Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1961
1-Month
0.78"
(19.81mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
-2.21"
(-56.14mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1953 2000
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1978
Sep–Oct 1961
2-Month
2.72"
(69.09mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1959
Ties: 1991
Aug–Oct 1961
3-Month
10.35"
(262.89mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1925
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1928
Jul–Oct 1961
4-Month
15.38"
(390.65mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1964
Jun–Oct 1961
5-Month
21.49"
(545.85mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1954
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1964
May–Oct 1961
6-Month
25.48"
(647.19mm)
26.32"
(668.53mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1925
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1928
Apr–Oct 1961
7-Month
32.23"
(818.64mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1928
Mar–Oct 1961
8-Month
36.48"
(926.59mm)
33.94"
(862.08mm)
2.54"
(64.51mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1928
Feb–Oct 1961
9-Month
42.44"
(1,077.98mm)
37.84"
(961.14mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1964
Jan–Oct 1961
10-Month
45.13"
(1,146.30mm)
41.67"
(1,058.42mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1958 1954
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1964
Dec 1960–Oct 1961
11-Month
47.20"
(1,198.88mm)
45.32"
(1,151.13mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1964
Nov 1960–Oct 1961
12-Month
48.39"
(1,229.11mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1957 1911
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1964
May 1960–Oct 1961
18-Month
74.30"
(1,887.22mm)
74.26"
(1,886.20mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1954
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1929
Nov 1959–Oct 1961
24-Month
98.26"
(2,495.80mm)
95.92"
(2,436.37mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1958 1951
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1929
Nov 1958–Oct 1961
36-Month
158.77"
(4,032.76mm)
143.95"
(3,656.33mm)
14.82"
(376.43mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1966
Nov 1957–Oct 1961
48-Month
211.84"
(5,380.74mm)
191.85"
(4,872.99mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1965
Nov 1956–Oct 1961
60-Month
254.49"
(6,464.05mm)
239.75"
(6,089.65mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1954
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/