Greenville, SC has a humid subtropical climate, characterized by hot and humid summers and mild winters. The average high temperature during the summer months is around 86°F (30°C), while the average low temperature in the winter is usually near 40°F (4°C). The area receives an average of 46 inches (117 centimeters) of rainfall annually. Summers are typically wetter than winters, with occasional thunderstorms bringing lightning and rain to the area. Snowfall is relatively rare in Greenville, but does occasionally occur in winter months.
Greenville, South Carolina gets 51 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Greenville averages 3 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 220 sunny days per year in Greenville. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Greenville gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 105 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 31
Rain: averages 51 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 3 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Greenville is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in South Carolina.
6.6 / 6.7
Summer / Winter
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Greenville, while July and January are the least comfortable months.