Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of December 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 2003

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2003
1-Month
4.61"
(117.09mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1949
Jul–Aug 2003
2-Month
12.98"
(329.69mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2002 1980
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1964
Jun–Aug 2003
3-Month
19.37"
(492.00mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2002 1954
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2013
May–Aug 2003
4-Month
25.09"
(637.29mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
6.01"
(152.66mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2013
Apr–Aug 2003
5-Month
31.09"
(789.69mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
8.67"
(220.22mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2013
Mar–Aug 2003
6-Month
38.61"
(980.69mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
11.91"
(302.51mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Feb–Aug 2003
7-Month
42.75"
(1,085.85mm)
30.60"
(777.24mm)
12.15"
(308.61mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1964
Jan–Aug 2003
8-Month
44.51"
(1,130.55mm)
34.43"
(874.52mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1954
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1964
Dec 2002–Aug 2003
9-Month
49.14"
(1,248.16mm)
38.08"
(967.23mm)
11.06"
(280.93mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1911
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1964
Nov 2002–Aug 2003
10-Month
53.56"
(1,360.42mm)
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
12.87"
(326.89mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1911
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1964
Oct 2002–Aug 2003
11-Month
58.29"
(1,480.57mm)
43.72"
(1,110.49mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Sep 2002–Aug 2003
12-Month
63.69"
(1,617.73mm)
47.91"
(1,216.91mm)
15.78"
(400.82mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2002 1911
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1964
Mar 2002–Aug 2003
18-Month
85.50"
(2,171.70mm)
74.68"
(1,896.87mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1965
Sep 2001–Aug 2003
24-Month
98.10"
(2,491.74mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1965
Sep 2000–Aug 2003
36-Month
138.79"
(3,525.27mm)
143.91"
(3,655.31mm)
-5.12"
(-130.04mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1966
Sep 1999–Aug 2003
48-Month
182.13"
(4,626.10mm)
191.77"
(4,870.96mm)
-9.64"
(-244.86mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1949
Sep 1998–Aug 2003
60-Month
223.47"
(5,676.14mm)
239.63"
(6,086.60mm)
-16.16"
(-410.46mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2002 1957
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/