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 visited Grandfather Mountain with my 3 daughters. We had a wonderful time. The staff was very friendly. The young man who was providing enrichment for the animals was especially knowledgeable and patient as my children asked lots of questions. My daughter asked to adopt "Jane" as a result of our visit and the information she received. Grandfather is a beautiful place and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit.
    Lisa
    Gibsonville, NC
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