Main article: List of earthquakes in South Carolina The Charleston area, along the central coastline Sex or head in davie the state, demonstrates the greatest frequency of earthquakes in South Carolina. The Charleston earthquake of was the largest quake ever to hit the eastern United States.
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Winter temperatures are much less uniform in South Carolina. While precipitation is abundant the entire year in almost the entire state, the coast tends to have a slightly wetter summer, while inland, the spring Torquay horny house wifes autumn transitions tend to be the wettest periods and winter the driest season, with November being the driest month.
Snowfall Nude sex stendal South Carolina is somewhat uncommon in most of the state, while coastal areas receive less than an inch 2. It is not uncommon for the state especially the southern coast to receive no recordable snowfall in a given year.
The mountains of extreme northwestern South Carolina tend to have the most substantial snow accumulation. Freezing rain and ice tend to be more common than snow in many areas of the state.
South Carolina is also prone to tropical cyclones and tornadoes. Two of the strongest hurricanes to strike South Carolina in recent history were Hurricane Hazel and Hurricane Hugo Hurricanes and tropical cyclones[ edit ] Category 4 Hurricane Hugo in The state is occasionally affected by tropical cyclones.
The peak time of vulnerability for the southeast Atlantic coast is from early August to early October, during the Cape Verde hurricane season. Memorable hurricanes to hit South Carolina include HazelFlorenceand Hugoall Category 4 hurricanes.
This is less than some of the states further south, and it is slightly less vulnerable Women looking sex tonight Iberia Missouri tornadoes than the states which border on the Gulf of Mexico.
Some notable tornadoes have struck South Carolina, and the state averages around 14 tornadoes annually.
Hail is common with many of the thunderstorms in the state, as there is often a marked contrast in temperature of warmer ground conditions compared to the cold air aloft.