Fort Mill, South Carolina 

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Climate in Fort Mill, South Carolina

Fort Mill, South Carolina gets 44 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Fort Mill averages 3 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 211 sunny days per year in Fort Mill. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Fort Mill gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 99 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 31
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 3 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

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

Climate Averages
  Fort Mill, South CarolinaUnited States
  44.1 in.38.1 in.
  2.5 in.27.8 in.
  98.9 days106.2 days
  211 days205 days
  90.4°85.8°
  30.8°21.7°
  7.57
  4.84.3
  623 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 Fort Mill with an average high temperature of 90.4°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in South Carolina. In Fort Mill, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Fort Mill are May, September and April.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Fort Mill with an average of 30.8°. This is colder than most places in South Carolina.


In Fort Mill, there are 46.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in South Carolina.


In Fort Mill, there are 58.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in South Carolina.


In Fort Mill, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in South Carolina.


August is the wettest month in Fort Mill with 4.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is May with 3.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 28% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 44.1 inches in Fort Mill means that it is one of the driest places in South Carolina.


March is the rainiest month in Fort Mill with 9.1 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 6.3 rainy days. There are 98.9 rainy days annually in Fort Mill, which is less rainy than most places in South Carolina. The rainiest season is Spring 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 2.5 inches in Fort Mill means that it is one of the snowiest places in South Carolina. February is the snowiest month in Fort Mill with 1.0 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    3 Years and Leaving - 9/17/2019
    Moved here in Spring of 2017, built a home and now plan to leave in Spring of 2020 and honestly I cannot wait to get out of here. The infrastructure in Ft Mill and... Read More

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    Possible move to Fort Mill? - 2/27/2018
    Thinking of moving to this area. Recently moved to Austin from CA and really do not like it (too congested and expensive plus people are really not as friendly as CA). ... Read More

    NY resident retiring in SC - 4/21/2015
    looking to move to SC to retire in the near future. Currently living in the Adirondacks where the temp was minus 15 this past winter. I am looking at Fort Mill, SC as... Read More


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