Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, March 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2016
1-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2006 2004
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1980
Feb–Mar 2016
2-Month
6.87"
(174.50mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2012 1938
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1944
Jan–Mar 2016
3-Month
9.70"
(246.38mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2012 1938
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1998
Dec 2015–Mar 2016
4-Month
16.40"
(416.56mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1938
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1998
Nov 2015–Mar 2016
5-Month
23.64"
(600.46mm)
18.27"
(464.06mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Oct 2015–Mar 2016
6-Month
35.81"
(909.57mm)
21.29"
(540.77mm)
14.52"
(368.80mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Sep 2015–Mar 2016
7-Month
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
14.67"
(372.61mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2015 1985
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Aug 2015–Mar 2016
8-Month
45.87"
(1,165.10mm)
30.75"
(781.05mm)
15.12"
(384.05mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2015 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Jul 2015–Mar 2016
9-Month
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
36.29"
(921.77mm)
13.05"
(331.47mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1955
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1965
Jun 2015–Mar 2016
10-Month
53.46"
(1,357.88mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
12.45"
(316.23mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1955
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1965
May 2015–Mar 2016
11-Month
55.09"
(1,399.29mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
10.49"
(266.45mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1955
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1929
Apr 2015–Mar 2016
12-Month
59.56"
(1,512.82mm)
47.97"
(1,218.44mm)
11.59"
(294.38mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1955
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1929
Oct 2014–Mar 2016
18-Month
80.55"
(2,045.97mm)
69.29"
(1,759.97mm)
11.26"
(286.00mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1955
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1965
Apr 2014–Mar 2016
24-Month
106.59"
(2,707.39mm)
95.93"
(2,436.62mm)
10.66"
(270.77mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2015 1955
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1930
Apr 2013–Mar 2016
36-Month
161.75"
(4,108.45mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
17.73"
(450.34mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2021
Apr 2012–Mar 2016
48-Month
209.49"
(5,321.05mm)
191.88"
(4,873.75mm)
17.61"
(447.30mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Apr 2011–Mar 2016
60-Month
245.47"
(6,234.94mm)
239.76"
(6,089.90mm)
5.71"
(145.04mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1966

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/