Zip 29377 (Startex, SC) Climate


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Startex, SC has a humid subtropical climate with mild winters and hot, humid summers. The average temperature in the winter months is around 45-55°F (7-13°C) and in the summer it can reach up to 90°F (32°C). The area experiences plenty of precipitation year-round, with an average annual rainfall of over 48 inches (1.2 meters). There are occasional thunderstorms throughout the year, as well as occasional flooding during the spring months.

Startex (zip 29377), South Carolina gets 48 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Startex (zip 29377) 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 Startex (zip 29377). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Startex (zip 29377) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 114 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 28
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 29377 zip code is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in South Carolina.

6.5 Summer - 6.7 Winter
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in the 29377 zip code, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateStartex, South CarolinaUnited States
  48.3 in.38.1 in.
  2.2 in.27.8 in.
  114.1 days106.2 days
  221 days205 days
  90.6°85.8°
  28.1°21.7°
  7.47
  4.74.3
  775 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 29377 zip code with an average high temperature of 90.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in South Carolina. In the 29377 zip code, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 29377 zip code are May, April and October.
In the 29377 zip code, there are 48.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in South Carolina.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 29377 zip code with an average of 28.1°. This is one of the coldest places in South Carolina.
In the 29377 zip code, there are 79.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in South Carolina.
In the 29377 zip code, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in South Carolina.
Humidity in the 29377 zip code can be uncomfortable during the summer, but comfortable for most of the year. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June. The humid season runs from June-September and the most comfortable months are October-May.
March is the wettest month in the 29377 zip code with 4.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.4 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 48.3 inches in the 29377 zip code means that it is wetter than most places in South Carolina.
July is the rainiest month in the 29377 zip code with 11.2 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.2 rainy days. There are 114.1 rainy days annually in the 29377 zip code, which is one of the rainiest places in South Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 2.2 inches in the 29377 zip code means that it is snowier than most places in South Carolina. January is the snowiest month in the 29377 zip code with 1.1 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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