Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1948
1-Month
3.94"
(100.08mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1946 1907
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1925
Dec 1947–Jan 1948
2-Month
8.85"
(224.79mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1925
Ties: 2017
Nov 1947–Jan 1948
3-Month
15.98"
(405.89mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Oct 1947–Jan 1948
4-Month
20.43"
(518.92mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
7.32"
(185.93mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Sep 1947–Jan 1948
5-Month
25.52"
(648.21mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
8.21"
(208.54mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Aug 1947–Jan 1948
6-Month
31.03"
(788.16mm)
22.57"
(573.28mm)
8.46"
(214.88mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Jul 1947–Jan 1948
7-Month
36.22"
(919.99mm)
28.11"
(713.99mm)
8.11"
(206.00mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Jun 1947–Jan 1948
8-Month
40.94"
(1,039.88mm)
32.83"
(833.88mm)
8.11"
(206.00mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1947 1955
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
May 1947–Jan 1948
9-Month
44.17"
(1,121.92mm)
36.42"
(925.07mm)
7.75"
(196.85mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1947 1955
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1925
Ties: 1996
Apr 1947–Jan 1948
10-Month
48.64"
(1,235.46mm)
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
8.85"
(224.79mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1925
Mar 1947–Jan 1948
11-Month
54.05"
(1,372.87mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
9.98"
(253.49mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1960
Feb 1947–Jan 1948
12-Month
54.81"
(1,392.17mm)
48.02"
(1,219.71mm)
6.79"
(172.46mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1947 1955
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1965
Aug 1946–Jan 1948
18-Month
76.38"
(1,940.05mm)
70.55"
(1,791.97mm)
5.83"
(148.08mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1930
Feb 1946–Jan 1948
24-Month
100.05"
(2,541.27mm)
96.03"
(2,439.16mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1945 1927
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1930
Feb 1945–Jan 1948
36-Month
155.50"
(3,949.70mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
11.46"
(291.08mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1928
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1930
Feb 1944–Jan 1948
48-Month
201.96"
(5,129.78mm)
191.94"
(4,875.28mm)
10.02"
(254.50mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1965
Feb 1943–Jan 1948
60-Month
244.68"
(6,214.87mm)
239.83"
(6,091.68mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/