Hilton Head Water Temperature

An island Hilton Head is geographically located at the southern coast of South Carolina, with a host of ranging physical features from lagoons to creeks , evergreen sea marshes, magnolias and the oaks, the island has got a very sub tropical kind of climate for the whole year. Hilton Head experiences a weather as similar to that of the Floridian and Caribbean Islands.

Hilton Head is a town close to atlantic ocean. mild temperate climate with hot summer would be the climate here. August is the month with the highest water temperature at 84.2°F / 29°C. The month with the lowest is February with an average water temperature of 56.7°F / 13.7°C. The avg. air temperature is around 81.3°F / 27.4°C, July is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 51.4°F / 10.8°C average air temperature. March is the month with the min. precipitation of 0in / 0mm and August with the max. precipitation in a year with 6.3in / 159.3mm. May, June, July, August, September would be the best time to visit this place.

Hilton Head Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature 46.4 °F / 8 °C
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 84.2°F / 29°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: February with 56.7°F / 13.7°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: July with 81.3°F / 27.4°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: January with 51.4°F / 10.8°C
Wettest Month: August with 6.3in / 159.3mm
Driest Month: March with 0in / 0mm
Highest Humidity August with 80.4%
Lowest Humidity March with 70.5%
Best Time to Visit: May, June, July, August, September
Climate Classification mild temperate climate with hot summer

It is one of the reasons that Hilton Head emerges out to be the perfect vacationing spot for people. With reasonable and plenty of available options of accommodation you may enjoy your staying here.

Hilton Head water temperature by month

atlantic ocean water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

60.3 58.1 55.8

February

57.9 56.8 55.8

March

61.3 58.8 57.4

April

69.1 65.1 61.3

May

77.5 73.2 69.3

June

82.6 80.4 77.7

July

84.4 83.5 82.2

August

84.6 84 83.3

September

83.5 81.3 78.8

October

78.8 75 71.1

November

70.9 66.7 62.8

December

63.1 61.2 59.5

atlantic ocean water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

15.7 14.5 13.2

February

14.4 13.8 13.2

March

16.3 14.9 14.1

April

20.6 18.4 16.3

May

25.3 22.9 20.7

June

28.1 26.9 25.4

July

29.1 28.6 27.9

August

29.2 28.9 28.5

September

28.6 27.4 26

October

26 23.9 21.7

November

21.6 19.3 17.1

December

17.3 16.2 15.3


August is the month with the highest water temperature at 84.2°F / 29°C. The month with the lowest is February with an average water temperature of 56.7°F / 13.7°C.

The weather is the best around in the months of May to September, it is said that the place is at its best during October and November with average water temperature between 50 to 70 degree Fahrenheit.


Hilton Head weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 15
Light shower rain
56 °F
46°F
13 °C
8°C
2mph (4km/h)
south-southwest
0in (3mm)
75 %
83%
Jan. 16
Few clouds
50 °F
40°F
10 °C
5°C
3mph (5km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
20 %
62%
Jan. 17
Scattered clouds
52 °F
35°F
11 °C
2°C
3mph (4km/h)
west
0in (0mm)
0 %
62%
Jan. 18
Few clouds
55 °F
41°F
13 °C
5°C
3mph (5km/h)
west
0in (0mm)
0 %
60%
Jan. 19
Few clouds
63 °F
41°F
17 °C
5°C
2mph (2km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
59%
Jan. 20
Scattered clouds
65 °F
46°F
18 °C
8°C
2mph (4km/h)
west
0in (0mm)
0 %
68%
Jan. 21
Overcast clouds
60 °F
53°F
15 °C
12°C
3mph (4km/h)
southwest
0in (1mm)
50 %
72%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 22
Overcast clouds
53 °F
51°F
12 °C
10°C
2mph (3km/h)
south-southwest
0in (2mm)
70 %
83%
Jan. 23
Heavy rain
45 °F
44°F
7 °C
7°C
3mph (5km/h)
northeast
1in (19mm)
95 %
85%
Jan. 24
Overcast clouds
54 °F
42°F
12 °C
6°C
3mph (5km/h)
east-northeast
0in (2mm)
65 %
78%
Jan. 25
Overcast clouds
41 °F
47°F
5 °C
8°C
2mph (4km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
15 %
89%
Jan. 26
Moderate rain
39 °F
45°F
4 °C
7°C
2mph (3km/h)
north
0in (11mm)
90 %
87%
Jan. 27
Scattered clouds
44 °F
40°F
7 °C
5°C
3mph (5km/h)
northeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
69%
Jan. 28
Overcast clouds
42 °F
30°F
6 °C
-1°C
2mph (4km/h)
south-southwest
0in (1mm)
45 %
74%
Jan. 29
Few clouds
38 °F
28°F
4 °C
-2°C
5mph (8km/h)
north-northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
52%
Jan. 30
Clear Sky
44 °F
29°F
7 °C
-2°C
3mph (4km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
0 %
42%

