Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1997
1-Month
4.79"
(121.67mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 1976, 1986
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1936
Mar–Apr 1997
2-Month
8.05"
(204.47mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1944
Ties: 2013
Feb–Apr 1997
3-Month
12.60"
(320.04mm)
11.52"
(292.61mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1944
Jan–Apr 1997
4-Month
16.84"
(427.74mm)
15.35"
(389.89mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1996 1986
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1998
Dec 1996–Apr 1997
5-Month
19.90"
(505.46mm)
19.00"
(482.60mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1996 1986
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1998
Nov 1996–Apr 1997
6-Month
22.36"
(567.94mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1911
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Oct 1996–Apr 1997
7-Month
25.94"
(658.88mm)
24.63"
(625.60mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Sep 1996–Apr 1997
8-Month
31.54"
(801.12mm)
28.83"
(732.28mm)
2.71"
(68.84mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1996 1985
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Aug 1996–Apr 1997
9-Month
36.95"
(938.53mm)
34.09"
(865.89mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1985
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Jul 1996–Apr 1997
10-Month
41.84"
(1,062.74mm)
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
2.21"
(56.14mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1965
Jun 1996–Apr 1997
11-Month
44.93"
(1,141.22mm)
44.35"
(1,126.49mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1994 1981
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
May 1996–Apr 1997
12-Month
47.77"
(1,213.36mm)
47.94"
(1,217.68mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1994 1955
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1929
Nov 1995–Apr 1997
18-Month
68.69"
(1,744.73mm)
69.60"
(1,767.84mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1965
May 1995–Apr 1997
24-Month
103.13"
(2,619.50mm)
95.91"
(2,436.11mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1965
May 1994–Apr 1997
36-Month
159.24"
(4,044.70mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
15.22"
(386.59mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1996 1957
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1998
May 1993–Apr 1997
48-Month
197.92"
(5,027.17mm)
191.89"
(4,874.01mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1994 1957
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
May 1992–Apr 1997
60-Month
257.96"
(6,552.18mm)
239.79"
(6,090.67mm)
18.17"
(461.51mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1996 1957
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/