Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1942
1-Month
1.56"
(39.62mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
-1.43"
(-36.33mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1940 2000
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2015
Sep–Oct 1942
2-Month
4.91"
(124.71mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
-2.33"
(-59.19mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1959
Aug–Oct 1942
3-Month
10.34"
(262.64mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1925
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1928
Jul–Oct 1942
4-Month
16.32"
(414.53mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-1.74"
(-44.19mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1940 1925
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1964
Ties: 1944
Jun–Oct 1942
5-Month
21.75"
(552.45mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1940 1954
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1964
May–Oct 1942
6-Month
26.07"
(662.18mm)
26.32"
(668.53mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1940 1925
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1928
Apr–Oct 1942
7-Month
27.43"
(696.72mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1925
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1928
Mar–Oct 1942
8-Month
34.61"
(879.09mm)
33.94"
(862.08mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1941 1925
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1928
Feb–Oct 1942
9-Month
38.33"
(973.58mm)
37.84"
(961.14mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1964
Jan–Oct 1942
10-Month
40.95"
(1,040.13mm)
41.67"
(1,058.42mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1954
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1964
Dec 1941–Oct 1942
11-Month
48.12"
(1,222.25mm)
45.32"
(1,151.13mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1964
Nov 1941–Oct 1942
12-Month
49.22"
(1,250.19mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1964
May 1941–Oct 1942
18-Month
75.41"
(1,915.41mm)
74.26"
(1,886.20mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1941 1954
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Nov 1940–Oct 1942
24-Month
92.47"
(2,348.74mm)
95.92"
(2,436.37mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1941 1951
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Nov 1939–Oct 1942
36-Month
131.59"
(3,342.39mm)
143.95"
(3,656.33mm)
-12.36"
(-313.94mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1966
Nov 1938–Oct 1942
48-Month
178.59"
(4,536.19mm)
191.85"
(4,872.99mm)
-13.26"
(-336.80mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1965
Nov 1937–Oct 1942
60-Month
218.76"
(5,556.50mm)
239.75"
(6,089.65mm)
-20.99"
(-533.15mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1935 1954
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/