Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1997
1-Month
5.41"
(137.41mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1955
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2009
Nov–Dec 1997
2-Month
9.78"
(248.41mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1933
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2015
Oct–Dec 1997
3-Month
14.15"
(359.41mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
4.94"
(125.48mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1996 2001
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2015
Sep–Dec 1997
4-Month
19.78"
(502.41mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 1939
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2015
Aug–Dec 1997
5-Month
21.99"
(558.55mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
3.26"
(82.81mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1996 2001
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2015
Jul–Dec 1997
6-Month
28.68"
(728.47mm)
24.28"
(616.71mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 2001
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2015
Jun–Dec 1997
7-Month
34.60"
(878.84mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1954
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2015
May–Dec 1997
8-Month
37.03"
(940.56mm)
32.54"
(826.52mm)
4.49"
(114.04mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1996 1954
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1964
Apr–Dec 1997
9-Month
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
35.88"
(911.35mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1954
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1964
Mar–Dec 1997
10-Month
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1964
Feb–Dec 1997
11-Month
49.63"
(1,260.60mm)
44.06"
(1,119.12mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1964
Jan–Dec 1997
12-Month
53.87"
(1,368.30mm)
47.89"
(1,216.41mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1996 1954
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1964
Jul 1996–Dec 1997
18-Month
78.87"
(2,003.30mm)
72.17"
(1,833.12mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1996 1954
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1929
Ties: 1946
Jan 1996–Dec 1997
24-Month
99.86"
(2,536.44mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
3.99"
(101.34mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1993 1955
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1929
Jan 1995–Dec 1997
36-Month
154.27"
(3,918.46mm)
143.88"
(3,654.55mm)
10.39"
(263.91mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1956
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1966
Jan 1994–Dec 1997
48-Month
210.44"
(5,345.18mm)
191.83"
(4,872.48mm)
18.61"
(472.70mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1964
Jan 1993–Dec 1997
60-Month
254.56"
(6,465.82mm)
239.71"
(6,088.63mm)
14.85"
(377.19mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1994 1954
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/