Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2016
1-Month
2.40"
(60.96mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2010 1976, 1986
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1936
Mar–Apr 2016
2-Month
4.61"
(117.09mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
-3.01"
(-76.46mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2010 1985
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1944
Feb–Apr 2016
3-Month
9.27"
(235.46mm)
11.52"
(292.61mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2012 1925
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1944
Jan–Apr 2016
4-Month
12.10"
(307.34mm)
15.35"
(389.89mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2012 1986
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1998
Dec 2015–Apr 2016
5-Month
18.80"
(477.52mm)
19.00"
(482.60mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2012 1986
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1998
Nov 2015–Apr 2016
6-Month
26.04"
(661.42mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Oct 2015–Apr 2016
7-Month
38.21"
(970.53mm)
24.63"
(625.60mm)
13.58"
(344.93mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Sep 2015–Apr 2016
8-Month
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
28.83"
(732.28mm)
13.73"
(348.74mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1985
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Aug 2015–Apr 2016
9-Month
48.27"
(1,226.06mm)
34.09"
(865.89mm)
14.18"
(360.17mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1985
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Jul 2015–Apr 2016
10-Month
51.74"
(1,314.20mm)
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
12.11"
(307.60mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1965
Jun 2015–Apr 2016
11-Month
55.86"
(1,418.84mm)
44.35"
(1,126.49mm)
11.51"
(292.35mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1981
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
May 2015–Apr 2016
12-Month
57.49"
(1,460.25mm)
47.94"
(1,217.68mm)
9.55"
(242.57mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1955
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1929
Nov 2014–Apr 2016
18-Month
81.14"
(2,060.96mm)
69.60"
(1,767.84mm)
11.54"
(293.12mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1965
May 2014–Apr 2016
24-Month
104.75"
(2,660.65mm)
95.91"
(2,436.11mm)
8.84"
(224.54mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2015 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1965
May 2013–Apr 2016
36-Month
159.45"
(4,050.03mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
May 2012–Apr 2016
48-Month
209.34"
(5,317.24mm)
191.89"
(4,874.01mm)
17.45"
(443.23mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
May 2011–Apr 2016
60-Month
245.00"
(6,223.00mm)
239.80"
(6,090.92mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/