Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1898
1-Month
1.84"
(46.74mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-1.99"
(-50.54mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1907
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1925
Dec 1897–Jan 1898
2-Month
4.26"
(108.20mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1981
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1925
Nov 1897–Jan 1898
3-Month
6.30"
(160.02mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1993
Oct 1897–Jan 1898
4-Month
9.70"
(246.38mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
31st Driest Driest to Date 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2016
Sep 1897–Jan 1898
5-Month
12.63"
(320.80mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-4.68"
(-118.87mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1896 1985
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2016
Aug 1897–Jan 1898
6-Month
17.11"
(434.59mm)
22.57"
(573.28mm)
-5.46"
(-138.69mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2016
Jul 1897–Jan 1898
7-Month
22.87"
(580.90mm)
28.11"
(713.99mm)
-5.24"
(-133.09mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2016
Jun 1897–Jan 1898
8-Month
28.08"
(713.23mm)
32.83"
(833.88mm)
-4.75"
(-120.65mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1896 1955
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2016
May 1897–Jan 1898
9-Month
30.62"
(777.75mm)
36.42"
(925.07mm)
-5.80"
(-147.32mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1955
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1925
Apr 1897–Jan 1898
10-Month
33.95"
(862.33mm)
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
-5.84"
(-148.34mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1925
Mar 1897–Jan 1898
11-Month
38.54"
(978.92mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
-5.53"
(-140.46mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1960
Feb 1897–Jan 1898
12-Month
46.17"
(1,172.72mm)
48.02"
(1,219.71mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1897 1955
70th Wettest Wettest to Date 1965
Aug 1896–Jan 1898
18-Month
64.05"
(1,626.87mm)
70.55"
(1,791.97mm)
-6.50"
(-165.10mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1897 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1930
Feb 1896–Jan 1898
24-Month
91.28"
(2,318.51mm)
96.03"
(2,439.16mm)
-4.75"
(-120.65mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1897 1927
86th Wettest Wettest to Date 1930
Feb 1895–Jan 1898
36-Month
135.14"
(3,432.56mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-8.90"
(-226.06mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1928
91st Wettest Wettest to Date 1930

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 5, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/