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Charleston, South Carolina, gets 48 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 73.

On average, there are 209 sunny days per year in Charleston, South Carolina. The July high is around 90 degrees. The January low is 39. 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.)  47.51139.2
  Snowfall (in.)  0.32396925.8
  Precipitation Days  72.9102
  Sunny Days  209205
  Avg. July High  89.794286.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  38.649822.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  8554
  UV Index  5.14.3
  Elevation ft.  61,443

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Not anymore - 4/19/2018
I think Charleston used to be a wonderful place; 30 years ago. Now; not so much. I moved here from the West Coast, and everyone Told me that it would be like going... (Read More)

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NO southern hospitality - 11/14/2017
Okay, i so rarely leave reviews but I moved to the Charleston area based on positive reviews so here's my take: As much as they claim southern hospitality, this place... (Read More)

cool town from what I saw - 1/30/2017
I was in town for a weekend and stayed in the downtown historic district. Ate several bowls of She Crab soup, took the horse drawn tour, stayed on Queen street. It was... (Read More)

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