Average Precipitation in South Carolina by Year

This page is a list of the average statewide precipitation in the U.S. state of South Carolina for each year from 1895–2023. It is a statewide average over the entire territory of the state, based on data from the NOAA.
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What Was the Rainiest Year in South Carolina History?
1964 was the wettest year in South Carolina history with an average annual statewide precipitation of 69.3 inches.
What Was the Driest Year in South Carolina History?
1954 was the driest year in South Carolina history with an average annual statewide precipitation of 31.7 inches.
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Year Rank Precipitation (in)
2023 35 51.5
2022 84 45.4
2021 60 47.5
2020 6 59.9
2019 75 46.0
2018 11 57.3
2017 70 46.6
2016 73 46.3
2015 4 60.7
2014 62 47.0
2013 13 56.4
2012 100 43.8
2011 122 38.2
2010 113 41.2
2009 39 50.6
2008 79 45.8
2007 127 34.9
2006 101 43.7
2005 59 47.5
2004 77 45.9
2003 19 55.2
2002 71 46.5
2001 128 34.7
2000 112 41.2
1999 95 44.1
1998 26 54.1
1997 29 53.9
1996 76 46.0
1995 25 54.4
1994 14 56.2
1993 96 44.1
1992 21 54.8
1991 36 50.9
1990 74 46.2
1989 28 54.0
1988 121 39.3
1987 57 47.6
1986 120 39.9
1985 52 48.1
1984 56 47.7
1983 31 52.2
1982 40 50.2
1981 118 40.2
1980 88 45.1
1979 15 56.1
1978 114 41.1
1977 94 44.2
1976 33 51.6
1975 9 58.2
1974 54 47.9
1973 20 54.9
1972 44 49.4
1971 8 58.8
1970 97 44.1
1969 42 49.9
1968 99 43.8
1967 63 47.0
1966 53 48.1
1965 50 48.5
1964 1 69.3
1963 87 45.2
1962 45 48.9
1961 34 51.5
1960 48 48.7
1959 3 60.9
1958 58 47.6
1957 47 48.8
1956 109 41.5
1955 107 42.0
1954 129 31.7
1953 69 46.6
1952 72 46.4
1951 123 38.0
1950 110 41.3
1949 65 46.7
1948 7 59.7
1947 16 55.6
1946 93 44.3
1945 27 54.0
1944 55 47.7
1943 98 43.8
1942 66 46.7
1941 90 44.8
1940 106 42.1
1939 86 45.4
1938 116 40.4
1937 41 50.2
1936 18 55.2
1935 108 42.0
1934 92 44.7
1933 124 37.0
1932 30 52.4
1931 126 35.4
1930 115 40.7
1929 2 63.1
1928 5 59.9
1927 111 41.3
1926 104 42.4
1925 125 36.7
1924 12 56.8
1923 82 45.5
1922 10 57.9
1921 105 42.4
1920 32 51.8
1919 85 45.4
1918 83 45.5
1917 103 42.9
1916 102 43.4
1915 43 49.4
1914 91 44.8
1913 46 48.8
1912 22 54.6
1911 119 40.0
1910 81 45.6
1909 80 45.6
1908 23 54.5
1907 61 47.4
1906 24 54.5
1905 89 45.0
1904 117 40.2
1903 37 50.9
1902 68 46.7
1901 17 55.2
1900 38 50.6
1899 64 46.8
1898 49 48.5
1897 67 46.7
1896 78 45.9
1895 51 48.3