Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1960
1-Month
5.94"
(150.88mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1959 1907
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1925
Ties: 1926
Dec 1959–Jan 1960
2-Month
9.05"
(229.87mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1925
Nov 1959–Jan 1960
3-Month
10.35"
(262.89mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1993
Oct 1959–Jan 1960
4-Month
18.62"
(472.95mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
5.51"
(139.96mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2016
Sep 1959–Jan 1960
5-Month
27.47"
(697.74mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
10.16"
(258.07mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1959 1985
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2016
Aug 1959–Jan 1960
6-Month
32.21"
(818.13mm)
22.57"
(573.28mm)
9.64"
(244.85mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2016
Jul 1959–Jan 1960
7-Month
41.15"
(1,045.21mm)
28.11"
(713.99mm)
13.04"
(331.22mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Jun 1959–Jan 1960
8-Month
44.34"
(1,126.24mm)
32.83"
(833.88mm)
11.51"
(292.36mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1959 1955
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2016
May 1959–Jan 1960
9-Month
48.95"
(1,243.33mm)
36.42"
(925.07mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1955
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1925 1925
Apr 1959–Jan 1960
10-Month
52.45"
(1,332.23mm)
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
12.66"
(321.56mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1925
Mar 1959–Jan 1960
11-Month
58.79"
(1,493.27mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
14.72"
(373.89mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1960
Feb 1959–Jan 1960
12-Month
63.59"
(1,615.19mm)
48.02"
(1,219.71mm)
15.57"
(395.48mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1955
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1965
Aug 1958–Jan 1960
18-Month
80.09"
(2,034.29mm)
70.55"
(1,791.97mm)
9.54"
(242.32mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1930
Feb 1958–Jan 1960
24-Month
110.15"
(2,797.81mm)
96.03"
(2,439.16mm)
14.12"
(358.65mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1959 1927
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1930
Feb 1957–Jan 1960
36-Month
160.71"
(4,082.03mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
16.67"
(423.41mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1959 1928
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1930
Feb 1956–Jan 1960
48-Month
202.93"
(5,154.42mm)
191.94"
(4,875.28mm)
10.99"
(279.14mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1965
Feb 1955–Jan 1960
60-Month
242.41"
(6,157.21mm)
239.83"
(6,091.68mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 9, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/