Greer, South Carolina 

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Climate in Greer, South Carolina

Greer, South Carolina gets 51 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 222 sunny days per year in Greer. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Greer gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 108 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 51 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 3 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Greer 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 Greer, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Greer, South CarolinaUnited States
  50.8 in.38.1 in.
  2.5 in.27.8 in.
  107.5 days106.2 days
  222 days205 days
  89.9°85.8°
  30.5°21.7°
  7.57
  54.3
  1014 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 Greer with an average high temperature of 89.9°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in South Carolina. In Greer, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Greer are May, September and April.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Greer with an average of 30.5°. This is colder than most places in South Carolina.


In Greer, there are 41.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in South Carolina.


In Greer, there are 61.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in South Carolina.


In Greer, 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.


July is the wettest month in Greer with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.6 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 28% of yearly precipitation and 24% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 50.8 inches in Greer means that it is wetter than most places in South Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Greer with 10.8 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.1 rainy days. There are 107.5 rainy days annually in Greer, which is rainier than most places in South Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 2.5 inches in Greer means that it is one of the snowiest places in South Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Greer with 1.2 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Why Live in Greer, SC - 11/18/2017
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    Quality of Life - 10/24/2013
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    Greer, SC - 9/2/2008
    Greer is a viable, expanding city which is fueled by the ever expending and growing BMW manufacturing facility. With that comes the fact that because of the company's... Read More


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