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


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)


Carolina 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.

Carolina Perceived Temperature (F)


Carolina Perceived Temperature (C)



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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 84.2 77.2 72
Feb 85 77.5 72
Mar 85.7 78.1 72.5
Apr 87.2 79.6 73.8
May 87.8 80.7 75.5
Jun 89.9 82.6 77.2
Jul 89.6 82.8 77.7
Aug 89.8 83 77.8
Sep 89.9 82.8 77.3
Oct 89.6 82.2 76.9
Nov 86.7 79.9 74.8
Dec 84.5 78.3 73.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29 25.1 22.2
Feb 29.4 25.3 22.2
Mar 29.8 25.6 22.5
Apr 30.7 26.4 23.2
May 31 27.1 24.2
Jun 32.2 28.1 25.1
Jul 32 28.2 25.4
Aug 32.1 28.3 25.4
Sep 32.2 28.2 25.2
Oct 32 27.9 24.9
Nov 30.4 26.6 23.8
Dec 29.2 25.7 22.8



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.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 31% 0 4.2
Feb 22% 0 2.2
Mar 18% 0 2.7
Apr 25% 0 4
May 36% 0 7.2
Jun 30% 0 7
Jul 37% 0 6
Aug 40% 0 8.5
Sep 34% 0 6.3
Oct 32% 0 4.9
Nov 40% 0 6.9
Dec 32% 0 6.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 31 0 10.7
Feb 22 0 5.6
Mar 18 0 6.9
Apr 25 0 10.2
May 36 0 18.3
Jun 30 0 17.8
Jul 37 0 15.2
Aug 40 0 21.6
Sep 34 0 16
Oct 32 0 12.4
Nov 40 0 17.5
Dec 32 0 16


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.

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 6.7 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Feb 6.9 Light breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Mar 7.3 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Apr 7.7 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
May 6.7 Light breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Jun 7.2 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
Jul 8.1 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Aug 7.3 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Sep 5.3 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Oct 4.9 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Nov 5.4 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Dec 6.8 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 71.1%
Feb 68.7%
Mar 64.4%
Apr 65.7%
May 71.8%
Jun 70.6%
Jul 70.4%
Aug 71%
Sep 71.3%
Oct 70.5%
Nov 71.9%
Dec 69.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Carolina?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Oct 26, 2023.


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

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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