Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, March 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2003
1-Month
7.52"
(191.01mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2004
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1980
Feb–Mar 2003
2-Month
11.66"
(296.16mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2002 1938
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1944
Jan–Mar 2003
3-Month
13.42"
(340.87mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
1.41"
(35.82mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2002 1938
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Dec 2002–Mar 2003
4-Month
18.05"
(458.47mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2002 1938
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Nov 2002–Mar 2003
5-Month
22.47"
(570.74mm)
18.27"
(464.06mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2002 1911
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Oct 2002–Mar 2003
6-Month
27.20"
(690.88mm)
21.29"
(540.77mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2002 1918
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2016
Sep 2002–Mar 2003
7-Month
32.60"
(828.04mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
7.11"
(180.59mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2016
Aug 2002–Mar 2003
8-Month
38.54"
(978.92mm)
30.75"
(781.05mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2016
Jul 2002–Mar 2003
9-Month
41.79"
(1,061.47mm)
36.29"
(921.77mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2002 1955
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1965
Jun 2002–Mar 2003
10-Month
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2002 1955
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1965
May 2002–Mar 2003
11-Month
48.29"
(1,226.57mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1955
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1929
Apr 2002–Mar 2003
12-Month
50.13"
(1,273.30mm)
47.97"
(1,218.44mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1955
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1929
Oct 2001–Mar 2003
18-Month
63.29"
(1,607.57mm)
69.29"
(1,759.97mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2002 1955
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1965
Apr 2001–Mar 2003
24-Month
83.88"
(2,130.55mm)
95.93"
(2,436.62mm)
-12.05"
(-306.07mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2002 1955
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1930
Apr 2000–Mar 2003
36-Month
124.42"
(3,160.27mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
-19.60"
(-497.84mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2002 1957
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1930
Apr 1999–Mar 2003
48-Month
169.36"
(4,301.74mm)
191.88"
(4,873.75mm)
-22.52"
(-572.01mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2002 1957
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Apr 1998–Mar 2003
60-Month
213.97"
(5,434.84mm)
239.76"
(6,089.90mm)
-25.79"
(-655.06mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1966

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/