Climate for South Carolina
(United States)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures


All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 6 measuring stations in South Carolina.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.


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South Carolina is one of the warmest region in the United States with an average daily high temperature of 24 degrees centigrade. The climate is almost moderate, but also offers a few sultry months with high humidity and high temperatures. In at least 7 months the average temperatures are above 25 degrees and pleasant water temperatures of up to 7 degrees are inviting for bathing in the warm season.

Travel season

Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from June to August. Nearly unattractive for tourists are the cold months from November to March.

hours of sunshine per day
Sunshine hours per day in the United States
rainy days per month
Rainy days per month in the United States
Precipitation in mm/day
Precipitation in the United States
Relative humidity in %
Relative humidity in the United States
Water temperature
Water temperatures in the United States
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Absolute humidity in the United States

The most important cities in the region of South Carolina

South Carolina is a part of of the United States and has an east-west extension of about 400 km. From north to south it is approximately 320 km. The biggest cities are Columbia and Charleston. The local time is now Saturday, 7:33 pm.

CityPopulationGeo-Position 
Columbia129,27234°0'3"N81°2'5"W
Charleston120,08332°46'36"N79°55'51"W
North Charleston97,47132°51'17"N79°58'29"W
Mount Pleasant67,84332°47'39"N79°51'45"W
Rock Hill66,15434°55'30"N81°1'30"W
Greenville58,40934°51'9"N82°23'38"W
Summerville43,39233°1'7"N80°10'32"W
Sumter40,52433°55'14"N80°20'29"W
Hilton Head Island37,09932°12'59"N80°45'9"W
Florence37,05634°11'44"N79°45'45"W
Spartanburg37,01334°56'58"N81°55'55"W
Goose Creek35,93832°58'52"N80°1'57"W
Aiken29,52433°33'38"N81°43'10"W
Myrtle Beach27,10933°41'21"N78°53'12"W
Anderson26,68634°30'12"N82°39'0"W
Greer25,51534°56'19"N82°13'37"W
Greenwood23,22234°11'43"N82°9'42"W
Mauldin22,88934°46'43"N82°18'36"W
Taylors21,61734°55'13"N82°17'46"W
North Augusta21,34833°30'6"N81°57'54"W
Saint Andrews21,15134°2'44"N81°7'45"W
Wade Hampton20,62234°54'13"N82°19'59"W
Easley19,99334°49'47"N82°36'5"W
Socastee19,95233°41'1"N78°59'54"W
Simpsonville18,23834°44'13"N82°15'15"W
Hanahan17,99732°55'7"N80°1'19"W
Lexington17,87033°58'54"N81°14'10"W
Conway17,10333°50'10"N79°2'52"W
Seven Oaks15,14434°2'56"N81°8'47"W
West Columbia14,98833°59'37"N81°4'26"W