Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1899
1-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1897 1925
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1949
Jul–Aug 1899
2-Month
9.60"
(243.84mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
45th Driest Driest to Date 1980
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1964
Jun–Aug 1899
3-Month
13.37"
(339.60mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1954
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2013
Ties: 1902
May–Aug 1899
4-Month
15.27"
(387.86mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 1925
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2013
Apr–Aug 1899
5-Month
18.09"
(459.49mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
-4.33"
(-109.98mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 1925
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2013
Mar–Aug 1899
6-Month
22.11"
(561.59mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-4.59"
(-116.59mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 1925
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2003
Feb–Aug 1899
7-Month
29.37"
(746.00mm)
30.60"
(777.24mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
54th Driest Driest to Date 1925
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1964
Jan–Aug 1899
8-Month
33.93"
(861.82mm)
34.43"
(874.52mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1898 1954
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1964
Dec 1898–Aug 1899
9-Month
36.53"
(927.86mm)
38.08"
(967.23mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1898 1911
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1964
Nov 1898–Aug 1899
10-Month
41.23"
(1,047.24mm)
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1898 1911
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1964
Oct 1898–Aug 1899
11-Month
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
43.72"
(1,110.49mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1991
Sep 1898–Aug 1899
12-Month
48.90"
(1,242.06mm)
47.91"
(1,216.91mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1898 1911
41st Wettest Wettest to Date 1964
Mar 1898–Aug 1899
18-Month
79.76"
(2,025.90mm)
74.68"
(1,896.87mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 1965
Sep 1897–Aug 1899
24-Month
93.26"
(2,368.80mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
-2.61"
(-66.30mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
69th Wettest Wettest to Date 1965
Sep 1896–Aug 1899
36-Month
141.38"
(3,591.05mm)
143.91"
(3,655.31mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1898 1956
64th Wettest Wettest to Date 1966
Sep 1895–Aug 1899
48-Month
183.35"
(4,657.09mm)
191.77"
(4,870.96mm)
-8.42"
(-213.87mm)
35th Driest Driest to Date 1956
87th Wettest Wettest to Date 1949

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/