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Columbia, South Carolina, gets 45 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 1 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 72.

On average, there are 217 sunny days per year in Columbia, South Carolina. The July high is around 92 degrees. The January low is 33. Sperling's comfort index for Columbia is a 77 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.

  CLIMATEColumbia, South CarolinaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  44.65539.2
  Snowfall (in.)  0.69565325.8
  Precipitation Days  72.1294102
  Sunny Days  217205
  Avg. July High  92.280586.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  33.152422.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  7754
  UV Index  4.94.3
  Elevation ft.  2841,443

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Local street and highway roads - 12/8/2016
I've travelled out of the country and within the U.S. To me, by far, Columbia, South Carolina roads are absolutely challenging to navigate for visitors as well as... (Read More)

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Capital City - 8/9/2015
I have been here since July of 2000. I have enjoyed it here in every way. Job opportunities are abundant and there are so many things to do. The river, the lake,... (Read More)

Cost - 4/22/2015
Not too bad. I pay 1100 for a 1700sq... (Read More)

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