Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1971
1-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1970 1907
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1925
Dec 1970–Jan 1971
2-Month
7.87"
(199.90mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1981
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1925
Nov 1970–Jan 1971
3-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Oct 1970–Jan 1971
4-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
1.53"
(38.87mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Sep 1970–Jan 1971
5-Month
17.40"
(441.96mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1970 1985
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2016
Aug 1970–Jan 1971
6-Month
23.76"
(603.50mm)
22.57"
(573.28mm)
1.19"
(30.22mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2016
Ties: 1986
Jul 1970–Jan 1971
7-Month
28.80"
(731.52mm)
28.11"
(713.99mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2016
Ties: 1968
Jun 1970–Jan 1971
8-Month
31.20"
(792.48mm)
32.83"
(833.88mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1967 1955
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2016
May 1970–Jan 1971
9-Month
34.51"
(876.55mm)
36.42"
(925.07mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1955
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1925
Apr 1970–Jan 1971
10-Month
36.18"
(918.97mm)
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
-3.61"
(-91.70mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1925
Mar 1970–Jan 1971
11-Month
42.78"
(1,086.61mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1960
Ties: 1953
Feb 1970–Jan 1971
12-Month
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
48.02"
(1,219.71mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1969 1955
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1965
Aug 1969–Jan 1971
18-Month
69.30"
(1,760.22mm)
70.55"
(1,791.97mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1930
Feb 1969–Jan 1971
24-Month
95.73"
(2,431.54mm)
96.03"
(2,439.16mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1970 1927
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1930
Ties: 1964
Feb 1968–Jan 1971
36-Month
138.11"
(3,507.99mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-5.93"
(-150.63mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1969 1928
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1930
Feb 1967–Jan 1971
48-Month
185.18"
(4,703.57mm)
191.94"
(4,875.28mm)
-6.76"
(-171.71mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1965
Feb 1966–Jan 1971
60-Month
231.32"
(5,875.53mm)
239.83"
(6,091.68mm)
-8.51"
(-216.15mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/