Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
4.73"
(120.14mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 1907
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1925
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
10.16"
(258.06mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1925
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
4.56"
(115.83mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1993
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
16.30"
(414.02mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2016
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
18.87"
(479.30mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2016
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
23.44"
(595.38mm)
22.57"
(573.28mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2016
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
28.00"
(711.20mm)
28.11"
(713.99mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 2007
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
33.85"
(859.79mm)
32.83"
(833.88mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2016
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
40.01"
(1,016.25mm)
36.42"
(925.07mm)
3.59"
(91.18mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1925
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
41.04"
(1,042.42mm)
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1925
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
44.43"
(1,128.52mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1960
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
48.37"
(1,228.60mm)
48.02"
(1,219.71mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1965
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
77.14"
(1,959.36mm)
70.55"
(1,791.97mm)
6.59"
(167.39mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1930
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
108.45"
(2,754.63mm)
96.03"
(2,439.16mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1927
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1930
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
154.28"
(3,918.71mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
10.24"
(260.09mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1928
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1930
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
204.18"
(5,186.17mm)
191.94"
(4,875.28mm)
12.24"
(310.89mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1965
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
246.56"
(6,262.62mm)
239.83"
(6,091.68mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
36th 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 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/