Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1953
1-Month
4.35"
(110.49mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1949
Jul–Aug 1953
2-Month
8.05"
(204.47mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1930 1980
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1964
Jun–Aug 1953
3-Month
12.16"
(308.86mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
-3.34"
(-84.84mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1944 1954
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2013
May–Aug 1953
4-Month
15.92"
(404.37mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2013
Apr–Aug 1953
5-Month
17.87"
(453.90mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2013
Mar–Aug 1953
6-Month
22.33"
(567.18mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Feb–Aug 1953
7-Month
27.96"
(710.18mm)
30.60"
(777.24mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1964
Jan–Aug 1953
8-Month
31.23"
(793.24mm)
34.43"
(874.52mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1951 1954
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1964
Dec 1952–Aug 1953
9-Month
34.44"
(874.78mm)
38.08"
(967.23mm)
-3.64"
(-92.45mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1964
Nov 1952–Aug 1953
10-Month
36.37"
(923.80mm)
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
-4.32"
(-109.73mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1964
Oct 1952–Aug 1953
11-Month
37.44"
(950.98mm)
43.72"
(1,110.49mm)
-6.28"
(-159.51mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1991
Sep 1952–Aug 1953
12-Month
41.07"
(1,043.18mm)
47.91"
(1,216.91mm)
-6.84"
(-173.73mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1964
Mar 1952–Aug 1953
18-Month
70.74"
(1,796.80mm)
74.68"
(1,896.87mm)
-3.94"
(-100.07mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1965
Sep 1951–Aug 1953
24-Month
90.66"
(2,302.76mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
-5.21"
(-132.34mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1965
Sep 1950–Aug 1953
36-Month
129.78"
(3,296.41mm)
143.91"
(3,655.31mm)
-14.13"
(-358.90mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1952 1956
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1966
Sep 1949–Aug 1953
48-Month
167.33"
(4,250.18mm)
191.77"
(4,870.96mm)
-24.44"
(-620.78mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1949
Sep 1948–Aug 1953
60-Month
225.76"
(5,734.30mm)
239.63"
(6,086.60mm)
-13.87"
(-352.30mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/