Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1947
1-Month
4.91"
(124.71mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1946 1955
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2009
Nov–Dec 1947
2-Month
12.04"
(305.82mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1946 1933
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Oct–Dec 1947
3-Month
16.49"
(418.85mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
7.28"
(184.92mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1946 2001
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Sep–Dec 1947
4-Month
21.58"
(548.13mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
8.12"
(206.25mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1946 1939
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2015
Aug–Dec 1947
5-Month
27.09"
(688.09mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
8.36"
(212.35mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1946 2001
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2015
Jul–Dec 1947
6-Month
32.28"
(819.91mm)
24.28"
(616.71mm)
8.00"
(203.20mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1946 2001
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2015
Jun–Dec 1947
7-Month
37.00"
(939.80mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1946 1954
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2015
May–Dec 1947
8-Month
40.23"
(1,021.84mm)
32.54"
(826.52mm)
7.69"
(195.32mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1946 1954
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1964
Apr–Dec 1947
9-Month
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
35.88"
(911.35mm)
8.82"
(224.03mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1946 1954
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1964
Mar–Dec 1947
10-Month
50.11"
(1,272.79mm)
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
9.95"
(252.73mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1946 1925
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1964
Feb–Dec 1947
11-Month
50.87"
(1,292.10mm)
44.06"
(1,119.12mm)
6.81"
(172.98mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1946 1925
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1964
Jan–Dec 1947
12-Month
55.56"
(1,411.22mm)
47.89"
(1,216.41mm)
7.67"
(194.81mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1946 1954
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1964
Jul 1946–Dec 1947
18-Month
78.82"
(2,002.03mm)
72.17"
(1,833.12mm)
6.65"
(168.91mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1945 1954
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1929
Jan 1946–Dec 1947
24-Month
99.90"
(2,537.46mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1946 1955
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1929
Jan 1945–Dec 1947
36-Month
153.94"
(3,910.08mm)
143.88"
(3,654.55mm)
10.06"
(255.53mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1966
Ties: 2016
Jan 1944–Dec 1947
48-Month
201.67"
(5,122.42mm)
191.83"
(4,872.48mm)
9.84"
(249.94mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1964
Jan 1943–Dec 1947
60-Month
245.51"
(6,235.95mm)
239.71"
(6,088.63mm)
5.80"
(147.32mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1954
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/