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Historical Weather
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Monroe, NC
Time Period
January 1 - January 1
Total Recorded Days
15
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Sunny
8 days / 53%
Top Conditions
Weather Observed Recorded Days (of 15 total)
Sunny
8 days (53%)
Cloudy
5 days (33%)
Rain
4 days (27%)
Fog
2 days (13%)
Partly Cloudy
2 days (13%)
Precipitation 4 days (27%)
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Of 15 days between 1996 and 2014, Sunny was the most frequent condition. Additionally, 4 days were recorded with precipitation.

Note: As multiple conditions can be recorded during one day, the weather observed may total more than 15.

Warm
15 days / 53%
 
50 ° | 35 °F
Average Temperature
37°
68°
50°
19°
51°
35°
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Dew Point
Wind Speed
11

Although the temperature is most often Warm, the temperatures are highly variable. The wind speed averages indicate that the temperature will feel a bit cooler than its recorded value.

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Activities
Location
Monroe, NC
Activity
Golf
When is it good weather for the activity: Golf in Monroe, NC?
Golf Locations
1 Ballantyne Resort Hotel
Ballantyne Resort Hotel
10000 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy.
Charlotte, NC 28277

Nestled on 2,000 acres, Ballantyne is a stately structure, with towering two-story windows in the lobby that make a strong impression. Even if you check in expecting a vacation filled with golf and tennis, you might find you can barely budge from the spa. The spacious guest rooms have classic furniture and color schemes of gold, cream, and sage. You can choose a sunset view or golf view. The Lodge, designed for corporate retreats, has a great room with a fireplace and a porch with rocking chairs. Pros:

luxury defined.

Cons:

not convenient for exploring city center. www.ballantyneresort.com. 200 rooms, 14 suites. In-room: Internet, Wi-Fi. In-hotel: restaurants, bar, golf course, pool, tennis courts, gym, spa. Credit cards accepted.

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2 The Carolina
The Carolina
1 Carolina Vista Dr.
Pinehurst, NC 28374

In business since 1901, this stately hotel has never lost its turn-of-the-20th-century charm. Civilized pleasures await in the spacious public rooms and elegantly traditional accommodations, on the rocker-lined wide verandas, and amid the gardens. You can tee off on one of eight golf courses or relax in the spa, with warm, dark wood accented by a moss-green-and-cream color scheme. The 45-room Manor Inn has the feel of a B&B; guests have access to all the resort facilities, including the formal Carolina Dining Room, with an eclectic menu. Pros:

historic setting combined with attentive service and luxurious amenities make staying at the Carolina a special experience.

Cons:

the resort is geared to golfers and spa-goers with deep pockets, so bring plenty of cash. www.pinehurst.com. 222 rooms, 89 condos. In-room: Internet, Wi-Fi. In-hotel: restaurants, bar, golf courses, pools, tennis courts, gym, spa, water sports, children's programs. Credit cards accepted.

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3 The Holly Inn
The Holly Inn
155 Cherokee Rd.
Pinehurst, NC 28374

The first in the village, the Holly has crown molding, elegant lighting, and other architectural features that recall the 1890s. Luxuries include silk-covered hangers, embroidered robes, and afternoon sandwiches, cookies, and iced tea. The menu at the 1895 Grille, the restaurant, changes seasonally and serves a semi-formal breakfast and dinner. Inventive entrées include Parmesan-roasted chicken breast, Dijon-and-herb-crusted lamb, and veal tenderloin. Jackets are required at the restaurant. The more casual Tavern, known for its caramelized five-onion soup, has a pub atmosphere and a patio. Pros:

historic inn is beautiful and a bit less imposing than its sister property.

Cons:

folks looking for the ultimate Pinehurst experience might prefer staying closer to the golf course. www.pinehurst.com. 78 rooms, 7 suites. In-room: Internet, Wi-Fi. In-hotel: restaurants, bar, golf courses, pool, tennis courts. Credit cards accepted. Rate includes: Some meals.

