Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
2.67"
(67.82mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1965 1955
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2009
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1970 1933
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
12.21"
(310.13mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1970 2001
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2015
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
15.07"
(382.78mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
1.61"
(40.90mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1939
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2015
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
23.06"
(585.72mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1970 2001
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2015
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
30.92"
(785.37mm)
24.28"
(616.71mm)
6.64"
(168.66mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1970 2001
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2015
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
35.79"
(909.07mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
6.83"
(173.49mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1970 1954
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2015
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
39.96"
(1,014.98mm)
32.54"
(826.52mm)
7.42"
(188.46mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1970 1954
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1964
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
43.24"
(1,098.30mm)
35.88"
(911.35mm)
7.36"
(186.95mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1970 1954
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1964
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
50.03"
(1,270.76mm)
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
9.87"
(250.70mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1964
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
54.37"
(1,381.00mm)
44.06"
(1,119.12mm)
10.31"
(261.88mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1964
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
58.82"
(1,494.03mm)
47.89"
(1,216.41mm)
10.93"
(277.62mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1970 1954
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1964
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
83.17"
(2,112.52mm)
72.17"
(1,833.12mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1970 1954
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
102.94"
(2,614.68mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
7.07"
(179.58mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1970 1955
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
152.88"
(3,883.15mm)
143.88"
(3,654.55mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1966
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
196.66"
(4,995.16mm)
191.83"
(4,872.48mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1964
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
243.63"
(6,188.20mm)
239.71"
(6,088.63mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1970 1954
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/