Lake Wylie, South Carolina 

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Climate in Lake Wylie, South Carolina

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

Lake Wylie averages 3 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 Lake Wylie. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Lake Wylie 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.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 29
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 Lake Wylie 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 Lake Wylie, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Lake Wylie, South CarolinaUnited States
  44.2 in.38.1 in.
  2.8 in.27.8 in.
  104.5 days106.2 days
  214 days205 days
  89.8°85.8°
  29.1°21.7°
  7.57
  4.84.3
  587 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 Lake Wylie with an average high temperature of 89.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in South Carolina. In Lake Wylie, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Lake Wylie are May, September and April.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Lake Wylie with an average of 29.1°. This is one of the coldest places in South Carolina.


In Lake Wylie, there are 41.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in South Carolina.


In Lake Wylie, there are 67.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in South Carolina.


In Lake Wylie, 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 Lake Wylie with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.1 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 44.2 inches in Lake Wylie means that it is one of the driest places in South Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Lake Wylie with 9.8 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 6.7 rainy days. There are 104.5 rainy days annually in Lake Wylie, 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 2.8 inches in Lake Wylie means that it is one of the snowiest places in South Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Lake Wylie with 1.4 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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