List of South Carolina weather records

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Hurricane Hugo, A Category 5 hurricane hitting the South Carolina coast in 1989

The following is a list of South Carolina weather records. South Carolina is located on the Atlantic Coast in the Southern United States. South Carolina extends from the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains on the western part of the state, to the ocean on the east.

Temperature[edit]

EventMeasurementDateLocationCounty
Highest Temperature[1][2]111 °F (43.9 °C)September 8, 1925
September 4, 1925
June 28, 1954
Calhoun Falls
Blackville 3W
Camden 3W
Abbeville
Barnwell
Kershaw
Lowest Temperature[3][4]−19 °F (−28.3 °C)January 21, 1985Caesars HeadGreenville

Rain[edit]

EventMeasurementDateLocationCounty
Greatest 24-Hour Rainfall[5][6][7]17.00 inches (432 mm)August 27, 1995AntrevilleAbbeville

Snow[edit]

EventMeasurementDateLocationCounty
Greatest 24-Hour Snowfall[8]24 inches (61 cm)February 10–11, 1973RiminiClarendon
Most Snowfall from one storm [9]28.9 inches (73 cm)February 15–17, 1969Caesars HeadGreenville

Hurricanes[edit]

EventMeasurementDateLocationCounty
Wettest Tropical Cyclone[7]17.00 inches (432 mm)Tropical Storm Jerry
(1995)
AntrevilleAbbeville

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Carolina Record Maximum Temperatures and Date". South Carolina State Climatology Office. South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 4 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "Map of South Carolina Record Maximum Temperatures and Year". South Carolina State Climatology Office. South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 4 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "South Carolina Record Minimum Temperatures and Date". South Carolina State Climatology Office. South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 4 February 2010. 
  4. ^ "Map of South Carolina Record Minimum Temperatures and Year". South Carolina State Climatology Office. South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 4 February 2010. 
  5. ^ "South Carolina Maximum 24-Hour Precipitation". South Carolina State Climatology Office. South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 5 February 2010. 
  6. ^ "Map of South Carolina Record 24 Hour Precipitation and Date". South Carolina State Climatology Office. South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 5 February 2010. 
  7. ^ a b "August 27, 1995". South Carolina State Climatology Office. South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 5 February 2010. 
  8. ^ "South Carolina Maximum 24-Hour Snow". South Carolina State Climatology Office. South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 4 February 2010. 
  9. ^ "South Carolina Historical Maximum Snowfall events". South Carolina State Climatology Office. South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 7 November 2011.