Georgetown County, South Carolina 

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Climate in Georgetown County, South Carolina

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

Georgetown County averages 1 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 211 sunny days per year in Georgetown County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Georgetown County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 101 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 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 35
Rain: averages 54 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.4 / 10
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Georgetown County, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Georgetown, South CarolinaUnited States
  53.8 in.38.1 in.
  0.5 in.27.8 in.
  100.6 days106.2 days
  211 days205 days
  90.9°85.8°
  35.3°21.7°
  7.47
  54.3
  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 Georgetown County with an average high temperature of 90.9°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in South Carolina. In Georgetown County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Georgetown County are October, April and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Georgetown County with an average of 35.3°. This is warmer than most places in South Carolina.


In Georgetown County, there are 48.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in South Carolina.


In Georgetown County, there are 37.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in South Carolina.


In Georgetown County, 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 Georgetown County with 7.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 34% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 53.8 inches in Georgetown County means that it is one of the wettest places in South Carolina.


August is the rainiest month in Georgetown County with 11.4 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.5 rainy days. There are 100.6 rainy days annually in Georgetown County, which is less rainy than most places in South Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 32% 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 Georgetown County means that it is less snowy than most places in South Carolina. December is the snowiest month in Georgetown County with 0.3 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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