Charlotte Douglas International Airport

KCLT · North Carolina, United States

Statistics Charlotte Douglas International Airport 2019-2022

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Charlotte Douglas International Airport (KCLT) between 2019 and 2022.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 76.1 82 75 73 75
February 69.3 65 57 72 66
March 81.2 75 82 81 80
April 86.2 89 96 88 81
May 81.2 81 93 74 83
June 88.3 97 84 81 86
July 89.5 81 93 94 93
August 85.8 88 90 81 88
September 84.7 84 86 77 96
October 78.5 78 80 77 77
November 81.1 77 96 80 83
December 75.4 63 77 79 77
Average 82.1 81.2 84.9 80.0 82.7

1,273rd best VFR conditions of United States

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met:
  • Visibility: 5 mi or more
  • Ceiling: 3,000 ft or more
Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 83.6 92 78 81 84
February 81.2 73 71 86 78
March 89.8 88 90 89 85
April 93.9 95 98 98 92
May 91.5 93 97 81 93
June 95.5 99 95 92 95
July 95.1 87 98 98 98
August 94.3 94 97 93 95
September 92.8 92 93 88 99
October 89.0 88 93 86 92
November 88.3 87 99 86 91
December 84.1 74 87 87 83
Average 90.5 89.4 91.9 89.0 90.9

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met:
  • Visibility: 3⅛ mi or more
  • Ceiling: 1,000 ft or more
Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 11.7 11 11 13 12
February 15.8 16 12 15 16
March 18.3 20 20 20 17
April 23.1 23 23 23 24
May 27.1 28 27 24 29
June 30.4 32 30 29 30
July 32.6 33 32 33 33
August 31.3 31 32 31 32
September 28.9 28 28 27 32
October 24.0 22 25 24 26
November 17.1 18 17 20 15
December 13.8 12 18 13 14
Average 22.9 23.1 23.0 22.6 23.2

763rd highest temperature of United States

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 1.9 0 1 4 3
February 4.9 4 2 5 5
March 7.1 8 8 10 5
April 10.9 11 10 10 12
May 16.1 17 14 14 18
June 20.0 20 20 20 20
July 22.0 23 22 23 22
August 21.3 21 22 22 21
September 18.4 17 17 18 20
October 12.7 10 14 13 15
November 5.8 8 4 8 4
December 3.9 4 7 2 4
Average 12.2 12.1 11.8 12.4 12.5

1,964th lowest temperature of United States

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 9.2 9 9 13 9
February 11.0 10 13 14 16
March 8.2 10 8 9 8
April 5.8 4 4 5 6
May 5.0 3 3 10 3
June 3.1 1 3 4 6
July 2.2 3 3 2 1
August 3.9 3 4 6 4
September 5.8 8 5 9 0
October 5.7 3 5 7 6
November 6.6 9 3 4 9
December 10.1 9 5 6 12
Average 6.1 5.7 5.1 7.1 6.1

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 6.4 7 6 7 6
February 7.1 7 7 7 7
March 7.6 8 7 7 7
April 7.5 7 7 8 7
May 6.7 7 7 7 6
June 5.9 6 6 6 6
July 5.5 6 6 5 5
August 5.1 5 5 5 5
September 6.1 7 5 7 5
October 5.8 6 6 5 6
November 5.9 7 6 5 6
December 5.9 5 7 6 7
Average 6.3 6.5 6.2 6.3 6.0

763rd highest wind speed of United States

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 324° 305° 295° 271°
February 225° 352° 225° 271°
March 221° 030° 216° 317°
April 227° 261° 252° 199°
May 189° 270° 322° 217°
June 316° 197° 236° 236°
July 208° 222° 220° 238°
August 254° 157° 201° 043°
September 017° 003° 029° 046°
October 351° 281° 024° 082°
November 042° 329° 109° 354°
December 013° 216° 260° 258°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

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