Weather in Kill Devil Hill is best described as temperate. There are no great extremes in temperatures here and no great surprises either.

Be aware that the Outer Banks is on the outskirts of the hurricane zone and about twice a year, tropical storms or hurricanes are close enough and strong enough to cause a significant change in this area’s weather pattern.

Overall, your best bet for travel to Kill Devil Hill is sometime during the summer months. It’s during the summer you can enjoy the beach area, but summertime is also the rainy season, with as much as almost 6 inches falling in July or August, depending on the year. Rain is also often accompanied by thunderstorms.

Highs during the summer months average high temperatures range in the mid-80s, but be aware that all that rain bring humidity, so this is a humid summer area. Lows in the summer average around the high 60s and low 70s.

Summer is also the high season here, so in the summer months, you’ll be greeted with large crowds all trying to make their way to the beach. Lines at restaurants, packed roadways and more congested shops are all something to be prepared for.

Kill Devil Hills winters are mild, with the lows rarely dropping below 30 and highs in the 50s and 60s.