Johns Island Johns Island Seasonal Weather on Johns Island South Carolina

John’s Island is one of the many Sea Islands on the inter-coastal waterway situated along the coast of South Carolina. Located 12 miles from Charleston and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean St John’s is one of the most popular seaside destinations in the US and is in fact the fourth largest island on the East Coast.

There really is not a bad time to visit with mild winters and humid summers, it is often compared to the Caribbean without the price tag in terms of the subtropical climate and is a dream destination for golfers.

Read on to find out what each season holds for lovers of the great outdoors whether you enjoy hiking, fishing, golf, water sports, sunbathing or just want to do a spot of sightseeing!

Spring –

This is the time of year for nature lovers to visit with flowers blooming from the end of March until April. It’s also the start of the tourist season with temperatures averaging 60-70 degrees Fahrenheit during the day. A light breeze is common in the mornings with a warm, sunny afternoon and cooler nights. The water is still a little too cold for swimming but it’s perfect weather for golfers and people wanting to do a spot of sightseeing or just to take a stroll, feeling the sun on there face. There is a little rainfall – 2.5 inches of rain is normal for April and May while March is wetter with around 4inches of rain in a month.

Summer –

Sun worshipers, hoards of tourists, heat and rain plus the hurricane season means summer is here. June is thought to be the best time to visit for plenty of beach and ocean fun in the sun!

Temperatures can reach 100 degrees Fahrenheit but usually stay in the 90’s during the day with a sea breeze making it more bearable. Night time temperatures stay in the 80′ during June and July. June has the least amount of rain during the summer months where as in June and July you can expect 5 inches in a month and 6 inches in August.

Thunderstorms are common during hurricane season which runs from June 1st until November 30th, peaking in August and September so do be prepared for high winds and heavy rain during this time but don’t panic too much, the last bad hurricane to hit which caused ultimate damage was in 1989.

Fall –

With temperatures during the day averaging 75 degrees Fahrenheit and night time temperatures averaging 62 this is the time for comfortable mild weather after the humidity of the summer.

It’s not really warm enough to swim and the sun worshipers will have disappeared for another year but it’s still the perfect time for golf plus sightseeing, walks along the beach and other outdoor activities.

September is warm yet wet with over 6 inches of rain in a month and temperatures averaging 76 degrees Fahrenheit. Where as October is dryer but colder with temperatures of around 66 degrees Fahrenheit. You’ll need to decide if you want the warmer wetter weather or the colder dryer weather… Decisions, decisions!

Winter –

No chance of a white Christmas or of getting snowed in which is perfect for those of us who hate the cold winter weather with a passion! Winter is described as being mild which can actually feel like a Spring day to most of us, so be sure to leave those thick winter coats, scarves and gloves at home. A little rain can fall, up to 2.5 inches in November, December and February and up to 3.5 inches in January.

Temperatures range from the low 40’s at night to the high 60’s during the day, with some days reaching 70 degrees Fahrenheit. January is the coldest month with the temperature averaging 50 degrees Fahrenheit.