The best times to visit Anderson for ideal weather are

April 2nd to June 3rd

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Anderson Travel Info

Weather in Anderson


Average temperatures in Anderson vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 25th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Anderson, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 92.8°F (33.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 70.8°F (21.6°C) at night.

Anderson Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Anderson Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Anderson Perceived Temperature (F)


Anderson Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Anderson Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 54.2 42.3 31.6
Feb 57.8 45.3 34.4
Mar 67.1 53.9 42.3
Apr 76.3 62.9 50.5
May 82.9 70.2 58.1
Jun 89.5 77.2 66.3
Jul 91.3 79.6 70.1
Aug 89.2 78 69.1
Sep 84.5 72.6 63.2
Oct 74.8 61.3 49.4
Nov 64.2 51.1 39.3
Dec 58.7 47.3 37.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 12.3 5.7 -0.2
Feb 14.3 7.4 1.3
Mar 19.5 12.2 5.7
Apr 24.6 17.2 10.3
May 28.3 21.2 14.5
Jun 31.9 25.1 19.1
Jul 32.9 26.4 21.2
Aug 31.8 25.6 20.6
Sep 29.2 22.6 17.3
Oct 23.8 16.3 9.7
Nov 17.9 10.6 4.1
Dec 14.8 8.5 2.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Anderson are October, May, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid June. For example, on the week of June 18th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in Anderson? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Anderson.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Anderson (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 21% 0 3.7
Feb 23% 0 3
Mar 25% 0 3.8
Apr 26% 0 4.2
May 15% 0 2.6
Jun 20% 0 3.9
Jul 31% 0 6
Aug 25% 0 4.7
Sep 18% 0 2.8
Oct 14% 0 2.8
Nov 19% 0 3.4
Dec 27% 0 5.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 21 0 9.4
Feb 23 0 7.6
Mar 25 0 9.7
Apr 26 0 10.7
May 15 0 6.6
Jun 20 0 9.9
Jul 31 0 15.2
Aug 25 0 11.9
Sep 18 0 7.1
Oct 14 0 7.1
Nov 19 0 8.6
Dec 27 0 14.2


Humidity and Wind

Anderson has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is March (50% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (65.2%).

Wind in Anderson is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 6 knots (6.9 MPH or 11.2 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early April where average top sustained speeds reach 13.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Anderson.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 5.4 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Feb 5.7 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Mar 6 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Apr 5.9 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
May 4.7 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Jun 4.4 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Jul 4.4 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Aug 3.8 Barely noticeable 10.3 Gentle breeze
Sep 4 Light breeze 9.9 Significant breeze
Oct 4.4 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.3 Light breeze 10.5 Significant breeze
Dec 4.5 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 53.5%
Feb 51.3%
Mar 50%
Apr 53.2%
May 58%
Jun 61.5%
Jul 65%
Aug 65.2%
Sep 63.7%
Oct 60.3%
Nov 55.8%
Dec 62.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to Anderson?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Anderson, SC, US is October, followed by February and July. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Anderson in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 49.1 in November means 49.1% of the tourists vs. October.



Overall Anderson Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 86.6°F (30.3°C) and 61.3°F (16.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 6 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Anderson, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 87.2°F (30.7°C) and 60.7°F (15.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Anderson to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 61.3°F (16.3°C) and 52.5°F (11.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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