Best Time To Visit Charleston, South Carolina

Best Time To Go To Charleston

Charleston falls under the category of humid subtropical climate. It experience mild and cool winters but quite hot and humid summers. Here most of the rainfall occurs during the summer months and even a little during the short winter season. June to September experiences the maximum rainfall and the summer and autumn extends till November. December is usually the coolest month. The best time to visit the city is during the months of December to May as the climate is pleasant and the skies are mostly clear.

Climate in Charleston

Know weather for your travel dates:

22-Apr-2018
Today 22 Apr

66

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Rain and breezy throughout the day.

Wind:6.52 m/s

Humidity:87%

Precipitation:1.95%

  • Mon 23 Apr
    75 | 60

    Rain in the morning.

  • Tue 24 Apr
    77 | 59

    Partly cloudy starting in the evening.

  • Wed 25 Apr
    76 | 58

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Thu 26 Apr
    75 | 58

    Partly cloudy until evening.

  • Fri 27 Apr
    72 | 56

    Mostly cloudy until evening.

  • Sat 28 Apr
    79 | 56

    Partly cloudy overnight.

Month wise Weather in Charleston

Average Temperature in Charleston by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 55℉

Minimum temperature: 28℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

Feb

Average temperature: 58℉

Minimum temperature: 36℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

Mar

Average temperature: 58℉

Minimum temperature: 30℉

Maximum temperature: 79℉

Apr

Average temperature: 69℉

Minimum temperature: 46℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

May

Average temperature: 74℉

Minimum temperature: 52℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Jun

Average temperature: 78℉

Minimum temperature: 61℉

Maximum temperature: 88℉

Jul

Average temperature: 81℉

Minimum temperature: 70℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Aug

Average temperature: 80℉

Minimum temperature: 68℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Sep

Average temperature: 77℉

Minimum temperature: 61℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Oct

Average temperature: 69℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Nov

Average temperature: 59℉

Minimum temperature: 41℉

Maximum temperature: 79℉

Dec

Average temperature: 55℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

Highest temperature in Charleston is recorded as 91.4℉ in July, August and September.

Lowest temperature in Charleston is recorded as 28.4℉ in January.

Average Rain in Charleston by Month (in mm)

  • 160
  • 120
  • 80
  • 40 0
Jan

Average Rain: 45.7 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 915.07 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 10.23 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 133.14 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 17.18 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 126.98 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 70.76 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 699.88 mm

May

Average Rain: 68.53 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1007.97 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 99.25 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 910.44 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 162.83 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 910.44 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 130.86 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 690.55 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 92.49 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1992.78 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 42.45 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 484.63 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 18.89 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 397.95 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 50.94 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 822.17 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Charleston is 1992.78 mm in September.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Charleston is February.

Average Humidity in Charleston by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 44%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Feb

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 42%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Mar

Average Humidity: 66%

Minimum Humidity: 39%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Apr

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 42%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

May

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 56%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Jun

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 67%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Jul

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Aug

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Sep

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Oct

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 61%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Nov

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 64%

Maximum Humidity: 98%

Dec

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 47%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Most humid month in Charleston is August.

Least humid month in Charleston is March.

Best time to visit Charleston Attractions in April