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Sure, a Saturday morning right after a foot of fluffy snow is the best thing ever. But that same amount of snow on Tuesday in South Carolina can make a commute last forever. So just imagine it's the dead of winter, and the time of year when the ground is frozen, the air is bone chilling, and there are piles of dirty, nasty ice encrusted snow all over the place.
And while South Carolina doesn't get that much snow, there are some places that get a bit of snow. This is about the time of year when you're just about ready for spring -- especially in Greer, the snowiest place in South Carolina.
So, put on your parkas, snow boots and your gloves and let's go outside to see which South Carolina cities get dumped on the most every year. After analyzing all the cities in South Carolina with a decent amount of people in them, we came up with this list as the 10 snowiest cities in Palmetto State.
What's the snowiest place in South Carolina with more than 5,000 people? That would be Greer with an average annual snowfall of 4.2 inches.
Read on below to see where your town ranked, you snow angels.
The 10 Snowiest Cities In South Carolina For 2021
How We Determined The Cities In South Carolina With The Most Snow
In order to rank the snowiest cities in South Carolina, we only had to scrape the database of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), to see which cities in the Palmetto State get the most annual snowfall.
Before we get too far, here are the annual snowfall rates for major cities:
- Columbia -- 0.6 inches
- Charleston -- 0.3 inches
- North Charleston -- 0.5 inches
There's a complete chart at the bottom.
If you're curious, here are the places that get the least amount of snow in South Carolina with at least snow snowfall:
- Walterboro -- 0.2 inches
- Mount Pleasant -- 0.2 inches
- Hilton Head Island -- 0.2 inches
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