Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1948
1-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1942 1976, 1986
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1936
Mar–Apr 1948
2-Month
10.78"
(273.81mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
3.16"
(80.26mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1944
Feb–Apr 1948
3-Month
15.69"
(398.53mm)
11.52"
(292.61mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1947 1925
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1944
Jan–Apr 1948
4-Month
19.63"
(498.60mm)
15.35"
(389.89mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Ties: 1958
Dec 1947–Apr 1948
5-Month
24.54"
(623.32mm)
19.00"
(482.60mm)
5.54"
(140.72mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Nov 1947–Apr 1948
6-Month
31.67"
(804.42mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1947 1911
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1947–Apr 1948
7-Month
36.12"
(917.45mm)
24.63"
(625.60mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Sep 1947–Apr 1948
8-Month
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
28.83"
(732.28mm)
12.38"
(314.45mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Aug 1947–Apr 1948
9-Month
46.72"
(1,186.69mm)
34.09"
(865.89mm)
12.63"
(320.80mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1998
Jul 1947–Apr 1948
10-Month
51.91"
(1,318.51mm)
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
12.28"
(311.91mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1965
Jun 1947–Apr 1948
11-Month
56.63"
(1,438.40mm)
44.35"
(1,126.49mm)
12.28"
(311.91mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1998
May 1947–Apr 1948
12-Month
59.86"
(1,520.44mm)
47.94"
(1,217.68mm)
11.92"
(302.76mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1947 1955
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Nov 1946–Apr 1948
18-Month
79.06"
(2,008.12mm)
69.60"
(1,767.84mm)
9.46"
(240.28mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1965
May 1946–Apr 1948
24-Month
105.53"
(2,680.46mm)
95.91"
(2,436.11mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1965
May 1945–Apr 1948
36-Month
160.94"
(4,087.88mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1998
May 1944–Apr 1948
48-Month
198.23"
(5,035.04mm)
191.89"
(4,874.01mm)
6.34"
(161.03mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1998
May 1943–Apr 1948
60-Month
249.31"
(6,332.47mm)
239.80"
(6,090.92mm)
9.51"
(241.55mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/