Lexington County, South Carolina 

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Climate in Lexington County, South Carolina

Lexington County, South Carolina gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 218 sunny days per year in Lexington County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Lexington County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 103 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 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 33
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Lexington County is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in South Carolina.

7.3 / 10
October, May and April are the most pleasant months in Lexington County, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Lexington, South CarolinaUnited States
  46.5 in.38.1 in.
  0.9 in.27.8 in.
  103.3 days106.2 days
  218 days205 days
  92.3°85.8°
  33.2°21.7°
  7.37
  4.74.3
  392 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 Lexington County with an average high temperature of 92.3°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in South Carolina. In Lexington County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Lexington County are April, October and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Lexington County with an average of 33.2°. This is warmer than most places in South Carolina.


In Lexington County, there are 67.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in South Carolina.


In Lexington County, there are 50.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in South Carolina.


In Lexington 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 Lexington County with 5.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 2.8 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 33% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 46.5 inches in Lexington County means that it is drier than most places in South Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Lexington County with 10.9 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 6.9 rainy days. There are 103.3 rainy days annually in Lexington County, which is about average compared to other places in South Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.9 inches in Lexington County means that it is about average compared to other places in South Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Lexington County with 0.7 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall.





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