Climate at a Glance

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, March 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1956
1-Month
3.68"
(93.47mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1955 2004
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1980
Feb–Mar 1956
2-Month
9.69"
(246.13mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1938
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1944
Jan–Mar 1956
3-Month
11.43"
(290.32mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1955 1938
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1998
Dec 1955–Mar 1956
4-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1938
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Nov 1955–Mar 1956
5-Month
14.55"
(369.57mm)
18.27"
(464.06mm)
-3.72"
(-94.49mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1955 1911
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Ties: 1968
Oct 1955–Mar 1956
6-Month
17.01"
(432.05mm)
21.29"
(540.77mm)
-4.28"
(-108.72mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1918
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2016
Ties: 1931
Sep 1955–Mar 1956
7-Month
21.93"
(557.02mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
-3.56"
(-90.43mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2016
Aug 1955–Mar 1956
8-Month
26.27"
(667.26mm)
30.75"
(781.05mm)
-4.48"
(-113.79mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2016
Jul 1955–Mar 1956
9-Month
32.25"
(819.15mm)
36.29"
(921.77mm)
-4.04"
(-102.62mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1965
Jun 1955–Mar 1956
10-Month
35.73"
(907.54mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
-5.28"
(-134.11mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1965
May 1955–Mar 1956
11-Month
39.88"
(1,012.95mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
-4.72"
(-119.89mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1929
Apr 1955–Mar 1956
12-Month
44.45"
(1,129.03mm)
47.97"
(1,218.44mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1929
Oct 1954–Mar 1956
18-Month
61.25"
(1,555.75mm)
69.29"
(1,759.97mm)
-8.04"
(-204.22mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1965
Apr 1954–Mar 1956
24-Month
76.84"
(1,951.74mm)
95.93"
(2,436.62mm)
-19.09"
(-484.88mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1930
Apr 1953–Mar 1956
36-Month
118.34"
(3,005.84mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
-25.68"
(-652.27mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1957
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1930
Apr 1952–Mar 1956
48-Month
164.26"
(4,172.20mm)
191.88"
(4,873.75mm)
-27.62"
(-701.55mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1955 1957
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Apr 1951–Mar 1956
60-Month
208.56"
(5,297.42mm)
239.76"
(6,089.90mm)
-31.20"
(-792.48mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1955 1957
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1966

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 9, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/