Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1966

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1966
1-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
2.16"
(54.87mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1965 1907
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1925
Dec 1965–Jan 1966
2-Month
6.92"
(175.77mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1965 1981
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1925
Nov 1965–Jan 1966
3-Month
9.05"
(229.87mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1993
Oct 1965–Jan 1966
4-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2016
Sep 1965–Jan 1966
5-Month
14.80"
(375.92mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1962 1985
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2016
Aug 1965–Jan 1966
6-Month
19.08"
(484.63mm)
22.57"
(573.28mm)
-3.49"
(-88.65mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2016
Jul 1965–Jan 1966
7-Month
26.01"
(660.65mm)
28.11"
(713.99mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2016
Jun 1965–Jan 1966
8-Month
33.77"
(857.76mm)
32.83"
(833.88mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1964 1955
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2016
May 1965–Jan 1966
9-Month
35.94"
(912.88mm)
36.42"
(925.07mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1963 1955
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1925
Apr 1965–Jan 1966
10-Month
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1963 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1925
Mar 1965–Jan 1966
11-Month
47.13"
(1,197.10mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1960
Ties: 1933
Feb 1965–Jan 1966
12-Month
52.87"
(1,342.90mm)
48.02"
(1,219.71mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1964 1955
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1965
Aug 1964–Jan 1966
18-Month
81.64"
(2,073.66mm)
70.55"
(1,791.97mm)
11.09"
(281.69mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1964 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1930
Feb 1964–Jan 1966
24-Month
116.80"
(2,966.72mm)
96.03"
(2,439.16mm)
20.77"
(527.56mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1927
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1930
Feb 1963–Jan 1966
36-Month
164.19"
(4,170.43mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
20.15"
(511.81mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1965 1928
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1930
Feb 1962–Jan 1966
48-Month
212.53"
(5,398.26mm)
191.94"
(4,875.28mm)
20.59"
(522.98mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1964 1957
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1965
Feb 1961–Jan 1966
60-Month
266.70"
(6,774.18mm)
239.83"
(6,091.68mm)
26.87"
(682.50mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1965 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/