Climate at a Glance

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1949
1-Month
10.10"
(256.54mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1949
Jul–Aug 1949
2-Month
14.81"
(376.17mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
3.99"
(101.34mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1948 1980
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1964
Jun–Aug 1949
3-Month
19.34"
(491.24mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1948 1954
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2013
May–Aug 1949
4-Month
22.82"
(579.63mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2013
Apr–Aug 1949
5-Month
27.42"
(696.47mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2013
Mar–Aug 1949
6-Month
29.32"
(744.73mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2003
Ties: 1916
Feb–Aug 1949
7-Month
34.42"
(874.27mm)
30.60"
(777.24mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1964
Jan–Aug 1949
8-Month
36.37"
(923.80mm)
34.43"
(874.52mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1947 1954
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1964
Dec 1948–Aug 1949
9-Month
40.89"
(1,038.61mm)
38.08"
(967.23mm)
2.81"
(71.38mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1947 1911
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1964
Nov 1948–Aug 1949
10-Month
49.60"
(1,259.84mm)
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
8.91"
(226.31mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1947 1911
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1964
Oct 1948–Aug 1949
11-Month
52.51"
(1,333.75mm)
43.72"
(1,110.49mm)
8.79"
(223.26mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1991
Sep 1948–Aug 1949
12-Month
58.43"
(1,484.12mm)
47.91"
(1,216.91mm)
10.52"
(267.21mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1947 1911
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1964
Mar 1948–Aug 1949
18-Month
87.26"
(2,216.40mm)
74.68"
(1,896.87mm)
12.58"
(319.53mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1965
Sep 1947–Aug 1949
24-Month
117.69"
(2,989.33mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
21.82"
(554.23mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1965
Sep 1946–Aug 1949
36-Month
163.04"
(4,141.22mm)
143.91"
(3,655.31mm)
19.13"
(485.91mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1966
Sep 1945–Aug 1949
48-Month
218.29"
(5,544.57mm)
191.77"
(4,870.96mm)
26.52"
(673.61mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1949
Sep 1944–Aug 1949
60-Month
261.03"
(6,630.16mm)
239.62"
(6,086.35mm)
21.41"
(543.81mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1948 1957
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/