Climate . . .

Wilmington has a humid, subtropical climate. Overall, it can be considered pleasant. Winters are cool with daytime temperatures generally in the 50s and 60s. Night time temperatures are generally in the 30s and 40s, with occasional dips into the 20s, or, rarely, the high teens. Spring and fall temperatures are generally in the 60s, 70s and low 80s. Heavy pollen is common in the spring. Humidity climbs late in the spring and is present throughout the summer and early fall. Summer is hot, with higher humidity and temperatures in the 80s and 90s. Summer and early fall can bring tropical cyclones (hurricanes) at an average of once every 7 years.