Hilton Head weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

60.8 51.4 43.9 0.3 0 70.7%

February

65.3 54.1 45.1 0.3 0 72%

March

69.3 58.8 48.4 0 0 70.5%

April

75.2 65.7 57.6 0 0 70.6%

May

82 73 64.2 0.4 0 72.5%

June

85.6 79 72.9 2.4 3 77.1%

July

87.4 81.3 75.9 4.1 4 77.9%

August

86.9 80.8 76.1 6.3 13 80.4%

September

84 77.5 70.5 1.8 4 77.7%

October

78.8 70.2 60.1 0 0 73.1%

November

73 61 51.1 0 0 71.6%

December

64.4 55.4 46.8 0 0 74.4%

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

16 10.8 6.6 6.6 0 70.7%

February

18.5 12.3 7.3 7.7 0 72%

March

20.7 14.9 9.1 0 0 70.5%

April

24 18.7 14.2 0 0 70.6%

May

27.8 22.8 17.9 10.9 0 72.5%

June

29.8 26.1 22.7 60.9 3 77.1%

July

30.8 27.4 24.4 103.7 4 77.9%

August

30.5 27.1 24.5 159.3 13 80.4%

September

28.9 25.3 21.4 45.2 4 77.7%

October

26 21.2 15.6 0 0 73.1%

November

22.8 16.1 10.6 0 0 71.6%

December

18 13 8.2 0 0 74.4%
The hottest avg. temperature is around 81.3°F / 27.4°C, July is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 51.4°F / 10.8°C average temperature. March is the month with the lowest precipitation of 0in / 0mm and August with the maximum precipitation in a year with 6.3in / 159.3mm.

Activities around Hilton Head

Now perhaps if you are passionate about activities such as swimming and fishing then Hilton head is no doubt a unique place to suffice both your wishes in plenty. First of all the nearness of the island to the Gulf stream gives the island the best set up for all types of outdoor activities.

Besides the water temperature at the Hilton Island reasonably average around 70 degree Fahrenheit, in the day hours. Such moderated temperatures make the place as the fishing zone as well as the best does indulge in swimming etc.
The reason behind such cooled and humid temperatures of the water are the sea breeze that plays a very extensive role in keeping the average water temperature moderated.

Activities & POI in Hilton Head

Type of Activity List
Beach Singleton Beach, Burkes Beach, South Beach, Coligny Beach, Folly Field Beach
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing Wexford Harbour, Palmetto Bay Marina, Harbour Town Marina
Attraction Bull Point, Shell Point, Mitchellville Beach, Old South Golf Links, Pirateu00e2u0080u0099s Cove Adventure Golf, Legendary Golf, Liberty Oak Tree, Fort Walker Steamgun
Golf Course Sea Pines Ocean Course, Sea Pines Country Club, Heron Point by Pete Dye, Robert Cupp, Arthur Hills, Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run, Shipyard Golf Club
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