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  CLIMATE OVERVIEW
  

Charleston, South Carolina, gets 50 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 0 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 106.

On average, there are 209 sunny days per year in Charleston, South Carolina. The July high is around 89 degrees. The January low is 42. Sperling's comfort index for Charleston is a 85 out of 100, where a higher score indicates a more comfortable year-around climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

  CLIMATECharleston, South CarolinaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  49.739.2
  Snowfall (in.)  0.125.8
  Precipitation Days  106102
  Sunny Days  209205
  Avg. July High  88.586.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  41.622.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  8554
  UV Index  5.14.3
  Elevation ft.  61,443

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  CLIMATE COMMENTS
  
A Great Place to Live
I am from the South. I have lived in the Washington,DC areas for 26 years and returned to Charleston last year. I am so happy to be back in the South. Beautiful area,... (read more)
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Great weather and great... (read more)
Amazing
If you can take a couple months of humidity, this place has the best weather. Even if it is raining there is sun (and... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
best place to live if you have loads of money
Charleston is the worst place I've lived at so far. You have to own a car to live here as the public transportation system is pratically useless and non existent in most... (read more)
Finding My Happy
Hello All!!! My name is Tina and I am from Washington, D.C. I've lived here for all of my life...well between D.C. and MD. I will always be a D.C. girl, but it is... (read more)
Hmmmm. Number one destination in the country???
Let's see...the worst drivers in the country...number one in domestic abuse...the worst school system...corrupt government...high poverty rate...low wages...and the... (read more)
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