Goose Creek, South Carolina 

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Climate in Goose Creek, South Carolina

Goose Creek, SC has a humid subtropical climate with hot, humid summers and mild to cool winters. The average annual temperature is around 70°F, with July being the warmest month at an average of 83°F and January being the coldest month at an average of 53°F. Average rainfall for the year is around 44 inches, with August being the wettest month at 5.5 inches and February typically being the driest at 3 inches of rain. The area also experiences above-average amounts of snowfall in winter months, averaging 7 inches per year.

Goose Creek, South Carolina gets 50 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Goose Creek averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 214 sunny days per year in Goose Creek. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Goose Creek 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 38
Rain: averages 50 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Goose Creek is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in South Carolina.

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October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Goose Creek, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Goose Creek, South CarolinaUnited States
  49.6 in.38.1 in.
  0.4 in.27.8 in.
  107.4 days106.2 days
  214 days205 days
  90.3°85.8°
  37.8°21.7°
  7.27
  4.74.3
  30 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 Goose Creek with an average high temperature of 90.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in South Carolina. In Goose Creek, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Goose Creek are October, April and May.


In Goose Creek, there are 50.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in South Carolina.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Goose Creek with an average of 37.8°. This is one of the warmest places in South Carolina.


In Goose Creek, there are 25.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in South Carolina.


In Goose Creek, 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.


Humidity in Goose Creek can be stifling in the summer, but pleasant for most of the year. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June. The humid season runs from May-September and the least humid months are October-April.


August is the wettest month in Goose Creek with 6.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is November with 2.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 37% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 49.6 inches in Goose Creek means that it is wetter than most places in South Carolina.


August is the rainiest month in Goose Creek with 12.6 days of rain, and November is the driest month with only 6.9 rainy days. There are 107.4 rainy days annually in Goose Creek, which is rainier than most places in South Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 33% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.4 inches in Goose Creek means that it is less snowy than most places in South Carolina. December is the snowiest month in Goose Creek with 0.2 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Goose Creek    3 Reviews
    climate - 4/21/2013
    I was told not to bring furs, real heavy coats, and I didn't. Those things are not needed by me here. I have never seen snow here. They said it was flurrying one day,... Read More

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    Life in Goose Creek South Carolina - 1/1/2010
    We have lived here for 10 months now and are enjoying it very much. The cost of living is low, the people are friendly, there is a real sense of community and self pride... Read More

    Goose Creek - 12/10/2007
    We have lived here for just a few months. This is a small town outside of Charleston. It is close to downtown and historic Summerville. The cost of living is low and... Read More


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