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4 Inn at the Bryant House
Inn at the Bryant House
214 N. Poplar St.
Aberdeen, NC 28315

One block east of U.S. 1, this charming B&B was originally built in 1913. All the guest rooms are individually decorated; some have romantic canopy beds. The inn has golf packages and occasionally stages murder mystery dinners. Pros:

friendly and accommodating staff; more affordable than inns in Pinehurst and Southern Pines.

Cons:

quiet location means little nightlife action. www.innatbryanthouse.com. 8 rooms, 6 with bath. In-hotel: some pets allowed. Credit cards accepted. Rate includes: Breakfast.

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5 Magnolia Inn
Magnolia Inn
65 Magnolia Rd.
Pinehurst, NC 28374

This 112-year-old inn, once just a hangout for golfing buddies, now draws a more diverse crowd after being tastefully decorated with unusual antiques. Bathrooms have original fixtures such as claw-foot tubs. The inn's dining rooms, with their butter-yellow walls and fireplaces, are cozy. The regional menu includes shrimp and grits and blackened North Carolina catfish as well as sea bass and filet mignon. There's also an English-style pub. Pros:

cozy and historic, and the food is well regarded.

Cons:

older bathrooms may not be up to some travelers' standards. www.themagnoliainn.com. 11 rooms. In-hotel: restaurant. Credit cards accepted. Rate includes: Breakfast.

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6 Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club
Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club
1010 Midland Rd.
Southern Pines, NC 28387

In a building dating from 1921, this resort is the sibling of Pine Needles Lodge. On the premises is a Georgian-style clubhouse and a golf course designed by Donald Ross that has hosted numerous tournaments. The spacious rooms are filled with authentic antiques and good copies. Seven private villas with kitchenettes are also available. Pros:

elegant historic setting has loads of charm.

Cons:

not a good fit for those who need modern decor and up-to-the-minute amenities. www.pineneedles-midpines.com. 103 rooms, 7 villas. In-room: Wi-Fi. In-hotel: restaurants, bar, golf course, pool, tennis courts, gym. Credit cards accepted. Rate includes: Some meals.

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7 Pine Crest Inn
Pine Crest Inn
50 Dogwood Rd.
Pinehurst, NC 28370

Chintz and mahogany fill the rooms of this slightly faded gem. The chefs whip up meals reminiscent of Sunday supper: homemade soups, fresh fish dishes, and the house specialty, a 22-ounce pork chop. Mr. B's Lounge is one of the liveliest nightspots in town. Guests have golf and tennis privileges at local clubs. Pros:

restaurant gets high marks, and the bar's casual atmosphere is a contrast to the more formal settings at most area hotels.

Cons:

nonsmokers note that smoking is allowed in the bar; if you want a large room, request one, as some are small. www.pinecrestinnpinehurst.com. 40 rooms. In-hotel: restaurant, bar. Credit cards accepted. Rate includes: Some meals.

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8 Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club
Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club
1005 Midland Rd.
Southern Pines, NC 28387

One of the bonuses of staying at this resort is the chance to meet Peggy Kirk Bell, a champion golfer who built the place with her late husband. The club, known for its excellent golf course, has hosted the U.S. Women's Open. The rooms are done in a rustic chalet style; many have exposed beams, pine paneling, and fireplaces. Private lodges with four bedrooms are great for families. Pros:

rustic inn is a bit more relaxed than some of its neighbors.

Cons:

if you're looking for the ultimate luxury experience, this one probably isn't for you. www.pineneedles-midpines.com. 78 rooms. In-room: Internet, Wi-Fi. In-hotel: restaurant, bar, golf course, pool, tennis courts, gym. Credit cards accepted. Rate includes: Some meals.

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9 Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club
Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club
3001 Cameron Blvd.
Durham, NC 27705

On the campus of Duke University, this luxurious hotel evokes the feeling of an English country inn. Guest rooms with plaid bedspreads and creamy wall coverings overlook either a park or a Robert Trent Jones and Rees Jones-designed golf course. On display in the public rooms are memorabilia belonging to the Duke family, for whom the hotel and university are named. At the quietly sophisticated Fairview restaurant ($$$$)you can dine on poached tiger shrimp and mango cocktail sauce followed by prosciutto-wrapped monkfish with goat-cheese grits. Pros:

well appointed and service-oriented; luxury travelers will feel right at home.

