Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
5.71"
(145.03mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1907
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1925
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
8.38"
(212.85mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1925
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
11.05"
(280.67mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
17.92"
(455.17mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
4.81"
(122.18mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
20.78"
(527.81mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
28.77"
(730.76mm)
22.57"
(573.28mm)
6.20"
(157.48mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2016
Ties: 1965
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
36.63"
(930.40mm)
28.11"
(713.99mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2016
Ties: 1899
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
41.50"
(1,054.10mm)
32.83"
(833.88mm)
8.67"
(220.22mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2016
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
45.67"
(1,160.02mm)
36.42"
(925.07mm)
9.25"
(234.95mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1925
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
48.95"
(1,243.33mm)
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1925
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
55.74"
(1,415.80mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
11.67"
(296.42mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1960
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
60.08"
(1,526.03mm)
48.02"
(1,219.71mm)
12.06"
(306.32mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1965
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
83.84"
(2,129.54mm)
70.55"
(1,791.97mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1930
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
105.91"
(2,690.11mm)
96.03"
(2,439.16mm)
9.88"
(250.95mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1927
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1930
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
155.81"
(3,957.57mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
11.77"
(298.95mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1928
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1930
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
198.19"
(5,034.03mm)
191.94"
(4,875.28mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1965
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
245.26"
(6,229.60mm)
239.83"
(6,091.68mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/