Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1974
1-Month
0.38"
(9.65mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
-2.61"
(-66.30mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1943 2000
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2015
Sep–Oct 1974
2-Month
4.56"
(115.82mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
-2.68"
(-68.08mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1959
Aug–Oct 1974
3-Month
12.14"
(308.36mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1973 1925
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1928
Jul–Oct 1974
4-Month
16.54"
(420.12mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-1.52"
(-38.60mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1973 1925
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1964
Jun–Oct 1974
5-Month
20.38"
(517.65mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
-2.36"
(-59.95mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1964
May–Oct 1974
6-Month
25.41"
(645.41mm)
26.32"
(668.53mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1928
Ties: 1996
Apr–Oct 1974
7-Month
28.35"
(720.09mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1928
Mar–Oct 1974
8-Month
31.19"
(792.23mm)
33.94"
(862.08mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1928
Ties: 1918
Feb–Oct 1974
9-Month
35.84"
(910.34mm)
37.84"
(961.14mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1964
Jan–Oct 1974
10-Month
40.48"
(1,028.19mm)
41.67"
(1,058.42mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1964
Dec 1973–Oct 1974
11-Month
46.03"
(1,169.16mm)
45.32"
(1,151.13mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1964
Ties: 1983
Nov 1973–Oct 1974
12-Month
47.04"
(1,194.82mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1964
May 1973–Oct 1974
18-Month
74.87"
(1,901.70mm)
74.26"
(1,886.20mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1970 1954
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1929
Nov 1972–Oct 1974
24-Month
105.26"
(2,673.60mm)
95.92"
(2,436.37mm)
9.34"
(237.23mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1973 1951
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Nov 1971–Oct 1974
36-Month
150.04"
(3,811.02mm)
143.95"
(3,656.33mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1966
Nov 1970–Oct 1974
48-Month
208.32"
(5,291.33mm)
191.85"
(4,872.99mm)
16.47"
(418.34mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1973 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1965
Nov 1969–Oct 1974
60-Month
254.22"
(6,457.19mm)
239.75"
(6,089.65mm)
14.47"
(367.54mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/