Gaffney Metro Area, South Carolina 

0 Reviews | Review This Place

United States / South Carolina / Gaffney Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Climate in Gaffney Metro Area, South Carolina

Gaffney Metro Area, South Carolina gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Gaffney Metro Area averages 2 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 Gaffney Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Gaffney Metro Area gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 108 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 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 27
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Gaffney metro area 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 the Gaffney metro area, while January and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Gaffney, South CarolinaUnited States
  46.9 in.38.1 in.
  1.7 in.27.8 in.
  108.4 days106.2 days
  218 days205 days
  90.0°85.8°
  26.6°21.7°
  7.57
  54.3
  691 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 the Gaffney metro area with an average high temperature of 90.0°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in South Carolina. In the Gaffney metro area, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the Gaffney metro area are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the Gaffney metro area with an average of 26.6°. This is one of the coldest places in South Carolina.


In the Gaffney metro area, there are 43.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in South Carolina.


In the Gaffney metro area, there are 89.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in South Carolina.


In the Gaffney metro area, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in South Carolina.


March is the wettest month in the Gaffney metro area with 4.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.3 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 27% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 46.9 inches in the Gaffney metro area means that it is about average compared to other places in South Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in the Gaffney metro area with 10.2 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.9 rainy days. There are 108.4 rainy days annually in the Gaffney metro area, which is rainier than most places in South Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn 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 1.7 inches in the Gaffney metro area means that it is snowier than most places in South Carolina. January is the snowiest month in the Gaffney metro area with 0.8 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall.





  • Annual Rainfall (US Avg: 36.5")
Select Map Options
  • Annual Rainfall
  • Annual Snowfall
  • Precipitation Days
  • Sunny Days
  • July High Temp
  • January Low Temp
  • Reset Map

  • View More Data >

    Reviews for Gaffney    0 Reviews

    Start Your Review of Gaffney



    View More Data >

    COMPARE COST OF LIVING
    Compare Gaffney Metro Area, South Carolina to any other place in the USA.

    MAPS OF GAFFNEY METRO AREA, SOUTH CAROLINA
    ZIP CODES IN GAFFNEY METRO AREA, SOUTH CAROLINA
    29340 29341 29702

    PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP

    Members receive 10 FREE city profile downloads a month, unlimited access to our detailed cost of living calculator and analysis, unlimited access to our DataEngine, and more.

    Try Now
    Join BestPlaces