Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1950
1-Month
1.95"
(49.53mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1949 1907
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1925
Ties: 1949
Dec 1949–Jan 1950
2-Month
3.76"
(95.50mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-3.72"
(-94.49mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1925
Nov 1949–Jan 1950
3-Month
5.78"
(146.81mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1993
Oct 1949–Jan 1950
4-Month
8.70"
(220.98mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
-4.41"
(-112.01mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2016
Sep 1949–Jan 1950
5-Month
12.30"
(312.42mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-5.01"
(-127.25mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1941 1985
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2016
Aug 1949–Jan 1950
6-Month
22.40"
(568.96mm)
22.57"
(573.28mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2016
Jul 1949–Jan 1950
7-Month
27.11"
(688.59mm)
28.11"
(713.99mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2016
Ties: 1962
Jun 1949–Jan 1950
8-Month
31.64"
(803.66mm)
32.83"
(833.88mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1947 1955
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2016
May 1949–Jan 1950
9-Month
35.12"
(892.05mm)
36.42"
(925.07mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1947 1955
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1925
Apr 1949–Jan 1950
10-Month
39.72"
(1,008.89mm)
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1925
Mar 1949–Jan 1950
11-Month
41.62"
(1,057.15mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1945 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1960
Feb 1949–Jan 1950
12-Month
46.72"
(1,186.69mm)
48.02"
(1,219.71mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1955
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1965
Aug 1948–Jan 1950
18-Month
74.84"
(1,900.94mm)
70.55"
(1,791.97mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1946 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1930
Feb 1948–Jan 1950
24-Month
104.47"
(2,653.54mm)
96.03"
(2,439.16mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1948 1927
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1930
Feb 1947–Jan 1950
36-Month
159.28"
(4,045.71mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
15.24"
(387.09mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1949 1928
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1930
Feb 1946–Jan 1950
48-Month
204.52"
(5,194.81mm)
191.94"
(4,875.28mm)
12.58"
(319.53mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1948 1957
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1965
Feb 1945–Jan 1950
60-Month
259.97"
(6,603.24mm)
239.83"
(6,091.68mm)
20.14"
(511.56mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1949 1956
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/