Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1956
1-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1954 1976, 1986
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1936
Mar–Apr 1956
2-Month
7.40"
(187.96mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1944
Feb–Apr 1956
3-Month
13.41"
(340.61mm)
11.52"
(292.61mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1944
Jan–Apr 1956
4-Month
15.15"
(384.81mm)
15.35"
(389.89mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1986
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1998
Dec 1955–Apr 1956
5-Month
15.98"
(405.89mm)
19.00"
(482.60mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Nov 1955–Apr 1956
6-Month
18.27"
(464.06mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Oct 1955–Apr 1956
7-Month
20.73"
(526.54mm)
24.63"
(625.60mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Sep 1955–Apr 1956
8-Month
25.65"
(651.51mm)
28.83"
(732.28mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Aug 1955–Apr 1956
9-Month
29.99"
(761.75mm)
34.09"
(865.89mm)
-4.10"
(-104.14mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Jul 1955–Apr 1956
10-Month
35.97"
(913.64mm)
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
-3.66"
(-92.96mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1965
Jun 1955–Apr 1956
11-Month
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
44.35"
(1,126.49mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1998
May 1955–Apr 1956
12-Month
43.60"
(1,107.44mm)
47.94"
(1,217.68mm)
-4.34"
(-110.24mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1929
Nov 1954–Apr 1956
18-Month
61.97"
(1,574.04mm)
69.60"
(1,767.84mm)
-7.63"
(-193.80mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1965
May 1954–Apr 1956
24-Month
77.72"
(1,974.09mm)
95.91"
(2,436.11mm)
-18.19"
(-462.02mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1965
May 1953–Apr 1956
36-Month
120.11"
(3,050.79mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
-23.91"
(-607.32mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1957
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
May 1952–Apr 1956
48-Month
164.83"
(4,186.68mm)
191.89"
(4,874.01mm)
-27.06"
(-687.33mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1957
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
May 1951–Apr 1956
60-Month
209.20"
(5,313.68mm)
239.80"
(6,090.92mm)
-30.60"
(-777.24mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1955 1957
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/