Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1897
1-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
28th Driest Driest to Date 1955
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2009
Nov–Dec 1897
2-Month
4.46"
(113.28mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
28th Driest Driest to Date 1933
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2015
Ties: 1991
Oct–Dec 1897
3-Month
7.86"
(199.64mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1895 2001
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2015
Sep–Dec 1897
4-Month
10.79"
(274.07mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-2.67"
(-67.81mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1895 1939
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2015
Aug–Dec 1897
5-Month
15.27"
(387.86mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1895 2001
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2015
Jul–Dec 1897
6-Month
21.03"
(534.16mm)
24.28"
(616.71mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1895 2001
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2015
Ties: 1938
Jun–Dec 1897
7-Month
26.24"
(666.50mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-2.72"
(-69.08mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1895 1954
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2015
May–Dec 1897
8-Month
28.78"
(731.01mm)
32.54"
(826.52mm)
-3.76"
(-95.51mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1895 1954
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1964
Apr–Dec 1897
9-Month
32.11"
(815.59mm)
35.88"
(911.35mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
28th Driest Driest to Date 1954
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1964
Mar–Dec 1897
10-Month
36.70"
(932.18mm)
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
30th Driest Driest to Date 1925
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1964
Feb–Dec 1897
11-Month
44.33"
(1,125.98mm)
44.06"
(1,119.12mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
48th Wettest Wettest to Date 1964
Jan–Dec 1897
12-Month
46.71"
(1,186.43mm)
47.89"
(1,216.41mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1896 1954
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1964
Jul 1896–Dec 1897
18-Month
71.23"
(1,809.24mm)
72.17"
(1,833.12mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1954
62nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1929
Jan 1896–Dec 1897
24-Month
92.56"
(2,351.02mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
-3.31"
(-84.08mm)
45th Driest Driest to Date 1955
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1929
Jan 1895–Dec 1897
36-Month
140.88"
(3,578.35mm)
143.88"
(3,654.55mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
55th Driest Driest to Date 1956
68th Wettest Wettest to Date 1966

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/