Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1895
1-Month
6.44"
(163.58mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
97th Driest Driest to Date 1925
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 1949
Jul–Aug 1895
2-Month
10.54"
(267.72mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
65th Driest Driest to Date 1980
62nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1964
Jun–Aug 1895
3-Month
13.85"
(351.79mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
43rd Driest Driest to Date 1954
84th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
May–Aug 1895
4-Month
18.40"
(467.36mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
55th Driest Driest to Date 1925
72nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Apr–Aug 1895
5-Month
23.90"
(607.06mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
81st Driest Driest to Date 1925
46th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Mar–Aug 1895
6-Month
29.30"
(744.22mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
94th Driest Driest to Date 1925
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Feb–Aug 1895
7-Month
32.42"
(823.47mm)
30.60"
(777.24mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
87th Driest Driest to Date 1925
40th Wettest Wettest to Date 1964
Jan–Aug 1895
8-Month
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
34.43"
(874.52mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
107th Driest Driest to Date 1954
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 1964

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/