Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, September 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2002
1-Month
5.40"
(137.16mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2001 2005
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1924
Ties: 1920
Aug–Sep 2002
2-Month
11.34"
(288.04mm)
9.52"
(241.81mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1928
Jul–Sep 2002
3-Month
14.59"
(370.59mm)
15.07"
(382.78mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1928
Ties: 1943
Jun–Sep 2002
4-Month
17.60"
(447.04mm)
19.75"
(501.65mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2001 1954
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1928
May–Sep 2002
5-Month
21.09"
(535.69mm)
23.33"
(592.58mm)
-2.24"
(-56.89mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1928
Apr–Sep 2002
6-Month
22.93"
(582.42mm)
26.67"
(677.42mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1928
Mar–Sep 2002
7-Month
27.21"
(691.13mm)
30.95"
(786.13mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1928
Feb–Sep 2002
8-Month
29.27"
(743.46mm)
34.85"
(885.19mm)
-5.58"
(-141.73mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1993 1925
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1928
Jan–Sep 2002
9-Month
32.76"
(832.10mm)
38.68"
(982.47mm)
-5.92"
(-150.37mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2001 1954
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1928
Dec 2001–Sep 2002
10-Month
34.23"
(869.44mm)
42.32"
(1,074.93mm)
-8.09"
(-205.49mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2001 1911
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1928
Nov 2001–Sep 2002
11-Month
35.21"
(894.33mm)
44.93"
(1,141.22mm)
-9.72"
(-246.89mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1981 1911
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1928
Oct 2001–Sep 2002
12-Month
36.09"
(916.69mm)
47.96"
(1,218.18mm)
-11.87"
(-301.49mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1928
Apr 2001–Sep 2002
18-Month
56.68"
(1,439.67mm)
74.64"
(1,895.86mm)
-17.96"
(-456.19mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1929
Oct 2000–Sep 2002
24-Month
72.87"
(1,850.90mm)
95.96"
(2,437.38mm)
-23.09"
(-586.48mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1965
Oct 1999–Sep 2002
36-Month
117.01"
(2,972.05mm)
144.01"
(3,657.85mm)
-27.00"
(-685.80mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1966
Oct 1998–Sep 2002
48-Month
159.56"
(4,052.82mm)
191.90"
(4,874.26mm)
-32.34"
(-821.44mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Oct 1997–Sep 2002
60-Month
221.13"
(5,616.70mm)
239.78"
(6,090.41mm)
-18.65"
(-473.71mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1958 1954
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/