Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1938
1-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1935 1976, 1986
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1936
Mar–Apr 1938
2-Month
8.26"
(209.80mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1935 1985
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1944
Feb–Apr 1938
3-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
11.52"
(292.61mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1935 1925
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1944
Jan–Apr 1938
4-Month
10.55"
(267.97mm)
15.35"
(389.89mm)
-4.80"
(-121.92mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1935 1986
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Dec 1937–Apr 1938
5-Month
13.05"
(331.47mm)
19.00"
(482.60mm)
-5.95"
(-151.13mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1935 1986
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Nov 1937–Apr 1938
6-Month
15.72"
(399.29mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-5.88"
(-149.35mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1934 1911
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Oct 1937–Apr 1938
7-Month
19.84"
(503.94mm)
24.63"
(625.60mm)
-4.79"
(-121.66mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Sep 1937–Apr 1938
8-Month
23.05"
(585.47mm)
28.83"
(732.28mm)
-5.78"
(-146.81mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1935 1985
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Aug 1937–Apr 1938
9-Month
29.39"
(746.51mm)
34.09"
(865.89mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1985
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Jul 1937–Apr 1938
10-Month
34.44"
(874.78mm)
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
-5.19"
(-131.82mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1965
Jun 1937–Apr 1938
11-Month
39.47"
(1,002.54mm)
44.35"
(1,126.49mm)
-4.88"
(-123.95mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1981
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
May 1937–Apr 1938
12-Month
41.39"
(1,051.31mm)
47.94"
(1,217.68mm)
-6.55"
(-166.37mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1955
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Nov 1936–Apr 1938
18-Month
67.59"
(1,716.79mm)
69.60"
(1,767.84mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1965
May 1936–Apr 1938
24-Month
92.04"
(2,337.82mm)
95.91"
(2,436.11mm)
-3.87"
(-98.29mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1965
May 1935–Apr 1938
36-Month
147.50"
(3,746.50mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1936 1957
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
May 1934–Apr 1938
48-Month
190.31"
(4,833.87mm)
191.89"
(4,874.01mm)
-1.58"
(-40.14mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1998
May 1933–Apr 1938
60-Month
227.90"
(5,788.66mm)
239.80"
(6,090.92mm)
-11.90"
(-302.26mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1936 1957
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/