The best times to visit Carolina for ideal weather are

March 5th to March 25th

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

 

 


Other Carolina Travel Info

Weather in Carolina

Temperature

Average temperatures in Carolina vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the bottom 1 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 Carolina, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late August to early September where highs are regularly around 90.4°F (32.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.1°F (25.6°C) at night.

Carolina Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Carolina Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Carolina Perceived Temperature (F)

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Carolina Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Carolina 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan84.277.272
Feb8577.572
Mar85.778.172.5
Apr87.279.673.8
May87.880.775.5
Jun89.982.677.2
Jul89.682.877.7
Aug89.88377.8
Sep89.982.877.3
Oct89.682.276.9
Nov86.779.974.8
Dec84.578.373.1

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan2925.122.2
Feb29.425.322.2
Mar29.825.622.5
Apr30.726.423.2
May3127.124.2
Jun32.228.125.1
Jul3228.225.4
Aug32.128.325.4
Sep32.228.225.2
Oct3227.924.9
Nov30.426.623.8
Dec29.225.722.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Carolina are March, February, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid March. For example, on the week of March 12th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid July with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of July 16th.

When can you find snow in Carolina? 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 Carolina.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan31%04.2
Feb22%02.2
Mar18%02.7
Apr25%04
May36%07.2
Jun30%07
Jul37%06
Aug40%08.5
Sep34%06.3
Oct32%04.9
Nov40%06.9
Dec32%06.3

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan31010.7
Feb2205.6
Mar1806.9
Apr25010.2
May36018.3
Jun30017.8
Jul37015.2
Aug40021.6
Sep34016
Oct32012.4
Nov40017.5
Dec32016

 

Humidity and Wind

Carolina has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (64.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (71.9%).

Wind in Carolina is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by April and August. July’s average wind speed of around 8.1 knots (9.3 MPH or 14.9 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early July where average top sustained speeds reach 15.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

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

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan6.7Light breeze13.4Significant breeze
Feb6.9Light breeze14.1Significant breeze
Mar7.3Gentle breeze14.1Significant breeze
Apr7.7Gentle breeze14.5Significant breeze
May6.7Light breeze13.6Significant breeze
Jun7.2Gentle breeze14Significant breeze
Jul8.1Gentle breeze15Significant breeze
Aug7.3Gentle breeze14.2Significant breeze
Sep5.3Light breeze11.8Significant breeze
Oct4.9Light breeze12Significant breeze
Nov5.4Light breeze11.6Significant breeze
Dec6.8Light breeze12.7Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan71.1%
Feb68.7%
Mar64.4%
Apr65.7%
May71.8%
Jun70.6%
Jul70.4%
Aug71%
Sep71.3%
Oct70.5%
Nov71.9%
Dec69.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Carolina?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Puerto Rico; 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 Aug 28, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Carolina, Puerto Rico is July, followed by June and May. 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 Carolina 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

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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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 47.9 in November means 47.9% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Carolina Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 88.9°F (31.6°C) and 84°F (28.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 11 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 9 to 12 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Carolina, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90.4°F (32.4°C) and 84.6°F (29.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 10 to 12 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Carolina to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 86.4°F (30.2°C) and 84°F (28.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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