Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1970
1-Month
2.74"
(69.60mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1965 1907
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1925
Dec 1969–Jan 1970
2-Month
6.59"
(167.39mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1925
Nov 1969–Jan 1970
3-Month
9.32"
(236.73mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Oct 1969–Jan 1970
4-Month
11.07"
(281.18mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Sep 1969–Jan 1970
5-Month
15.91"
(404.11mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1968 1985
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Aug 1969–Jan 1970
6-Month
23.47"
(596.14mm)
22.57"
(573.28mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2016
Jul 1969–Jan 1970
7-Month
27.88"
(708.15mm)
28.11"
(713.99mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2016
Jun 1969–Jan 1970
8-Month
32.82"
(833.63mm)
32.83"
(833.88mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1969 1955
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2016
May 1969–Jan 1970
9-Month
37.15"
(943.61mm)
36.42"
(925.07mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1969 1955
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1925
Apr 1969–Jan 1970
10-Month
41.79"
(1,061.47mm)
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1925
Mar 1969–Jan 1970
11-Month
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1960
Feb 1969–Jan 1970
12-Month
49.90"
(1,267.46mm)
48.02"
(1,219.71mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1969 1955
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1965
Aug 1968–Jan 1970
18-Month
69.34"
(1,761.24mm)
70.55"
(1,791.97mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1930
Feb 1968–Jan 1970
24-Month
92.28"
(2,343.91mm)
96.03"
(2,439.16mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1969 1927
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1930
Feb 1967–Jan 1970
36-Month
139.35"
(3,539.49mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-4.69"
(-119.13mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1969 1928
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1930
Feb 1966–Jan 1970
48-Month
185.49"
(4,711.45mm)
191.94"
(4,875.28mm)
-6.45"
(-163.83mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1965
Feb 1965–Jan 1970
60-Month
238.36"
(6,054.34mm)
239.83"
(6,091.68mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1976

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/