Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, March 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2002
1-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2000 2004
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1980
Feb–Mar 2002
2-Month
6.34"
(161.04mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2000 1938
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1944
Jan–Mar 2002
3-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1988 1938
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Dec 2001–Mar 2002
4-Month
11.30"
(287.02mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
-4.36"
(-110.74mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1989 1938
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Nov 2001–Mar 2002
5-Month
12.28"
(311.91mm)
18.27"
(464.06mm)
-5.99"
(-152.15mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1981 1911
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Oct 2001–Mar 2002
6-Month
13.16"
(334.26mm)
21.29"
(540.77mm)
-8.13"
(-206.51mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1918
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2016
Sep 2001–Mar 2002
7-Month
16.88"
(428.75mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
-8.61"
(-218.70mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2016
Aug 2001–Mar 2002
8-Month
19.54"
(496.32mm)
30.75"
(781.05mm)
-11.21"
(-284.73mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2016
Jul 2001–Mar 2002
9-Month
24.78"
(629.41mm)
36.29"
(921.77mm)
-11.51"
(-292.36mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1965
Jun 2001–Mar 2002
10-Month
30.18"
(766.57mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
-10.83"
(-275.08mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1981 1955
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1965
May 2001–Mar 2002
11-Month
32.79"
(832.87mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
-11.81"
(-299.97mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1929
Apr 2001–Mar 2002
12-Month
33.75"
(857.25mm)
47.97"
(1,218.44mm)
-14.22"
(-361.19mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1929
Oct 2000–Mar 2002
18-Month
49.94"
(1,268.48mm)
69.29"
(1,759.97mm)
-19.35"
(-491.49mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1965
Apr 2000–Mar 2002
24-Month
74.29"
(1,886.97mm)
95.93"
(2,436.62mm)
-21.64"
(-549.65mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1930
Apr 1999–Mar 2002
36-Month
119.23"
(3,028.44mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
-24.79"
(-629.67mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1930
Apr 1998–Mar 2002
48-Month
163.84"
(4,161.54mm)
191.88"
(4,873.75mm)
-28.04"
(-712.21mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Apr 1997–Mar 2002
60-Month
225.87"
(5,737.10mm)
239.76"
(6,089.90mm)
-13.89"
(-352.80mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1989 1957
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1966

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 16, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/