The best times to visit Clinton for ideal weather are

April 2nd to May 27th

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



Other Clinton Travel Info

Weather in Clinton


Average temperatures in Clinton vary greatly. 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 27th 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 Clinton, 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 93.5°F (34.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 70.6°F (21.4°C) at night.

Clinton Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Clinton 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.

Clinton Perceived Temperature (F)


Clinton Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Clinton 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 54.7 42.7 32.5
Feb 58.1 45.4 34.3
Mar 67.5 54.1 42
Apr 76.1 62.7 49.9
May 82.8 70.1 58.3
Jun 90.4 77.9 67.1
Jul 91.8 79.5 69.8
Aug 91 78.7 69.2
Sep 84.9 72.7 63.3
Oct 75.2 61.6 50.1
Nov 64.9 51.1 39.4
Dec 59.3 47.3 37.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 12.6 5.9 0.3
Feb 14.5 7.4 1.3
Mar 19.7 12.3 5.6
Apr 24.5 17.1 9.9
May 28.2 21.2 14.6
Jun 32.4 25.5 19.5
Jul 33.2 26.4 21
Aug 32.8 25.9 20.7
Sep 29.4 22.6 17.4
Oct 24 16.4 10.1
Nov 18.3 10.6 4.1
Dec 15.2 8.5 2.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Clinton are October, May, and then November. 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 May. For example, on the week of May 7th there are no days 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 Clinton? 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 Clinton.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 18% 0 3.3
Feb 22% 0 2.8
Mar 22% 0 3.8
Apr 21% 0 2.6
May 15% 0 2.8
Jun 17% 0 2.8
Jul 19% 0 2.9
Aug 19% 0 3.4
Sep 17% 0 2.6
Oct 14% 0 3.3
Nov 16% 0 3.4
Dec 26% 0 5.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 18 0 8.4
Feb 22 0 7.1
Mar 22 0 9.7
Apr 21 0 6.6
May 15 0 7.1
Jun 17 0 7.1
Jul 19 0 7.4
Aug 19 0 8.6
Sep 17 0 6.6
Oct 14 0 8.4
Nov 16 0 8.6
Dec 26 0 14.2


Humidity and Wind

Clinton has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (50.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (65.7%).

Wind in Clinton is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and February. April’s average wind speed of around 5.6 knots (6.5 MPH or 10.4 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 12.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 5.1 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.4 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Mar 5.4 Light breeze 11.5 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.6 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
May 4.7 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.3 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.2 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.6 Barely noticeable 9.2 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.8 Barely noticeable 9 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.1 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.2 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.4 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 53.6%
Feb 50.1%
Mar 50.9%
Apr 51.5%
May 58.9%
Jun 61%
Jul 62.3%
Aug 64%
Sep 65.7%
Oct 62.9%
Nov 57.8%
Dec 63.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to Clinton?

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


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Clinton, SC, US is February, followed by June 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 Clinton 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 62.9 in November means 62.9% of the tourists vs. February.



Overall Clinton Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 86.9°F (30.5°C) and 60.5°F (15.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow 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 moderate precipitation with 5 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Clinton, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88.7°F (31.5°C) and 61.4°F (16.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 5 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 too cold this time of year in Clinton to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 60.6°F (15.9°C) and 53.8°F (12.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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