Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1953
1-Month
1.95"
(49.53mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976, 1986
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1936
Mar–Apr 1953
2-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1985
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1944
Feb–Apr 1953
3-Month
12.04"
(305.82mm)
11.52"
(292.61mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1944
Jan–Apr 1953
4-Month
15.31"
(388.87mm)
15.35"
(389.89mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Dec 1952–Apr 1953
5-Month
18.52"
(470.41mm)
19.00"
(482.60mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Nov 1952–Apr 1953
6-Month
20.45"
(519.43mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Oct 1952–Apr 1953
7-Month
21.52"
(546.61mm)
24.63"
(625.60mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Sep 1952–Apr 1953
8-Month
25.15"
(638.81mm)
28.83"
(732.28mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1951 1985
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Aug 1952–Apr 1953
9-Month
34.38"
(873.25mm)
34.09"
(865.89mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1952 1985
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Ties: 1928
Jul 1952–Apr 1953
10-Month
37.77"
(959.36mm)
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1965
Jun 1952–Apr 1953
11-Month
41.00"
(1,041.40mm)
44.35"
(1,126.49mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
May 1952–Apr 1953
12-Month
44.72"
(1,135.89mm)
47.94"
(1,217.68mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1952 1955
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1929
Nov 1951–Apr 1953
18-Month
69.01"
(1,752.85mm)
69.60"
(1,767.84mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1965
May 1951–Apr 1953
24-Month
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
95.91"
(2,436.11mm)
-6.82"
(-173.22mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1965
May 1950–Apr 1953
36-Month
132.27"
(3,359.66mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
-11.75"
(-298.45mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1952 1957
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1998
May 1949–Apr 1953
48-Month
174.23"
(4,425.44mm)
191.89"
(4,874.01mm)
-17.66"
(-448.57mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
May 1948–Apr 1953
60-Month
227.89"
(5,788.41mm)
239.80"
(6,090.92mm)
-11.91"
(-302.51mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 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/