Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1901
1-Month
8.94"
(227.08mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
3.66"
(92.97mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1900 1925
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1949
Jul–Aug 1901
2-Month
13.20"
(335.28mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1900 1980
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1964
Jun–Aug 1901
3-Month
19.94"
(506.48mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1900 1954
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2013
May–Aug 1901
4-Month
26.88"
(682.75mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1900 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Ties: 1964
Apr–Aug 1901
5-Month
32.09"
(815.09mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
9.67"
(245.62mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1900 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Mar–Aug 1901
6-Month
36.48"
(926.59mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
9.78"
(248.41mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1925
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Feb–Aug 1901
7-Month
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
30.60"
(777.24mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1900 1925
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1964
Jan–Aug 1901
8-Month
43.24"
(1,098.30mm)
34.43"
(874.52mm)
8.81"
(223.78mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1900 1954
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1964
Dec 1900–Aug 1901
9-Month
49.01"
(1,244.85mm)
38.08"
(967.23mm)
10.93"
(277.62mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1900 1911
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1964
Nov 1900–Aug 1901
10-Month
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
11.61"
(294.89mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1900 1911
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1964
Oct 1900–Aug 1901
11-Month
55.82"
(1,417.83mm)
43.72"
(1,110.49mm)
12.10"
(307.34mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1900 2002
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Sep 1900–Aug 1901
12-Month
58.65"
(1,489.71mm)
47.91"
(1,216.91mm)
10.74"
(272.80mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1900 1911
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 1964
Mar 1900–Aug 1901
18-Month
85.68"
(2,176.27mm)
74.68"
(1,896.87mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1900 2002
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1965
Sep 1899–Aug 1901
24-Month
106.71"
(2,710.43mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
10.84"
(275.33mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1900 2002
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 1965
Sep 1898–Aug 1901
36-Month
155.61"
(3,952.49mm)
143.91"
(3,655.31mm)
11.70"
(297.18mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1900 1956
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 1966
Sep 1897–Aug 1901
48-Month
199.97"
(5,079.24mm)
191.77"
(4,870.96mm)
8.20"
(208.28mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1956
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 1949
Sep 1896–Aug 1901
60-Month
248.09"
(6,301.49mm)
239.62"
(6,086.35mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1957
28th Wettest Wettest to Date 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/