Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1997
1-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1949
Ties: 1900
Jul–Aug 1997
2-Month
8.90"
(226.06mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1993 1980
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1964
Jun–Aug 1997
3-Month
14.82"
(376.43mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1954
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2013
May–Aug 1997
4-Month
17.25"
(438.15mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2013
Apr–Aug 1997
5-Month
22.04"
(559.82mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2013
Mar–Aug 1997
6-Month
25.30"
(642.62mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2003
Feb–Aug 1997
7-Month
29.85"
(758.19mm)
30.60"
(777.24mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1964
Jan–Aug 1997
8-Month
34.09"
(865.89mm)
34.43"
(874.52mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1996 1954
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1964
Dec 1996–Aug 1997
9-Month
37.15"
(943.61mm)
38.08"
(967.23mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1996 1911
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1964
Nov 1996–Aug 1997
10-Month
39.61"
(1,006.09mm)
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
-1.08"
(-27.44mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1996 1911
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1964
Oct 1996–Aug 1997
11-Month
43.19"
(1,097.03mm)
43.72"
(1,110.49mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Ties: 1946
Sep 1996–Aug 1997
12-Month
48.79"
(1,239.27mm)
47.91"
(1,216.91mm)
0.88"
(22.36mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1996 1911
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1964
Mar 1996–Aug 1997
18-Month
74.00"
(1,879.60mm)
74.68"
(1,896.87mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1965
Sep 1995–Aug 1997
24-Month
95.23"
(2,418.84mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1993 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1965
Sep 1994–Aug 1997
36-Month
154.28"
(3,918.71mm)
143.91"
(3,655.31mm)
10.37"
(263.40mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1994 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1966
Ties: 1993
Sep 1993–Aug 1997
48-Month
204.46"
(5,193.28mm)
191.77"
(4,870.96mm)
12.69"
(322.32mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1949
Ties: 1994
Sep 1992–Aug 1997
60-Month
254.09"
(6,453.89mm)
239.62"
(6,086.35mm)
14.47"
(367.54mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1996 1957
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/