Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2018
1-Month
4.49"
(114.05mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2016 1976, 1986
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1936
Ties: 1908
Mar–Apr 2018
2-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2016 1985
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1944
Feb–Apr 2018
3-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
11.52"
(292.61mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2017 1925
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1944
Jan–Apr 2018
4-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
15.35"
(389.89mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2016 1986
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Dec 2017–Apr 2018
5-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
19.00"
(482.60mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2012 1986
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Nov 2017–Apr 2018
6-Month
17.40"
(441.96mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2012 1911
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Oct 2017–Apr 2018
7-Month
20.65"
(524.51mm)
24.63"
(625.60mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Sep 2017–Apr 2018
8-Month
25.48"
(647.19mm)
28.83"
(732.28mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2012 1985
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Aug 2017–Apr 2018
9-Month
30.03"
(762.76mm)
34.09"
(865.89mm)
-4.06"
(-103.13mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2012 1985
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Jul 2017–Apr 2018
10-Month
35.53"
(902.46mm)
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
-4.10"
(-104.14mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1965
Jun 2017–Apr 2018
11-Month
39.96"
(1,014.98mm)
44.35"
(1,126.49mm)
-4.39"
(-111.51mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2012 1981
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
May 2017–Apr 2018
12-Month
45.11"
(1,145.79mm)
47.94"
(1,217.68mm)
-2.83"
(-71.89mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1955
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1929
Nov 2016–Apr 2018
18-Month
64.18"
(1,630.17mm)
69.60"
(1,767.84mm)
-5.42"
(-137.67mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1965
May 2016–Apr 2018
24-Month
93.37"
(2,371.60mm)
95.91"
(2,436.11mm)
-2.54"
(-64.51mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2013 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1965
May 2015–Apr 2018
36-Month
150.86"
(3,831.84mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
6.84"
(173.73mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1957
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
May 2014–Apr 2018
48-Month
198.12"
(5,032.25mm)
191.89"
(4,874.01mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
May 2013–Apr 2018
60-Month
252.82"
(6,421.63mm)
239.79"
(6,090.67mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/