Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2020
1-Month
6.59"
(167.39mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2019 1925
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1949
Jul–Aug 2020
2-Month
11.30"
(287.02mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2019 1980
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1964
Ties: 1927
Jun–Aug 2020
3-Month
15.57"
(395.48mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1954
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2013
May–Aug 2020
4-Month
22.21"
(564.13mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1925
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2013
Ties: 1994
Apr–Aug 2020
5-Month
27.35"
(694.69mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2019 1925
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2013
Mar–Aug 2020
6-Month
31.61"
(802.89mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
4.91"
(124.71mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2019 1925
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2003
Feb–Aug 2020
7-Month
38.78"
(985.01mm)
30.60"
(777.24mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2019 1925
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1964
Jan–Aug 2020
8-Month
42.90"
(1,089.66mm)
34.43"
(874.52mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2019 1954
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1964
Dec 2019–Aug 2020
9-Month
49.82"
(1,265.43mm)
38.08"
(967.23mm)
11.74"
(298.20mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1964
Nov 2019–Aug 2020
10-Month
53.30"
(1,353.82mm)
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1964
Oct 2019–Aug 2020
11-Month
57.31"
(1,455.67mm)
43.72"
(1,110.49mm)
13.59"
(345.18mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1991
Sep 2019–Aug 2020
12-Month
59.50"
(1,511.30mm)
47.91"
(1,216.91mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1964
Mar 2019–Aug 2020
18-Month
82.84"
(2,104.14mm)
74.68"
(1,896.87mm)
8.16"
(207.27mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2019 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1965
Sep 2018–Aug 2020
24-Month
113.36"
(2,879.34mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
17.49"
(444.24mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1965
Sep 2017–Aug 2020
36-Month
159.05"
(4,039.87mm)
143.91"
(3,655.31mm)
15.14"
(384.56mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2019 1956
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1966
Sep 2016–Aug 2020
48-Month
210.13"
(5,337.30mm)
191.77"
(4,870.96mm)
18.36"
(466.34mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2019 1956
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1949
Sep 2015–Aug 2020
60-Month
269.50"
(6,845.30mm)
239.62"
(6,086.35mm)
29.88"
(758.95mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/