Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1970
1-Month
6.36"
(161.54mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1968 1925
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1949
Jul–Aug 1970
2-Month
11.40"
(289.56mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1968 1980
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1964
Jun–Aug 1970
3-Month
13.80"
(350.52mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1963 1954
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2013
Ties: 1955
May–Aug 1970
4-Month
17.11"
(434.59mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2013
Apr–Aug 1970
5-Month
18.78"
(477.01mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
-3.64"
(-92.46mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2013
Mar–Aug 1970
6-Month
25.38"
(644.65mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1968 1925
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2003
Feb–Aug 1970
7-Month
28.43"
(722.12mm)
30.60"
(777.24mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1968 1925
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1964
Jan–Aug 1970
8-Month
31.17"
(791.72mm)
34.43"
(874.52mm)
-3.26"
(-82.80mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1968 1954
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1964
Dec 1969–Aug 1970
9-Month
35.02"
(889.51mm)
38.08"
(967.23mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1964
Nov 1969–Aug 1970
10-Month
37.75"
(958.85mm)
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
-2.94"
(-74.68mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1964
Oct 1969–Aug 1970
11-Month
39.50"
(1,003.30mm)
43.72"
(1,110.49mm)
-4.22"
(-107.19mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1968 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Sep 1969–Aug 1970
12-Month
44.34"
(1,126.24mm)
47.91"
(1,216.91mm)
-3.57"
(-90.67mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1964
Mar 1969–Aug 1970
18-Month
74.76"
(1,898.90mm)
74.68"
(1,896.87mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1968 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1965
Sep 1968–Aug 1970
24-Month
95.24"
(2,419.10mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1965
Sep 1967–Aug 1970
36-Month
135.43"
(3,439.92mm)
143.91"
(3,655.31mm)
-8.48"
(-215.39mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1966
Sep 1966–Aug 1970
48-Month
182.59"
(4,637.79mm)
191.77"
(4,870.96mm)
-9.18"
(-233.17mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1949
Sep 1965–Aug 1970
60-Month
228.72"
(5,809.49mm)
239.63"
(6,086.60mm)
-10.91"
(-277.11mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/