Most winters there will be 2 to 4 days that remain below freezing.
The hottest temperature on record for the area was 103 °F (39 °C) on August 18, 1988 (in nearby Greensboro the high reached 104 °F (40 °C) in 1914), and the coldest was −8 °F (−22 °C) on January 21, 1985.
Established in 1924, High Point University is a liberal arts institution with approximately 4,400 undergraduate and graduate students from 51 countries and 46 states. The university offers 44 undergraduate majors, 10 graduate-degree programs and one doctorate program. Grayson House, Guilford County Office and Court Building, John Haley House, Hardee Apartments, Highland Cotton Mills Village Historic District, Allen Jay School Rock Gymnasium, Kilby Hotel, O.
It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA Division I and the Big South Conference. Adams House, High Point Central High School, Deep River Friends Meeting House and Cemetery, Enterprise Building, First Baptist Church, Dr. Arthur Kirkman House and Outbuildings, Model Farm, Eli Moore House, Oakwood Historic District, William Penn High School, Sherrod Park, J. Siceloff House, Spring Hill Methodist Protestant Church Cemetery, Spurgeon House, A. Taplin Apartment Building, Tomlinson Chair Manufacturing Company Complex, Uptown Suburbs Historic District, Washington Street Historic District, West High Street Historic District, and Lucy and J.
High Point is a city located in the Piedmont Triad region of the state of North Carolina.
The twister reached its most powerful EF3 classification as it crossed the northern suburbs of the city.
Cold air wedging up on the east side of the mountains can lock this part of the state into cold air while warmer moist air moves in aloft.
This proximity to the mountains creates what is known as the Appalachian Wedge and can produce crippling ice storms.
The city limits of Trinity and Thomasville come within half a mile of the High Point city limits to the south and southwest, respectively.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 55.4 square miles (143.6 km Summers are hot and humid, and the dew points will often climb to near or even above 70 °F (21 °C) by late June through much of August. Most summers the hottest day will record a maximum between 96 and 98 °F (36 and 37 °C).