall announces the arrival of the leaf season.
A collage of brilliant colors, paints the mountains, peaking in mid to late October.
As autumn colors change, the National Appalachian Jeep Jamboree in Murphy,
and the Antique Car Show in Andrews are popular events.
Nighttime temperatures range from 30 to 40 degrees,
with the possibility of 20 to 30 degrees
from November 15th through December 15th.
Snow is likely in higher elevations during this period.
Daytime temperatures range from 60 to 70 degrees during late September,
and 30 to 40 degrees in early December.


Winter in Cherokee County

December 15th through March 15th. Winter brings the
warmth of friends gathering around a cozy fire.
Weather conditions can be very severe.
Temperatures at night may range from 0 to 20 degrees
especially during January and February.
March is very unpredictable, it can get quite cold during the first two weeks.
Daytime temperatures throughout this period usually range from 20 to 35 degrees.
However, temperatures may reach the 50's. Snow is common throughout this period.

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