North Charleston, South Carolina 

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Climate in North Charleston, South Carolina

North Charleston, South Carolina gets 49 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

North Charleston averages 1 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 208 sunny days per year in North Charleston. The US average is 205 sunny days.

North Charleston 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 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.2 / 10
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in North Charleston, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  North Charleston, South CarolinaUnited States
  49.4 in.38.1 in.
  0.5 in.27.8 in.
  106.8 days106.2 days
  208 days205 days
  90.3°85.8°
  38.0°21.7°
  7.27
  5.14.3
  20 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 North Charleston with an average high temperature of 90.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in South Carolina. In North Charleston, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for North Charleston are October, April and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for North Charleston with an average of 38.0°. This is one of the warmest places in South Carolina.


In North Charleston, there are 48.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in South Carolina.


In North Charleston, there are 24.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in South Carolina.


In North Charleston, 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 North Charleston 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 49.4 inches in North Charleston means that it is wetter than most places in South Carolina.


August is the rainiest month in North Charleston with 12.3 days of rain, and November is the driest month with only 6.9 rainy days. There are 106.8 rainy days annually in North Charleston, 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 0.5 inches in North Charleston means that it is less snowy than most places in South Carolina. December is the snowiest month in North Charleston with 0.2 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    North Charleston Living - 12/18/2016
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    Not a good place for kids - 11/25/2016
    I move to Charleston from Watertown NY, only move here because my husband wanted to be close to his parents, The heat is horrible, the majority of people are so rude and... Read More

    Don't Move to North Charleston - 1/23/2015
    I recently relocated here from upstate New York. The crime is out of control at least in my personal opinion. There is a shooting/robbery/car-jacking on the news just... Read More


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