Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, March 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1997
1-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1995 2004
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1980
Feb–Mar 1997
2-Month
7.81"
(198.37mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1996 1938
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1944
Jan–Mar 1997
3-Month
12.05"
(306.07mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1996 1938
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Dec 1996–Mar 1997
4-Month
15.11"
(383.79mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1996 1938
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Nov 1996–Mar 1997
5-Month
17.57"
(446.28mm)
18.27"
(464.06mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1996 1911
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Ties: 1920
Oct 1996–Mar 1997
6-Month
21.15"
(537.21mm)
21.29"
(540.77mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1992 1918
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2016
Sep 1996–Mar 1997
7-Month
26.75"
(679.45mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1985
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2016
Ties: 1996
Aug 1996–Mar 1997
8-Month
32.16"
(816.86mm)
30.75"
(781.05mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2016
Jul 1996–Mar 1997
9-Month
37.05"
(941.07mm)
36.29"
(921.77mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1994 1955
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1965
Jun 1996–Mar 1997
10-Month
40.14"
(1,019.56mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
-0.87"
(-22.09mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1994 1955
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1965
May 1996–Mar 1997
11-Month
42.98"
(1,091.69mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1994 1955
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1929
Apr 1996–Mar 1997
12-Month
46.44"
(1,179.58mm)
47.97"
(1,218.44mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1994 1955
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1929
Oct 1995–Mar 1997
18-Month
69.61"
(1,768.09mm)
69.29"
(1,759.97mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1989 1955
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1965
Apr 1995–Mar 1997
24-Month
99.43"
(2,525.52mm)
95.93"
(2,436.62mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1955
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1930
Apr 1994–Mar 1997
36-Month
155.95"
(3,961.13mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
11.93"
(303.02mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1930
Apr 1993–Mar 1997
48-Month
196.07"
(4,980.18mm)
191.88"
(4,873.75mm)
4.19"
(106.43mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1992 1957
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Apr 1992–Mar 1997
60-Month
256.11"
(6,505.19mm)
239.76"
(6,089.90mm)
16.35"
(415.29mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1966

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/