Whether you enjoy outdoor activities, an exciting nightlife, art and music, or the simple pleasures of a family-oriented community, Winston-Salem offers residents a variety of opportunities to learn, play and grow. With four distinct seasons and easy access to the mountains and the ocean, beauty and a comfortable climate are always within reach.
Winston-Salem’s cost of living consistently ranks at or below many of its peer communities across the U.S. and is significantly less expensive than other major metro areas throughout the Southeast U.S. Winston-Salem averages approximately 8.4% below the national average for cost of living including housing, transportation, utilities, healthcare and miscellaneous categories.
The Smith Reynolds Airport is located in north central North Carolina where the climate is typically mild. The warmest month of the year is July which has an average high of 89 degrees Fahrenheit (F); whereas, the coldest month of the year is January which has an average low temperature of 29 degrees F. The area receives approximately 3.79″ of precipitation per month and receives an average annual precipitation of 45.44″. March was recognized as one of the wettest months with an average of 4.31″ of precipitation.