Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, September 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2020
1-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2019 2005
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1924
Aug–Sep 2020
2-Month
13.12"
(333.25mm)
9.52"
(241.81mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2019 1925
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1928
Jul–Sep 2020
3-Month
17.81"
(452.37mm)
15.07"
(382.78mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2019 1925
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1928
Jun–Sep 2020
4-Month
22.08"
(560.83mm)
19.75"
(501.65mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1954
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1928
May–Sep 2020
5-Month
28.72"
(729.49mm)
23.33"
(592.58mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2019 1925
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1928
Apr–Sep 2020
6-Month
33.86"
(860.04mm)
26.67"
(677.42mm)
7.19"
(182.62mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2019 1925
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1928
Mar–Sep 2020
7-Month
38.12"
(968.25mm)
30.95"
(786.13mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2019 1925
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1928
Feb–Sep 2020
8-Month
45.29"
(1,150.37mm)
34.85"
(885.19mm)
10.44"
(265.18mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1925
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1928
Jan–Sep 2020
9-Month
49.41"
(1,255.01mm)
38.68"
(982.47mm)
10.73"
(272.54mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1954
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1928
Dec 2019–Sep 2020
10-Month
56.33"
(1,430.78mm)
42.32"
(1,074.93mm)
14.01"
(355.85mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1928
Nov 2019–Sep 2020
11-Month
59.81"
(1,519.17mm)
44.93"
(1,141.22mm)
14.88"
(377.95mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1928
Oct 2019–Sep 2020
12-Month
63.82"
(1,621.03mm)
47.96"
(1,218.18mm)
15.86"
(402.85mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1954
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1928
Apr 2019–Sep 2020
18-Month
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
74.64"
(1,895.86mm)
12.19"
(309.62mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2019 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1929
Oct 2018–Sep 2020
24-Month
113.74"
(2,889.00mm)
95.96"
(2,437.38mm)
17.78"
(451.62mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1965
Oct 2017–Sep 2020
36-Month
160.73"
(4,082.54mm)
144.01"
(3,657.85mm)
16.72"
(424.69mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2019 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1966
Oct 2016–Sep 2020
48-Month
209.81"
(5,329.17mm)
191.90"
(4,874.26mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2019 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Oct 2015–Sep 2020
60-Month
271.66"
(6,900.16mm)
239.78"
(6,090.41mm)
31.88"
(809.75mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1954
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/