Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1947
1-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1945 2000
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
Sep–Oct 1947
2-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1946 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1959
Aug–Oct 1947
3-Month
15.05"
(382.27mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1925
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1928
Jul–Oct 1947
4-Month
20.24"
(514.10mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
2.18"
(55.38mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1925
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1964
Jun–Oct 1947
5-Month
24.96"
(633.98mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
2.22"
(56.38mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1946 1954
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1964
May–Oct 1947
6-Month
28.19"
(716.03mm)
26.32"
(668.53mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1946 1925
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1928
Apr–Oct 1947
7-Month
32.66"
(829.56mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1946 1925
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1928
Mar–Oct 1947
8-Month
38.07"
(966.98mm)
33.94"
(862.08mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1925
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1928
Feb–Oct 1947
9-Month
38.83"
(986.28mm)
37.84"
(961.14mm)
0.99"
(25.14mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1946 1925
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1964
Jan–Oct 1947
10-Month
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
41.67"
(1,058.42mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1946 1954
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1964
Ties: 1958, 1966
Dec 1946–Oct 1947
11-Month
44.64"
(1,133.86mm)
45.32"
(1,151.13mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1943 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1964
Nov 1946–Oct 1947
12-Month
47.39"
(1,203.71mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1943 1911
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1964
May 1946–Oct 1947
18-Month
73.86"
(1,876.04mm)
74.26"
(1,886.20mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1945 1954
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1929
Nov 1945–Oct 1947
24-Month
96.48"
(2,450.59mm)
95.92"
(2,436.37mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1944 1951
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1929
Nov 1944–Oct 1947
36-Month
145.39"
(3,692.91mm)
143.95"
(3,656.33mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1966
Nov 1943–Oct 1947
48-Month
195.49"
(4,965.45mm)
191.85"
(4,872.99mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1965
Nov 1942–Oct 1947
60-Month
239.24"
(6,076.70mm)
239.75"
(6,089.65mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1954
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/