Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1940
1-Month
2.03"
(51.56mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
-1.31"
(-33.28mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1932 1976, 1986
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1936
Mar–Apr 1940
2-Month
5.17"
(131.32mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1933 1985
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1944
Feb–Apr 1940
3-Month
9.94"
(252.48mm)
11.52"
(292.61mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1925
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1944
Jan–Apr 1940
4-Month
13.42"
(340.87mm)
15.35"
(389.89mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1938 1986
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Dec 1939–Apr 1940
5-Month
16.08"
(408.43mm)
19.00"
(482.60mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1938 1986
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Nov 1939–Apr 1940
6-Month
17.15"
(435.61mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-4.45"
(-113.03mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1938 1911
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Oct 1939–Apr 1940
7-Month
17.95"
(455.93mm)
24.63"
(625.60mm)
-6.68"
(-169.67mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Ties: 1941
Sep 1939–Apr 1940
8-Month
20.16"
(512.06mm)
28.83"
(732.28mm)
-8.67"
(-220.22mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1927 1985
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Aug 1939–Apr 1940
9-Month
27.61"
(701.29mm)
34.09"
(865.89mm)
-6.48"
(-164.60mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1934 1985
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Jul 1939–Apr 1940
10-Month
33.48"
(850.39mm)
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
-6.15"
(-156.21mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1965
Jun 1939–Apr 1940
11-Month
37.66"
(956.56mm)
44.35"
(1,126.49mm)
-6.69"
(-169.93mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1981
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
May 1939–Apr 1940
12-Month
41.22"
(1,046.99mm)
47.94"
(1,217.68mm)
-6.72"
(-170.69mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1934 1955
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1929
Nov 1938–Apr 1940
18-Month
64.15"
(1,629.41mm)
69.60"
(1,767.84mm)
-5.45"
(-138.43mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1965
May 1938–Apr 1940
24-Month
88.60"
(2,250.44mm)
95.91"
(2,436.11mm)
-7.31"
(-185.67mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1965
May 1937–Apr 1940
36-Month
129.99"
(3,301.75mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
-14.03"
(-356.36mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1934 1957
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
May 1936–Apr 1940
48-Month
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
191.89"
(4,874.01mm)
-11.25"
(-285.75mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
May 1935–Apr 1940
60-Month
236.10"
(5,996.94mm)
239.79"
(6,090.67mm)
-3.69"
(-93.73mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/