Current 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
59 Years of Grandfather Mountain Weather Records
View a webcam of Grandfather Mountain as seen from Foscoe.

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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  • I was amazed with the scenery and the way the mountains just made my mouth drop in awe and wonder.  I have began hiking as a hobby lately after having a major back surgery in January 2010.  Now after coming there I have a new goal to hike up MacRae Peak so we will be coming back in a few months  and hopefully bring more people with us.  We really enjoyed the natural habitat and the bears. You people really know how to entertain us. The staff was very very and a special thanks to Jill on top of the Mountain at the Swinging Bridge for explaining the points and mountains to us.  She is to be my tour guide when I come back !
    Kent
    Troutman, NC
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