Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1998
1-Month
1.68"
(42.67mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
-1.31"
(-33.28mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1991 2000
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Sep–Oct 1998
2-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1991 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1959
Aug–Oct 1998
3-Month
11.12"
(282.45mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1991 1925
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1928
Ties: 2003
Jul–Oct 1998
4-Month
15.44"
(392.18mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-2.62"
(-66.54mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1993 1925
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1964
Jun–Oct 1998
5-Month
18.80"
(477.52mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1993 1954
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1964
May–Oct 1998
6-Month
22.45"
(570.23mm)
26.32"
(668.53mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1993 1925
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1928
Apr–Oct 1998
7-Month
28.89"
(733.81mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
-0.77"
(-19.55mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1928
Mar–Oct 1998
8-Month
33.99"
(863.35mm)
33.94"
(862.08mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1993 1925
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1928
Feb–Oct 1998
9-Month
41.69"
(1,058.93mm)
37.84"
(961.14mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1997 1925
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1964
Jan–Oct 1998
10-Month
49.10"
(1,247.14mm)
41.67"
(1,058.42mm)
7.43"
(188.72mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1954
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1964
Dec 1997–Oct 1998
11-Month
54.51"
(1,384.55mm)
45.32"
(1,151.13mm)
9.19"
(233.42mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1964
Nov 1997–Oct 1998
12-Month
58.88"
(1,495.55mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
10.95"
(278.13mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1911
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1964
May 1997–Oct 1998
18-Month
86.13"
(2,187.70mm)
74.26"
(1,886.20mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1954
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1929
Nov 1996–Oct 1998
24-Month
108.49"
(2,755.65mm)
95.92"
(2,436.37mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1951
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1929
Nov 1995–Oct 1998
36-Month
154.82"
(3,932.43mm)
143.95"
(3,656.33mm)
10.87"
(276.10mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1966
Nov 1994–Oct 1998
48-Month
212.22"
(5,390.39mm)
191.85"
(4,872.99mm)
20.37"
(517.40mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1965
Nov 1993–Oct 1998
60-Month
265.17"
(6,735.32mm)
239.75"
(6,089.65mm)
25.42"
(645.67mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1954
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/