Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1917
1-Month
1.45"
(36.83mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1907 2000
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2015
Sep–Oct 1917
2-Month
7.42"
(188.47mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1916 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1959
Aug–Oct 1917
3-Month
10.37"
(263.40mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1916 1925
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1928
Ties: 1973
Jul–Oct 1917
4-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1909 1925
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1964
Jun–Oct 1917
5-Month
21.78"
(553.21mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1905 1954
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1964
Ties: 1897
May–Oct 1917
6-Month
24.72"
(627.89mm)
26.32"
(668.53mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1914 1925
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1928
Apr–Oct 1917
7-Month
28.00"
(711.20mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1914 1925
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1928
Mar–Oct 1917
8-Month
33.14"
(841.76mm)
33.94"
(862.08mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1914 1925
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1928
Feb–Oct 1917
9-Month
37.06"
(941.32mm)
37.84"
(961.14mm)
-0.78"
(-19.82mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1925
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1964
Jan–Oct 1917
10-Month
40.53"
(1,029.46mm)
41.67"
(1,058.42mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1916 1954
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1964
Dec 1916–Oct 1917
11-Month
42.87"
(1,088.90mm)
45.32"
(1,151.13mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1914 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1964
Nov 1916–Oct 1917
12-Month
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-3.91"
(-99.31mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1914 1911
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1964
May 1916–Oct 1917
18-Month
74.52"
(1,892.81mm)
74.26"
(1,886.20mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1914 1954
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1929
Nov 1915–Oct 1917
24-Month
89.66"
(2,277.36mm)
95.92"
(2,436.37mm)
-6.26"
(-159.01mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1911 1951
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1929
Nov 1914–Oct 1917
36-Month
141.67"
(3,598.42mm)
143.95"
(3,656.33mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1966
Nov 1913–Oct 1917
48-Month
184.19"
(4,678.43mm)
191.85"
(4,872.99mm)
-7.66"
(-194.56mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1914 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1965
Nov 1912–Oct 1917
60-Month
232.60"
(5,908.04mm)
239.75"
(6,089.65mm)
-7.15"
(-181.61mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1914 1954
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/