Climate Central’s analysis shows how much hotter parks are projected to get later this century.
More than 160,000 people living in South Carolina are especially vulnerable to extreme heat.
Summers are getting muggier as the dewpoint temperature rises
Currently, South Carolina averages 25 dangerous heat days a year. By 2050, South Carolina is projected to see nearly 90 such days annually.
By 2050, the typical number of heat wave days in South Carolina is projected to quadruple from 15 to nearly 60 days a year.
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