Travelers Rest, South Carolina 

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Climate in Travelers Rest, South Carolina

Travelers Rest, South Carolina gets 54 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Travelers Rest averages 2 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 219 sunny days per year in Travelers Rest. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Travelers Rest gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 112 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 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 30
Rain: averages 54 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Travelers Rest is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in South Carolina.

7.2 / 6.5

Summer   /   Winter
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Travelers Rest, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Travelers Rest, South CarolinaUnited States
  54.1 in.38.1 in.
  2.0 in.27.8 in.
  112.1 days106.2 days
  219 days205 days
  87.7°85.8°
  29.6°21.7°
  7.57
  54.3
  1099 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 Travelers Rest with an average high temperature of 87.7°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in South Carolina. In Travelers Rest, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Travelers Rest are May, September and April.


In Travelers Rest, there are 26.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in South Carolina.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Travelers Rest with an average of 29.6°. This is colder than most places in South Carolina.


In Travelers Rest, there are 65.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in South Carolina.


In Travelers Rest, 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 Travelers Rest can be uncomfortable during the summer, but comfortable for most of the year. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June. The humid season runs from June-September and the most comfortable months are October-May.


July is the wettest month in Travelers Rest with 5.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.8 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 54.1 inches in Travelers Rest means that it is one of the wettest places in South Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Travelers Rest with 11.5 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.6 rainy days. There are 112.1 rainy days annually in Travelers Rest, which is one of the rainiest places in South Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 2.0 inches in Travelers Rest means that it is snowier than most places in South Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Travelers Rest with 0.9 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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