Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2002
1-Month
1.84"
(46.74mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2001 1976, 1986
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1936
Mar–Apr 2002
2-Month
6.12"
(155.45mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1944
Feb–Apr 2002
3-Month
8.18"
(207.77mm)
11.52"
(292.61mm)
-3.34"
(-84.84mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1944
Jan–Apr 2002
4-Month
11.67"
(296.42mm)
15.35"
(389.89mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Dec 2001–Apr 2002
5-Month
13.14"
(333.76mm)
19.00"
(482.60mm)
-5.86"
(-148.84mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Nov 2001–Apr 2002
6-Month
14.12"
(358.65mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-7.48"
(-189.99mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1985 1911
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Ties: 1907
Oct 2001–Apr 2002
7-Month
15.00"
(381.00mm)
24.63"
(625.60mm)
-9.63"
(-244.60mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Sep 2001–Apr 2002
8-Month
18.72"
(475.49mm)
28.83"
(732.28mm)
-10.11"
(-256.79mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Aug 2001–Apr 2002
9-Month
21.38"
(543.05mm)
34.09"
(865.89mm)
-12.71"
(-322.84mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Jul 2001–Apr 2002
10-Month
26.62"
(676.15mm)
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
-13.01"
(-330.45mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1965
Jun 2001–Apr 2002
11-Month
32.02"
(813.31mm)
44.35"
(1,126.49mm)
-12.33"
(-313.18mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
May 2001–Apr 2002
12-Month
34.63"
(879.60mm)
47.94"
(1,217.68mm)
-13.31"
(-338.08mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1955
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1929
Nov 2000–Apr 2002
18-Month
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
69.60"
(1,767.84mm)
-17.84"
(-453.14mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1965
May 2000–Apr 2002
24-Month
73.34"
(1,862.84mm)
95.91"
(2,436.11mm)
-22.57"
(-573.27mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1965
May 1999–Apr 2002
36-Month
117.12"
(2,974.85mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
-26.90"
(-683.26mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
May 1998–Apr 2002
48-Month
159.24"
(4,044.70mm)
191.89"
(4,874.01mm)
-32.65"
(-829.31mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
May 1997–Apr 2002
60-Month
222.92"
(5,662.17mm)
239.80"
(6,090.92mm)
-16.88"
(-428.75mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1989 1957
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/