North Carolina
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From four distinct seasons to its geographic diversity and welcoming communities, this is nice place to live. Comfortable lifestyles, a low cost of living, activities galore, art and culture, natural beauty and a heritage of gracious hospitality.

There are mountains, beaches and bustling urban centers. Living costs in the state are 6% cheaper than the national average and home prices are lower than those in most states.

Living In North Carolina
Weather A humid, subtropical climate. Winters are short and mild, while summers are usually very sultry; spring and fall are distinct and refreshing periods of transition.
Tornadoes Moderate Risk
Thunderstorms Yes
Hurricanes Yes
Earthquakes None
Wildfires Rare
Flooding Some along rivers
Tidal Surges Yes
Mud Slides None
Volcanoes None
Snow Yes, a little
Freezing Rain Yes
Cold Winds Yes, in winter
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