Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1897
1-Month
4.48"
(113.79mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1949
Jul–Aug 1897
2-Month
10.24"
(260.10mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
58th Driest Driest to Date 1980
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1964
Jun–Aug 1897
3-Month
15.45"
(392.43mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1895 1954
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2013
Ties: 1921
May–Aug 1897
4-Month
17.99"
(456.95mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
49th Driest Driest to Date 1925
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2013
Apr–Aug 1897
5-Month
21.32"
(541.53mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
50th Driest Driest to Date 1925
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2013
Mar–Aug 1897
6-Month
25.91"
(658.11mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2003
Feb–Aug 1897
7-Month
33.54"
(851.92mm)
30.60"
(777.24mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1964
Ties: 1995
Jan–Aug 1897
8-Month
35.92"
(912.37mm)
34.43"
(874.52mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1954
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1964
Ties: 1974
Dec 1896–Aug 1897
9-Month
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
38.08"
(967.23mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1896 1911
46th Wettest Wettest to Date 1964
Ties: 1924
Nov 1896–Aug 1897
10-Month
43.55"
(1,106.17mm)
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1896 1911
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 1964
Oct 1896–Aug 1897
11-Month
44.93"
(1,141.22mm)
43.72"
(1,110.49mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
47th Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Sep 1896–Aug 1897
12-Month
48.12"
(1,222.25mm)
47.91"
(1,216.91mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1896 1911
51st Wettest Wettest to Date 1964
Mar 1896–Aug 1897
18-Month
72.80"
(1,849.12mm)
74.68"
(1,896.87mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1965
Sep 1895–Aug 1897
24-Month
90.09"
(2,288.29mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
-5.78"
(-146.81mm)
37th Driest Driest to Date 2002
88th Wettest Wettest to Date 1965

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/