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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  • It was the most breathtaking experience we ever shared as a family. Many memories were made as we hiked on the trails, crossed the mile high bridge and saw the views of this part of our state. We wanted to thank the locals who greeted us, welcomed us, and made our first visit the best! We will return. Great family vacation!
    Willard, NC
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