Weathermen find it boring. The rest of us find it delightful.
With mild winters and warm, sultry summers, the Charleston area's subtropical climate is just one of the reasons visitors love it. On average, the region enjoys 230 days of sunshine each year, with an average growing season of 294 days.
The Four Seasons
Average temperatures: 58° F (14.4° C) to 72° F (22.2° C)
Spring is the Charleston area's most spectacular time of the year. From early March into early June, enjoy the vibrant colors of azaleas, dogwoods and other flowers in bloom.
Average temperatures: 78° F (25.6° C) to 82° F (27.8° C)
The Charleston region's warm, sultry summers are punctuated by cooling coastal breezes and passing afternoon thunderstorms - all of which invite visitors to slow down, sip something refreshing and relax for a while.
Average temperatures: 58° F (14.4° C) to 76° F (24.4° C)
Autumn in the Charleston region brings with it days of bright sunshine, clear blue skies, golden marshes and perfectly crisp evenings.
Average temperatures: 47° F (8.3° C) to 52° F (11.1° C)
Typically mild, winters in the Charleston region are cool with periods of rain and the chance of snow flurries come late December or early January.
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