Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1963

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1963
1-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1961 1907
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1925
Dec 1962–Jan 1963
2-Month
7.32"
(185.93mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1961 1981
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1925
Nov 1962–Jan 1963
3-Month
11.47"
(291.34mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1993
Oct 1962–Jan 1963
4-Month
13.33"
(338.58mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1962 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Sep 1962–Jan 1963
5-Month
18.26"
(463.80mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1962 1985
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Aug 1962–Jan 1963
6-Month
22.50"
(571.50mm)
22.57"
(573.28mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1962 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Jul 1962–Jan 1963
7-Month
26.23"
(666.24mm)
28.11"
(713.99mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2016
Ties: 1913
Jun 1962–Jan 1963
8-Month
33.06"
(839.72mm)
32.83"
(833.88mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1961 1955
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2016
May 1962–Jan 1963
9-Month
35.07"
(890.78mm)
36.42"
(925.07mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1961 1955
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1925
Apr 1962–Jan 1963
10-Month
38.98"
(990.09mm)
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1925
Mar 1962–Jan 1963
11-Month
44.54"
(1,131.32mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1960
Feb 1962–Jan 1963
12-Month
48.34"
(1,227.84mm)
48.02"
(1,219.71mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1961 1955
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1965
Aug 1961–Jan 1963
18-Month
70.42"
(1,788.67mm)
70.55"
(1,791.97mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1958 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1930
Feb 1961–Jan 1963
24-Month
102.51"
(2,603.75mm)
96.03"
(2,439.16mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1962 1927
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1930
Feb 1960–Jan 1963
36-Month
147.98"
(3,758.69mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
3.94"
(100.07mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1959 1928
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1930
Feb 1959–Jan 1963
48-Month
211.57"
(5,373.88mm)
191.94"
(4,875.28mm)
19.63"
(498.60mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1962 1957
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1965
Feb 1958–Jan 1963
60-Month
258.13"
(6,556.50mm)
239.83"
(6,091.68mm)
18.30"
(464.82mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1961 1956
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/