Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1953
1-Month
3.27"
(83.06mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1952 1907
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1925
Dec 1952–Jan 1953
2-Month
6.48"
(164.59mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1925
Nov 1952–Jan 1953
3-Month
8.41"
(213.61mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Oct 1952–Jan 1953
4-Month
9.48"
(240.79mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2016
Sep 1952–Jan 1953
5-Month
13.11"
(332.99mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1985
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2016
Aug 1952–Jan 1953
6-Month
22.34"
(567.44mm)
22.57"
(573.28mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2016
Jul 1952–Jan 1953
7-Month
25.73"
(653.54mm)
28.11"
(713.99mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2016
Jun 1952–Jan 1953
8-Month
28.96"
(735.58mm)
32.83"
(833.88mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1952 1955
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2016
May 1952–Jan 1953
9-Month
32.68"
(830.07mm)
36.42"
(925.07mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1955
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1925
Apr 1952–Jan 1953
10-Month
35.83"
(910.08mm)
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
-3.96"
(-100.59mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1925
Mar 1952–Jan 1953
11-Month
42.78"
(1,086.61mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1960
Ties: 1971
Feb 1952–Jan 1953
12-Month
47.33"
(1,202.18mm)
48.02"
(1,219.71mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1952 1955
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1965
Aug 1951–Jan 1953
18-Month
66.02"
(1,676.91mm)
70.55"
(1,791.97mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1930
Feb 1951–Jan 1953
24-Month
86.37"
(2,193.80mm)
96.03"
(2,439.16mm)
-9.66"
(-245.36mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1952 1927
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1930
Feb 1950–Jan 1953
36-Month
127.07"
(3,227.58mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-16.97"
(-431.04mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1952 1928
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1930
Feb 1949–Jan 1953
48-Month
173.79"
(4,414.27mm)
191.94"
(4,875.28mm)
-18.15"
(-461.01mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1965
Feb 1948–Jan 1953
60-Month
231.54"
(5,881.12mm)
239.83"
(6,091.68mm)
-8.29"
(-210.56mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1945 1956
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/