Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1962
1-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1961 1907
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1925
Dec 1961–Jan 1962
2-Month
9.59"
(243.59mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1961 1981
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1925
Nov 1961–Jan 1962
3-Month
11.73"
(297.94mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1993
Ties: 1983
Oct 1961–Jan 1962
4-Month
12.51"
(317.75mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Sep 1961–Jan 1962
5-Month
14.45"
(367.03mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1961 1985
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Aug 1961–Jan 1962
6-Month
22.08"
(560.83mm)
22.57"
(573.28mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Jul 1961–Jan 1962
7-Month
27.11"
(688.59mm)
28.11"
(713.99mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Ties: 1950
Jun 1961–Jan 1962
8-Month
33.22"
(843.79mm)
32.83"
(833.88mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1955
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
May 1961–Jan 1962
9-Month
37.21"
(945.13mm)
36.42"
(925.07mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1961 1955
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1925
Apr 1961–Jan 1962
10-Month
43.96"
(1,116.58mm)
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
4.17"
(105.91mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1925
Mar 1961–Jan 1962
11-Month
48.21"
(1,224.53mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
4.14"
(105.15mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1960
Feb 1961–Jan 1962
12-Month
54.17"
(1,375.92mm)
48.02"
(1,219.71mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1955
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1965
Aug 1960–Jan 1962
18-Month
71.64"
(1,819.66mm)
70.55"
(1,791.97mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1958 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1930
Feb 1960–Jan 1962
24-Month
99.64"
(2,530.86mm)
96.03"
(2,439.16mm)
3.61"
(91.70mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1959 1927
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1930
Feb 1959–Jan 1962
36-Month
163.23"
(4,146.04mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
19.19"
(487.42mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1961 1928
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1930
Ties: 1974
Feb 1958–Jan 1962
48-Month
209.79"
(5,328.67mm)
191.94"
(4,875.28mm)
17.85"
(453.39mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1961 1957
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1965
Feb 1957–Jan 1962
60-Month
260.35"
(6,612.89mm)
239.83"
(6,091.68mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1961 1956
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 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/