Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1997
1-Month
4.24"
(107.70mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1996 1907
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1925
Dec 1996–Jan 1997
2-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1996 1981
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1925
Nov 1996–Jan 1997
3-Month
9.76"
(247.90mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Oct 1996–Jan 1997
4-Month
13.34"
(338.84mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
0.23"
(5.85mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2016
Sep 1996–Jan 1997
5-Month
18.94"
(481.08mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
1.63"
(41.41mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1994 1985
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2016
Aug 1996–Jan 1997
6-Month
24.35"
(618.49mm)
22.57"
(573.28mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2016
Jul 1996–Jan 1997
7-Month
29.24"
(742.70mm)
28.11"
(713.99mm)
1.13"
(28.71mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2016
Jun 1996–Jan 1997
8-Month
32.33"
(821.18mm)
32.83"
(833.88mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1994 1955
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2016
May 1996–Jan 1997
9-Month
35.17"
(893.32mm)
36.42"
(925.07mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1955
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1925
Apr 1996–Jan 1997
10-Month
38.63"
(981.20mm)
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1925
Mar 1996–Jan 1997
11-Month
44.15"
(1,121.41mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1960
Feb 1996–Jan 1997
12-Month
46.36"
(1,177.54mm)
48.02"
(1,219.71mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1994 1955
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1965
Aug 1995–Jan 1997
18-Month
75.07"
(1,906.78mm)
70.55"
(1,791.97mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1930
Feb 1995–Jan 1997
24-Month
98.92"
(2,512.57mm)
96.03"
(2,439.16mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1995 1927
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1930
Feb 1994–Jan 1997
36-Month
156.18"
(3,966.97mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
12.14"
(308.35mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1928
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1930
Feb 1993–Jan 1997
48-Month
197.81"
(5,024.37mm)
191.94"
(4,875.28mm)
5.87"
(149.09mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1994 1957
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1965
Feb 1992–Jan 1997
60-Month
255.94"
(6,500.88mm)
239.83"
(6,091.68mm)
16.11"
(409.20mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/