Cons:

the stately setting may make you feel like you need to mind your p's and q's. www.washingtondukeinn.com. 271 rooms, 42 suites. In-room: Internet, Wi-Fi. In-hotel: restaurant, bar, golf course, pool, tennis courts, gym. Credit cards accepted.

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10 North Carolina Museum of History
North Carolina Museum of History
5 E. Edenton St.
Raleigh, NC 27601

Founded in 1898, the museum is now in a state-of-the-art facility on Bicentennial Plaza. It houses the N. C. Sports Hall of Fame, which displays memorabilia from 260 inductees, from college heroes to pro superstars to Olympic contenders. You can see Richard Petty's race car, Arnold Palmer's Ryder cup golf bag, and Harlem Globetrotter Meadowlark Lemon's uniforms. The Capital Area Visitor Services, in the museum's lobby, is a great place to plan your downtown itinerary, pick up brochures, or arrange area tours. www.ncmuseumofhistory.org. Admission: Free. Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. noon-5.

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11 Tanglewood Park
Tanglewood Park

Clemmons, NC 27012

On land once claimed for Queen Elizabeth by Sir Walter Raleigh is Tanglewood Park, open to the public for golfing, boating, hiking, fishing, horseback riding, and swimming. The Tanglewood Festival of Lights, the largest holiday-lights festival in the Southeast, runs from mid-November to early January every year. www.forsyth.cc/tanglewood. Admission: $2 per car. Hours: Daily dawn-dusk.

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12 Tufts Archives
Tufts Archives
150 Cherokee Rd.
Pinehurst, NC 28370

The Tufts Archives recount the founding of Pinehurst in the letters, pictures, and news clippings, dating from 1895, of James Walker Tufts, who once served as president of the United States Golf Association. Pinehurst owes its origins to Tufts, who chose this area to build a health resort. Admission: Free. Hours: Weekdays 9:30-5, Sat. 9:30-12:30.

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2014 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2014/1/1 48 40 32 35 29 23 86 64 43 30.44 30.35 30.20 10 10 10 5 1 - 0.00  
2013 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2013/1/1 51 48 46 50 45 29 100 84 46 30.15 30.04 29.93 10 6 2 10 7 - 0.01 Rain
2012 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2012/1/1 66 52 37 54 43 23 89 69 35 30.18 30.07 29.95 10 10 4 18 6 28 0.00  
2011 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2011/1/1 63 57 51 58 55 48 100 95 77 30.24 30.13 30.05 10 5 0 15 4 22 0.26 Fog , Rain
2010 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2010/1/1 48 41 32 43 37 21 100 84 49 30.07 30.01 29.96 10 5 1 8 4 - 0.00  
2009 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2009/1/1 42 33 24 13 10 5 58 41 23 30.46 30.36 30.29 10 10 10 9 5 - 0.00  
2008 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2008/1/1 51 43 33 37 26 12 83 53 23 30.18 30.08 30.01 10 10 10 20 9 26 0.00  
2007 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2007/1/1 66 56 45 62 52 33 94 84 59 30.14 29.97 29.88 10 7 2 16 12 23 0.46 Rain
2006 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2006/1/1 62 48 33 35 30 27 85 55 26 30.17 30.11 29.99 10 10 10 6 2 - 0.00  
2005 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2005/1/1 68 57 46 49 47 43 90 76 49 30.50 30.46 30.42 10 8 4 12 6 - 0.00  
2004 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2004/1/1 62 47 32 32 27 22 66 50 26 30.50 30.40 30.35 10 10 10 9 5 - 0.00  
2003 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2003/1/1 62 56 48 61 57 49 100 94 67 29.86 29.74 29.65 10 8 1 17 7 22 0.22 Rain
2002 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2002/1/1 42 34 25 19 12 7 63 43 25 30.33 30.23 30.10 10 10 10 14 7 - 0.00  
2001 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2001/1/1 37 28 19 23 15 11 78 57 37 30.41 30.35 30.28 10 10 10 9 3 - 0.00  
2000 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2000/1/1 60 48 35 54 46 36 100 96 77 30.34 30.26 30.18 10 2 0 7 1 - 0.00 Fog