Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1970
1-Month
1.67"
(42.42mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976, 1986
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1936
Ties: 1990
Mar–Apr 1970
2-Month
8.27"
(210.06mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1968 1985
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1944
Feb–Apr 1970
3-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
11.52"
(292.61mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1968 1925
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1944
Jan–Apr 1970
4-Month
14.06"
(357.12mm)
15.35"
(389.89mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1968 1986
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Dec 1969–Apr 1970
5-Month
17.91"
(454.91mm)
19.00"
(482.60mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1986
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Nov 1969–Apr 1970
6-Month
20.64"
(524.26mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Oct 1969–Apr 1970
7-Month
22.39"
(568.71mm)
24.63"
(625.60mm)
-2.24"
(-56.89mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1968 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Sep 1969–Apr 1970
8-Month
27.23"
(691.64mm)
28.83"
(732.28mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1968 1985
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Aug 1969–Apr 1970
9-Month
34.79"
(883.67mm)
34.09"
(865.89mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1998
Jul 1969–Apr 1970
10-Month
39.20"
(995.68mm)
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1965
Jun 1969–Apr 1970
11-Month
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
44.35"
(1,126.49mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1981
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
May 1969–Apr 1970
12-Month
48.47"
(1,231.14mm)
47.94"
(1,217.68mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1968 1955
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1929
Nov 1968–Apr 1970
18-Month
71.14"
(1,806.96mm)
69.60"
(1,767.84mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1965
May 1968–Apr 1970
24-Month
97.14"
(2,467.36mm)
95.91"
(2,436.11mm)
1.23"
(31.25mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1965
May 1967–Apr 1970
36-Month
142.30"
(3,614.42mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1998
May 1966–Apr 1970
48-Month
185.73"
(4,717.54mm)
191.89"
(4,874.01mm)
-6.16"
(-156.47mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1998
May 1965–Apr 1970
60-Month
232.75"
(5,911.85mm)
239.79"
(6,090.67mm)
-7.04"
(-178.82mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/