Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2002
1-Month
4.73"
(120.14mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2001 2000
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2015
Ties: 1910
Sep–Oct 2002
2-Month
10.13"
(257.30mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1959
Aug–Oct 2002
3-Month
16.07"
(408.18mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1928
Jul–Oct 2002
4-Month
19.32"
(490.73mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1964
Jun–Oct 2002
5-Month
22.33"
(567.18mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1954
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1964
May–Oct 2002
6-Month
25.82"
(655.83mm)
26.32"
(668.53mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1928
Apr–Oct 2002
7-Month
27.66"
(702.56mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1928
Mar–Oct 2002
8-Month
31.94"
(811.28mm)
33.94"
(862.08mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1928
Feb–Oct 2002
9-Month
34.00"
(863.60mm)
37.84"
(961.14mm)
-3.84"
(-97.54mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1964
Jan–Oct 2002
10-Month
37.49"
(952.25mm)
41.67"
(1,058.42mm)
-4.18"
(-106.17mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1954
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1964
Dec 2001–Oct 2002
11-Month
38.96"
(989.58mm)
45.32"
(1,151.13mm)
-6.36"
(-161.55mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1964
Nov 2001–Oct 2002
12-Month
39.94"
(1,014.48mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-7.99"
(-202.94mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2001 1911
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1964
May 2001–Oct 2002
18-Month
60.45"
(1,535.43mm)
74.26"
(1,886.20mm)
-13.81"
(-350.77mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2001 1954
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1929
Nov 2000–Oct 2002
24-Month
77.58"
(1,970.53mm)
95.92"
(2,436.37mm)
-18.34"
(-465.84mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1951
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1929
Nov 1999–Oct 2002
36-Month
117.57"
(2,986.28mm)
143.95"
(3,656.33mm)
-26.38"
(-670.05mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1966
Nov 1998–Oct 2002
48-Month
162.61"
(4,130.29mm)
191.85"
(4,872.99mm)
-29.24"
(-742.70mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1965
Nov 1997–Oct 2002
60-Month
221.49"
(5,625.85mm)
239.75"
(6,089.65mm)
-18.26"
(-463.80mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1958 1954
105th 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/