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Weather in South Carolina

The most pleasant months of the year for South Carolina are October, April and May. In South Carolina, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for South Carolina with an average high temperature of 91.1°, which ranks it as warmer than most states. January is the snowiest month in South Carolina with 0.5 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 - South Carolina, SC

11 AM PST

Sunny

66°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonSunny68° / 35°N 8 mph
TuesdaySunny61° / 41°E 2 to 6 mph
WednesdayMostly Cloudy67° / 56°E 5 mph
Thanksgiving DayChance Rain Showers then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms75° / 55°SW 3 to 8 mph
FridaySlight Chance Rain Showers74° / 52°W 3 mph
SaturdayChance Rain Showers70° / 50°W 5 mph
SundayChance Rain Showers66° / 50°E 5 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 33
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the South Carolina area is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in South Carolina.

7.4 / 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
January55° 33°
February59° 35°
March67° 42°
April75° 49°
May82° 58°
June88° 67°
July91° 70°
August90° 69°
September84° 63°
October75° 52°
November67° 42°
December57° 35°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: South Carolina
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January015100
February01190
March0590
April1180
May3080
June120100
July190110
August140100
September5080
October0170
November0670
December01390

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 South Carolina    54 Reviews
As real as a review as you’ll ever get - 10/11/2020
As a 20 year resident of South Carolina, I can say, that it unfortunately as a whole isn’t the hospitable, friendly, nice, safe, or the wonderful picture many people... Read More

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THINK RETIREMENT - SAVANNAH LAKES VILLAGE - 3/11/2020
As an adult child now absorbing responsibilities for elderly parents; options must be addressed. Cost of Living is required long-term. We discovered South Carolina's... Read More

The Upstate - 11/11/2017
The Upstate (Greenville, Clemson, etc) is very nice ... lots to do and the weather, food and people seem to compare well to the Low... Read More


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