Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1955
1-Month
4.23"
(107.44mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1907
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1925
Ties: 1958
Dec 1954–Jan 1955
2-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1953 1981
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1925
Nov 1954–Jan 1955
3-Month
9.08"
(230.63mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1953 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Oct 1954–Jan 1955
4-Month
12.08"
(306.83mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1953 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2016
Sep 1954–Jan 1955
5-Month
13.73"
(348.74mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-3.58"
(-90.93mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1953 1985
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2016
Aug 1954–Jan 1955
6-Month
16.32"
(414.53mm)
22.57"
(573.28mm)
-6.25"
(-158.75mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2016
Jul 1954–Jan 1955
7-Month
19.82"
(503.43mm)
28.11"
(713.99mm)
-8.29"
(-210.56mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2016
Jun 1954–Jan 1955
8-Month
21.56"
(547.62mm)
32.83"
(833.88mm)
-11.27"
(-286.26mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1955
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2016
May 1954–Jan 1955
9-Month
24.83"
(630.68mm)
36.42"
(925.07mm)
-11.59"
(-294.39mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1955
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1925
Apr 1954–Jan 1955
10-Month
27.67"
(702.82mm)
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
-12.12"
(-307.85mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1925
Mar 1954–Jan 1955
11-Month
31.15"
(791.21mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
-12.92"
(-328.17mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1960
Feb 1954–Jan 1955
12-Month
32.72"
(831.09mm)
48.02"
(1,219.71mm)
-15.30"
(-388.62mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1955
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1965
Aug 1953–Jan 1955
18-Month
55.65"
(1,413.51mm)
70.55"
(1,791.97mm)
-14.90"
(-378.46mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1928 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1930
Feb 1953–Jan 1955
24-Month
79.26"
(2,013.20mm)
96.03"
(2,439.16mm)
-16.77"
(-425.96mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1932 1927
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1930
Feb 1952–Jan 1955
36-Month
126.59"
(3,215.39mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-17.45"
(-443.23mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1952 1928
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1930
Feb 1951–Jan 1955
48-Month
165.63"
(4,207.00mm)
191.94"
(4,875.28mm)
-26.31"
(-668.28mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1957
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1965
Feb 1950–Jan 1955
60-Month
206.33"
(5,240.78mm)
239.83"
(6,091.68mm)
-33.50"
(-850.90mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1956
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/