South Carolina
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The Palmetto State is full of smiling faces and beautiful places. The state’s 150 miles along the coast is renowned for its miles of sugary white-sand beaches, historic architecture and abundant golf courses.

Summers are often hot and humid, and Palmetto State summers can be dominated by the palmetto bug the state’s version of an extra-large cockroach.

Living In South Carolina

South Carolina has a humid subtropical climate. In the summer, South Carolina is hot and humid. Coastal areas of the state have very mild winters. Freezing rain and ice tend to be more common than snow and even rain in many areas of the state.

Tornadoes Occasionally
Hurricanes Occasionally
Earth quakes Rare
Wildfires Rare
Flooding Some along rivers
Tidal Surges Yes
Mud Slides Rare
Volcanoes None
Snow Yes
Freezing Rain Yes
Cold Winds Yes
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