Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
3.42"
(86.87mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1955
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1933
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 2011
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
10.19"
(258.83mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1969 2001
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2015
Ties: 2014
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
12.95"
(328.93mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1939
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
19.31"
(490.47mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1968 2001
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
24.35"
(618.49mm)
24.28"
(616.71mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1968 2001
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
26.75"
(679.45mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1966 1954
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
30.06"
(763.52mm)
32.54"
(826.52mm)
-2.48"
(-63.00mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1965 1954
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1964
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
31.73"
(805.94mm)
35.88"
(911.35mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1956 1954
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1964
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
38.33"
(973.58mm)
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1966 1925
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1964
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
41.38"
(1,051.05mm)
44.06"
(1,119.12mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1968 1925
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1964
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
44.12"
(1,120.65mm)
47.89"
(1,216.41mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1954
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1964
Ties: 1993
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
69.26"
(1,759.20mm)
72.17"
(1,833.12mm)
-2.91"
(-73.92mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1968 1954
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1929
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
94.06"
(2,389.12mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
-1.81"
(-45.98mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1955
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1929
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
137.84"
(3,501.14mm)
143.88"
(3,654.55mm)
-6.04"
(-153.41mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1966
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
184.81"
(4,694.17mm)
191.83"
(4,872.48mm)
-7.02"
(-178.31mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1964
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
232.86"
(5,914.64mm)
239.71"
(6,088.63mm)
-6.85"
(-173.99mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1954
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/