Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2004
1-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2003 1925
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1949
Jul–Aug 2004
2-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2002 1980
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1964
Ties: 1981
Jun–Aug 2004
3-Month
18.30"
(464.82mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1954
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2013
May–Aug 2004
4-Month
21.19"
(538.23mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2013
Apr–Aug 2004
5-Month
23.21"
(589.53mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2013
Mar–Aug 2004
6-Month
24.13"
(612.90mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Feb–Aug 2004
7-Month
29.27"
(743.46mm)
30.60"
(777.24mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1964
Jan–Aug 2004
8-Month
31.04"
(788.42mm)
34.43"
(874.52mm)
-3.39"
(-86.10mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2002 1954
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1964
Dec 2003–Aug 2004
9-Month
33.61"
(853.69mm)
38.08"
(967.23mm)
-4.47"
(-113.54mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1911
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1964
Nov 2003–Aug 2004
10-Month
35.21"
(894.33mm)
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
-5.48"
(-139.20mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2002 1911
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1964
Oct 2003–Aug 2004
11-Month
38.74"
(984.00mm)
43.72"
(1,110.49mm)
-4.98"
(-126.49mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1991
Ties: 1907
Sep 2003–Aug 2004
12-Month
41.72"
(1,059.69mm)
47.91"
(1,216.91mm)
-6.19"
(-157.22mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2002 1911
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1964
Mar 2003–Aug 2004
18-Month
80.33"
(2,040.38mm)
74.68"
(1,896.87mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1965
Sep 2002–Aug 2004
24-Month
105.41"
(2,677.41mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
9.54"
(242.31mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1965
Sep 2001–Aug 2004
36-Month
139.82"
(3,551.43mm)
143.91"
(3,655.31mm)
-4.09"
(-103.88mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1966
Sep 2000–Aug 2004
48-Month
180.51"
(4,584.95mm)
191.77"
(4,870.96mm)
-11.26"
(-286.01mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1949
Sep 1999–Aug 2004
60-Month
223.85"
(5,685.79mm)
239.62"
(6,086.35mm)
-15.77"
(-400.56mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2003 1957
100th 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 April 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/