Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1997
1-Month
4.37"
(111.00mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1996 2000
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2015
Sep–Oct 1997
2-Month
10.00"
(254.00mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1959
Aug–Oct 1997
3-Month
12.21"
(310.13mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1993 1925
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1928
Jul–Oct 1997
4-Month
18.90"
(480.06mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1925
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1964
Jun–Oct 1997
5-Month
24.82"
(630.43mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1996 1954
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1964
May–Oct 1997
6-Month
27.25"
(692.15mm)
26.32"
(668.53mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1928
Apr–Oct 1997
7-Month
32.04"
(813.82mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
2.38"
(60.46mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1928
Mar–Oct 1997
8-Month
35.30"
(896.62mm)
33.94"
(862.08mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1928
Feb–Oct 1997
9-Month
39.85"
(1,012.19mm)
37.84"
(961.14mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1964
Jan–Oct 1997
10-Month
44.09"
(1,119.89mm)
41.67"
(1,058.42mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1996 1954
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1964
Dec 1996–Oct 1997
11-Month
47.15"
(1,197.61mm)
45.32"
(1,151.13mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1964
Nov 1996–Oct 1997
12-Month
49.61"
(1,260.09mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1996 1911
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1964
May 1996–Oct 1997
18-Month
75.02"
(1,905.51mm)
74.26"
(1,886.20mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1994 1954
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1929
Nov 1995–Oct 1997
24-Month
95.94"
(2,436.88mm)
95.92"
(2,436.37mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1989 1951
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1929
Nov 1994–Oct 1997
36-Month
153.34"
(3,894.84mm)
143.95"
(3,656.33mm)
9.39"
(238.51mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1966
Nov 1993–Oct 1997
48-Month
206.29"
(5,239.77mm)
191.85"
(4,872.99mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1965
Nov 1992–Oct 1997
60-Month
255.30"
(6,484.62mm)
239.75"
(6,089.65mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 1954
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/