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Climate in Charleston, Tennessee

Charleston, Tennessee gets 55 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 213 sunny days per year in Charleston. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Charleston gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 127 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 27
Rain: averages 55 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 3 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Charleston is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Tennessee.

7.4 / 10
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Charleston, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Charleston, TennesseeUnited States
  54.9 in.38.1 in.
  2.7 in.27.8 in.
  127.3 days106.2 days
  213 days205 days
  88.3°85.8°
  27.3°21.7°
  7.47
  4.74.3
  728 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 Charleston with an average high temperature of 88.3°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Tennessee. In Charleston, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Charleston are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Charleston with an average of 27.3°. This is warmer than most places in Tennessee.


In Charleston, there are 31.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Tennessee.


In Charleston, there are 81.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Tennessee.


In Charleston, there are 0.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Tennessee.


December is the wettest month in Charleston with 5.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 3.3 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 28% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 54.9 inches in Charleston means that it is wetter than most places in Tennessee.


July is the rainiest month in Charleston with 12.1 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 8.3 rainy days. There are 127.3 rainy days annually in Charleston, which is rainier than most places in Tennessee. The rainiest season is Spring 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 2.7 inches in Charleston means that it is less snowy than most places in Tennessee. January is the snowiest month in Charleston with 1.1 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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