Real-Time Weather

Follow these links to see up-to-the minute reports from Grandfather and other High Country weather stations.

Current conditions for the Mile High Swinging Bridge, updated every minute
Conditions & Forecast from the Grandfather Mountain Nature Museum
NC Climate Data from the Swinging Bridge Weather Station
Ray’s Weather Center Linville Forecast
Search the Grandfather Mountain Weather Database
58 Years of Grandfather Mountain Weather Records

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Average Temperatures On Grandfather

In general, temperatures on Grandfather Mountain will be 10 degrees cooler than in the foothills.

Dec. – Feb. Hi. – 37 Lo. – 22
March – May Hi. – 53 Lo. – 37
June – Aug. Hi. – 68 Lo. – 55
Sept. – Nov. Hi. – 55 Lo. – 41
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  • My wife and I along with our daughter, son in law and grand daughter recently visited the mountains and one of the highlights was our trip the Grandfather Mt. The reason it was great was because everything is handicap accessible.  My wife is wheelchair bound and we were able to include her in everything even the bridge. She was so happy because she was able to tell everyone the story of the first time she ever walked across the bridge and how it was made of wood. The animal park was the best and the highlight for our grand daughter. We were on vacation for a week and the trip to Grandfather was the last day and we truly saved the best for last. Thank you for all you do to make this State Treasure open to all.
    Cliff
    Chocowinity, NC
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