Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2002
1-Month
5.94"
(150.88mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1949
Jul–Aug 2002
2-Month
9.19"
(233.43mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2001 1980
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1964
Ties: 1982
Jun–Aug 2002
3-Month
12.20"
(309.88mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1999 1954
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2013
May–Aug 2002
4-Month
15.69"
(398.53mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-3.39"
(-86.10mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1925
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2013
Apr–Aug 2002
5-Month
17.53"
(445.26mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
-4.89"
(-124.21mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2013
Mar–Aug 2002
6-Month
21.81"
(553.97mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-4.89"
(-124.21mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2000 1925
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2003
Feb–Aug 2002
7-Month
23.87"
(606.30mm)
30.60"
(777.24mm)
-6.73"
(-170.94mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2000 1925
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1964
Jan–Aug 2002
8-Month
27.36"
(694.94mm)
34.43"
(874.52mm)
-7.07"
(-179.58mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1988 1954
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1964
Dec 2001–Aug 2002
9-Month
28.83"
(732.28mm)
38.08"
(967.23mm)
-9.25"
(-234.95mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1964
Nov 2001–Aug 2002
10-Month
29.81"
(757.17mm)
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
-10.88"
(-276.36mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1964
Oct 2001–Aug 2002
11-Month
30.69"
(779.53mm)
43.72"
(1,110.49mm)
-13.03"
(-330.96mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1991
Sep 2001–Aug 2002
12-Month
34.41"
(874.01mm)
47.91"
(1,216.91mm)
-13.50"
(-342.90mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1964
Mar 2001–Aug 2002
18-Month
57.66"
(1,464.56mm)
74.68"
(1,896.87mm)
-17.02"
(-432.31mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1965
Sep 2000–Aug 2002
24-Month
75.10"
(1,907.54mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
-20.77"
(-527.56mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1965
Sep 1999–Aug 2002
36-Month
118.44"
(3,008.38mm)
143.91"
(3,655.31mm)
-25.47"
(-646.93mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1966
Sep 1998–Aug 2002
48-Month
159.78"
(4,058.41mm)
191.77"
(4,870.96mm)
-31.99"
(-812.55mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1949
Sep 1997–Aug 2002
60-Month
221.36"
(5,622.54mm)
239.62"
(6,086.35mm)
-18.26"
(-463.81mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1989 1957
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/