Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1998
1-Month
6.44"
(163.58mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1976, 1986
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1936
Mar–Apr 1998
2-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1985
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1944
Feb–Apr 1998
3-Month
19.24"
(488.70mm)
11.52"
(292.61mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1944
Jan–Apr 1998
4-Month
26.65"
(676.91mm)
15.35"
(389.89mm)
11.30"
(287.02mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1997 1986
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1997–Apr 1998
5-Month
32.06"
(814.32mm)
19.00"
(482.60mm)
13.06"
(331.72mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1986
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1997–Apr 1998
6-Month
36.43"
(925.32mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1997–Apr 1998
7-Month
40.80"
(1,036.32mm)
24.63"
(625.60mm)
16.17"
(410.72mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Sep 1997–Apr 1998
8-Month
46.43"
(1,179.32mm)
28.83"
(732.28mm)
17.60"
(447.04mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1985
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Aug 1997–Apr 1998
9-Month
48.64"
(1,235.46mm)
34.09"
(865.89mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1985
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jul 1997–Apr 1998
10-Month
55.33"
(1,405.38mm)
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
15.70"
(398.78mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1965
Jun 1997–Apr 1998
11-Month
61.25"
(1,555.75mm)
44.35"
(1,126.49mm)
16.90"
(429.26mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
May 1997–Apr 1998
12-Month
63.68"
(1,617.47mm)
47.94"
(1,217.68mm)
15.74"
(399.79mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1955
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Nov 1996–Apr 1998
18-Month
86.04"
(2,185.42mm)
69.60"
(1,767.84mm)
16.44"
(417.58mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1965
May 1996–Apr 1998
24-Month
111.45"
(2,830.83mm)
95.91"
(2,436.11mm)
15.54"
(394.72mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1965
May 1995–Apr 1998
36-Month
166.81"
(4,236.97mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
22.79"
(578.86mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
May 1994–Apr 1998
48-Month
222.92"
(5,662.17mm)
191.89"
(4,874.01mm)
31.03"
(788.16mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
May 1993–Apr 1998
60-Month
261.60"
(6,644.64mm)
239.79"
(6,090.67mm)
21.81"
(553.97mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 14, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/