Greenville County, South Carolina 

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Climate in Greenville County, South Carolina

Greenville County, South Carolina gets 52 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Greenville County averages 2 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 221 sunny days per year in Greenville County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Greenville County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 106 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 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 30
Rain: averages 52 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Greenville County 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 Greenville County, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Greenville, South CarolinaUnited States
  51.8 in.38.1 in.
  2.4 in.27.8 in.
  106.0 days106.2 days
  221 days205 days
  89.3°85.8°
  30.3°21.7°
  7.57
  54.3
  1080 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 Greenville County with an average high temperature of 89.3°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in South Carolina. In Greenville County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Greenville County are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Greenville County with an average of 30.3°. This is colder than most places in South Carolina.


In Greenville County, there are 37.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in South Carolina.


In Greenville County, there are 61.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in South Carolina.


In Greenville 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.


July is the wettest month in Greenville County with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.6 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 28% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 51.8 inches in Greenville County means that it is one of the wettest places in South Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Greenville County with 10.6 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.0 rainy days. There are 106.0 rainy days annually in Greenville County, which is rainier than most places in South Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 2.4 inches in Greenville County means that it is snowier than most places in South Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Greenville County with 1.2 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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