Climate at a Glance

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1955
1-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1949
Jul–Aug 1955
2-Month
10.32"
(262.13mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1980
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1964
Ties: 1911
Jun–Aug 1955
3-Month
13.80"
(350.52mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2013
Ties: 1970
May–Aug 1955
4-Month
17.95"
(455.93mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2013
Apr–Aug 1955
5-Month
22.52"
(572.01mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2013
Ties: 1942
Mar–Aug 1955
6-Month
24.49"
(622.05mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Feb–Aug 1955
7-Month
27.24"
(691.90mm)
30.60"
(777.24mm)
-3.36"
(-85.34mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1964
Jan–Aug 1955
8-Month
31.47"
(799.34mm)
34.43"
(874.52mm)
-2.96"
(-75.18mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1964
Dec 1954–Aug 1955
9-Month
34.28"
(870.71mm)
38.08"
(967.23mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1954 1911
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1964
Nov 1954–Aug 1955
10-Month
36.32"
(922.53mm)
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1954 1911
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1964
Oct 1954–Aug 1955
11-Month
39.32"
(998.73mm)
43.72"
(1,110.49mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1991
Sep 1954–Aug 1955
12-Month
40.97"
(1,040.64mm)
47.91"
(1,216.91mm)
-6.94"
(-176.27mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1954 1911
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1964
Mar 1954–Aug 1955
18-Month
58.39"
(1,483.11mm)
74.68"
(1,896.87mm)
-16.29"
(-413.76mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1965
Sep 1953–Aug 1955
24-Month
78.54"
(1,994.92mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
-17.33"
(-440.18mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1965
Sep 1952–Aug 1955
36-Month
119.61"
(3,038.09mm)
143.91"
(3,655.31mm)
-24.30"
(-617.22mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1966
Sep 1951–Aug 1955
48-Month
169.20"
(4,297.68mm)
191.77"
(4,870.96mm)
-22.57"
(-573.28mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1954 1956
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1949
Sep 1950–Aug 1955
60-Month
208.32"
(5,291.33mm)
239.63"
(6,086.60mm)
-31.31"
(-795.27mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1957
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/