Climate at a Glance

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
3.85"
(97.79mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1949
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
8.23"
(209.04mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1980
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1964
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
11.49"
(291.85mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
-4.01"
(-101.85mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2013
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
14.18"
(360.17mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2013
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
17.90"
(454.66mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2013
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
21.58"
(548.13mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-5.12"
(-130.05mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2003
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
27.59"
(700.79mm)
30.60"
(777.24mm)
-3.01"
(-76.45mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1964
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
29.33"
(744.98mm)
34.43"
(874.52mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1964
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
30.16"
(766.06mm)
38.08"
(967.23mm)
-7.92"
(-201.17mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1954 1911
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1964
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
32.45"
(824.23mm)
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
-8.24"
(-209.30mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1954 1911
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1964
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
34.91"
(886.71mm)
43.72"
(1,110.49mm)
-8.81"
(-223.78mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
39.83"
(1,011.68mm)
47.91"
(1,216.91mm)
-8.08"
(-205.23mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1954 1911
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1964
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
64.32"
(1,633.73mm)
74.68"
(1,896.87mm)
-10.36"
(-263.14mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1965
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
80.80"
(2,052.32mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
-15.07"
(-382.78mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1965
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
118.37"
(3,006.60mm)
143.91"
(3,655.31mm)
-25.54"
(-648.71mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1966
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
159.44"
(4,049.78mm)
191.77"
(4,870.96mm)
-32.33"
(-821.18mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1949
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
209.03"
(5,309.36mm)
239.63"
(6,086.60mm)
-30.60"
(-777.24mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1955 1957
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/