Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
4.57"
(116.08mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1925
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1949
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
9.13"
(231.90mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1963 1980
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1964
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
14.98"
(380.49mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1970 1954
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2013
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
21.14"
(536.96mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
2.06"
(52.33mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2013
Ties: 1965
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
22.17"
(563.12mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2013
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
25.56"
(649.22mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003
Ties: 1921
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
29.50"
(749.30mm)
30.60"
(777.24mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1964
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
35.21"
(894.33mm)
34.43"
(874.52mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1954
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1964
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
37.88"
(962.15mm)
38.08"
(967.23mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1964
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
40.55"
(1,029.97mm)
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1964
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
47.42"
(1,204.47mm)
43.72"
(1,110.49mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1991
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
50.28"
(1,277.11mm)
47.91"
(1,216.91mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1964
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
85.24"
(2,165.10mm)
74.68"
(1,896.87mm)
10.56"
(268.23mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1965
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
106.98"
(2,717.29mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
11.11"
(282.19mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1965
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
151.32"
(3,843.53mm)
143.91"
(3,655.31mm)
7.41"
(188.22mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1966
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
202.22"
(5,136.39mm)
191.77"
(4,870.96mm)
10.45"
(265.43mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1949
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
242.41"
(6,157.21mm)
239.63"
(6,086.60mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/