Columbia, South Carolina 

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Weather in Columbia, South Carolina

The most pleasant months of the year for Columbia are April, October and May. In Columbia, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Columbia with an average high temperature of 93.6°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in South Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Columbia with 0.6 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June.


Today's Weather - Columbia, SC

5 PM PST

Mostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Light Rain

58°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightMostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Light Rain54° / 66°S 3 mph
Saturday NightRain Showers49° / 61°SW 12 mph
Sunday NightClear39° / 61°W 0 to 5 mph
Monday NightMostly Clear39° / 64°W 1 mph
Tuesday NightMostly Cloudy47° / 67°S 3 mph
Wednesday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Cloudy44° / 60°NW 3 mph
Thursday NightMostly Cloudy44° / 61°NE 3 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 94 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 35
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Columbia area is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in South Carolina.

7.2 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. 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.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January57° 35°
February61° 38°
March69° 44°
April77° 52°
May85° 60°
June91° 69°
July94° 72°
August92° 71°
September86° 65°
October77° 53°
November68° 44°
December59° 37°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Columbia
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January013100
February0890
March0490
April2180
May7080
June170100
July250110
August200110
September9070
October1070
November0480
December01190

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


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Reviews for Columbia    45 Reviews
Good for Families - 12/4/2018
I am in high school in Columbia and I think that it is ok. I have lived in Forest Acres my whole life and I'm just ready to get out. It is not a bad city and there are... Read More

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Ideal city for vegans + great outdoor lifestyle - 6/30/2018
My expectation for Columbia were low after living in Seattle, NYC, the DC area and Raleigh NC. Fast forward 6 months and I absolutely love this pretty city called "Cola"... Read More

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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