Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2017
1-Month
5.51"
(139.95mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
2.17"
(55.11mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2016 1976, 1986
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1936
Mar–Apr 2017
2-Month
7.85"
(199.39mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1985
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1944
Feb–Apr 2017
3-Month
9.23"
(234.44mm)
11.52"
(292.61mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2012 1925
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1944
Ties: 1990
Jan–Apr 2017
4-Month
14.11"
(358.39mm)
15.35"
(389.89mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2016 1986
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1998
Ties: 1995
Dec 2016–Apr 2017
5-Month
18.08"
(459.23mm)
19.00"
(482.60mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2012 1986
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Ties: 1963
Nov 2016–Apr 2017
6-Month
19.07"
(484.38mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1911
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Oct 2016–Apr 2017
7-Month
24.62"
(625.35mm)
24.63"
(625.60mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Ties: 2014
Sep 2016–Apr 2017
8-Month
31.45"
(798.83mm)
28.83"
(732.28mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2015 1985
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Aug 2016–Apr 2017
9-Month
35.29"
(896.37mm)
34.09"
(865.89mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2015 1985
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Jul 2016–Apr 2017
10-Month
39.07"
(992.38mm)
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1965
Jun 2016–Apr 2017
11-Month
42.68"
(1,084.07mm)
44.35"
(1,126.49mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2012 1981
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
May 2016–Apr 2017
12-Month
48.26"
(1,225.80mm)
47.94"
(1,217.68mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2015 1955
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
Nov 2015–Apr 2017
18-Month
74.30"
(1,887.22mm)
69.60"
(1,767.84mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2015 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1965
May 2015–Apr 2017
24-Month
105.75"
(2,686.05mm)
95.91"
(2,436.11mm)
9.84"
(249.94mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2016 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1965
May 2014–Apr 2017
36-Month
153.01"
(3,886.45mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
8.99"
(228.34mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
May 2013–Apr 2017
48-Month
207.71"
(5,275.83mm)
191.89"
(4,874.01mm)
15.82"
(401.82mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
May 2012–Apr 2017
60-Month
257.60"
(6,543.04mm)
239.79"
(6,090.67mm)
17.81"
(452.37mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/