Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1973
1-Month
1.60"
(40.64mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1967 2000
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1945
Sep–Oct 1973
2-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
-1.58"
(-40.14mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1959
Aug–Oct 1973
3-Month
10.37"
(263.40mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1928
Ties: 1917
Jul–Oct 1973
4-Month
14.40"
(365.76mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-3.66"
(-92.96mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1964
Jun–Oct 1973
5-Month
23.90"
(607.06mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1964
May–Oct 1973
6-Month
27.83"
(706.88mm)
26.32"
(668.53mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1928
Ties: 1969
Apr–Oct 1973
7-Month
32.31"
(820.67mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1928
Ties: 1916
Mar–Oct 1973
8-Month
38.42"
(975.87mm)
33.94"
(862.08mm)
4.48"
(113.79mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1928
Feb–Oct 1973
9-Month
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
37.84"
(961.14mm)
5.74"
(145.79mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1964
Jan–Oct 1973
10-Month
48.31"
(1,227.07mm)
41.67"
(1,058.42mm)
6.64"
(168.65mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1964
Dec 1972–Oct 1973
11-Month
53.74"
(1,365.00mm)
45.32"
(1,151.13mm)
8.42"
(213.87mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1964
Ties: 1912
Nov 1972–Oct 1973
12-Month
58.22"
(1,478.79mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1964
May 1972–Oct 1973
18-Month
83.59"
(2,123.19mm)
74.26"
(1,886.20mm)
9.33"
(236.99mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Nov 1971–Oct 1973
24-Month
103.00"
(2,616.20mm)
95.92"
(2,436.37mm)
7.08"
(179.83mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1970 1951
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1929
Nov 1970–Oct 1973
36-Month
161.28"
(4,096.51mm)
143.95"
(3,656.33mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1966
Nov 1969–Oct 1973
48-Month
207.18"
(5,262.37mm)
191.85"
(4,872.99mm)
15.33"
(389.38mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1965
Nov 1968–Oct 1973
60-Month
257.68"
(6,545.07mm)
239.75"
(6,089.65mm)
17.93"
(455.42mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/