Blacksburg, South Carolina 

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Climate in Blacksburg, South Carolina

Blacksburg, South Carolina gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Blacksburg averages 2 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 218 sunny days per year in Blacksburg. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Blacksburg gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 107 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 27
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Blacksburg is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in South Carolina.

7.5 / 10
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Blacksburg, while January and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Blacksburg, South CarolinaUnited States
  46.7 in.38.1 in.
  1.8 in.27.8 in.
  107.4 days106.2 days
  218 days205 days
  89.6°85.8°
  27.1°21.7°
  7.57
  54.3
  761 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for Blacksburg with an average high temperature of 89.6°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in South Carolina. In Blacksburg, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Blacksburg are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Blacksburg with an average of 27.1°. This is one of the coldest places in South Carolina.


In Blacksburg, there are 39.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in South Carolina.


In Blacksburg, there are 84.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in South Carolina.


In Blacksburg, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in South Carolina.


March is the wettest month in Blacksburg with 4.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.3 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 27% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 46.7 inches in Blacksburg means that it is about average compared to other places in South Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Blacksburg with 10.1 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.9 rainy days. There are 107.4 rainy days annually in Blacksburg, which is rainier than most places in South Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 1.8 inches in Blacksburg means that it is snowier than most places in South Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Blacksburg with 0.9 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Blacksburg    1 Reviews
    boring - 6/17/2010
    if you have no ride or someone to take you.then you must walk or call a taxi from gaffney at 20 bucks.there is nothing to do there.after 34 years living there i... Read More

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