Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1897
1-Month
3.40"
(86.36mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1896 2000
50th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Sep–Oct 1897
2-Month
6.33"
(160.78mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
79th Wettest Wettest to Date 1959
Ties: 1933
Aug–Oct 1897
3-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
87th Wettest Wettest to Date 1928
Jul–Oct 1897
4-Month
16.57"
(420.88mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1895 1925
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1964
Jun–Oct 1897
5-Month
21.78"
(553.21mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1895 1954
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1964
Ties: 1917
May–Oct 1897
6-Month
24.32"
(617.73mm)
26.32"
(668.53mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1895 1925
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1928
Apr–Oct 1897
7-Month
27.65"
(702.31mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
81st Wettest Wettest to Date 1928
Mar–Oct 1897
8-Month
32.24"
(818.90mm)
33.94"
(862.08mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
76th Wettest Wettest to Date 1928
Feb–Oct 1897
9-Month
39.87"
(1,012.70mm)
37.84"
(961.14mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 1964
Jan–Oct 1897
10-Month
42.25"
(1,073.15mm)
41.67"
(1,058.42mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1896 1954
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1964
Dec 1896–Oct 1897
11-Month
45.92"
(1,166.37mm)
45.32"
(1,151.13mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1964
Ties: 1913
Nov 1896–Oct 1897
12-Month
49.88"
(1,266.95mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1896 1911
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 1964
May 1896–Oct 1897
18-Month
75.47"
(1,916.94mm)
74.26"
(1,886.20mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1896 1954
55th Wettest Wettest to Date 1929
Nov 1895–Oct 1897
24-Month
93.75"
(2,381.25mm)
95.92"
(2,436.37mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
52nd Driest Driest to Date 1951
72nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1929

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/