Climate at a Glance

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
5.55"
(140.97mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1955
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2009
Ties: 1976
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
6.56"
(166.62mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1933
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2015
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
8.16"
(207.26mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1967 2001
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2015
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
12.22"
(310.39mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1967 1939
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1925
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
16.93"
(430.02mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1968 2001
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2015
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
20.96"
(532.38mm)
24.28"
(616.71mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1966 2001
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2015
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
30.46"
(773.68mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2015
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
34.39"
(873.51mm)
32.54"
(826.52mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1954
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1964
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
38.87"
(987.30mm)
35.88"
(911.35mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1964
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
44.98"
(1,142.49mm)
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1964
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
50.14"
(1,273.56mm)
44.06"
(1,119.12mm)
6.08"
(154.44mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1964
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
54.87"
(1,393.70mm)
47.89"
(1,216.41mm)
6.98"
(177.29mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1964
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
78.14"
(1,984.76mm)
72.17"
(1,833.12mm)
5.97"
(151.64mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1954
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1929
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
104.22"
(2,647.19mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
8.35"
(212.09mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1929
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
163.04"
(4,141.22mm)
143.88"
(3,654.55mm)
19.16"
(486.67mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1966
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
207.16"
(5,261.86mm)
191.83"
(4,872.48mm)
15.33"
(389.38mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1964
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
257.10"
(6,530.34mm)
239.71"
(6,088.63mm)
17.39"
(441.71mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/