Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, March 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1998
1-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1997 2004
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1980
Feb–Mar 1998
2-Month
12.80"
(325.12mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1938
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1944
Jan–Mar 1998
3-Month
20.21"
(513.33mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
8.20"
(208.28mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1938
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1997–Mar 1998
4-Month
25.62"
(650.75mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
9.96"
(252.99mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1938
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1997–Mar 1998
5-Month
29.99"
(761.75mm)
18.27"
(464.06mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1997–Mar 1998
6-Month
34.36"
(872.74mm)
21.29"
(540.77mm)
13.07"
(331.97mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Sep 1997–Mar 1998
7-Month
39.99"
(1,015.75mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
14.50"
(368.30mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1985
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Aug 1997–Mar 1998
8-Month
42.20"
(1,071.88mm)
30.75"
(781.05mm)
11.45"
(290.83mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2016
Jul 1997–Mar 1998
9-Month
48.89"
(1,241.81mm)
36.29"
(921.77mm)
12.60"
(320.04mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1955
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1965
Jun 1997–Mar 1998
10-Month
54.81"
(1,392.17mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
13.80"
(350.52mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1955
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1965
May 1997–Mar 1998
11-Month
57.24"
(1,453.90mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1955
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Apr 1997–Mar 1998
12-Month
62.03"
(1,575.56mm)
47.97"
(1,218.44mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1955
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Oct 1996–Mar 1998
18-Month
83.18"
(2,112.77mm)
69.29"
(1,759.97mm)
13.89"
(352.80mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1955
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1965
Apr 1996–Mar 1998
24-Month
108.47"
(2,755.14mm)
95.93"
(2,436.62mm)
12.54"
(318.52mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1955
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1930
Apr 1995–Mar 1998
36-Month
161.46"
(4,101.08mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
17.44"
(442.97mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1930
Apr 1994–Mar 1998
48-Month
217.98"
(5,536.69mm)
191.88"
(4,873.75mm)
26.10"
(662.94mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Apr 1993–Mar 1998
60-Month
258.10"
(6,555.74mm)
239.76"
(6,089.90mm)
18.34"
(465.84mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1966

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/