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]

Event Measurement Date Location County
Highest Temperature[1][2] 113 °F (45.0 °C) Jun. 29, 2012 USC Columbia Richland, South Carolina
Lowest Temperature[3][4] −19 °F (−28.3 °C) January 21, 1985 Caesars Head Greenville

Rain[edit]

Event Measurement Date Location County
Greatest 24-Hour Rainfall[5][6][7] 17.00 inches (432 mm) August 27, 1995 Antreville Abbeville

Snow[edit]

Event Measurement Date Location County
Greatest 24-Hour Snowfall[8] 24 inches (61 cm) February 10–11, 1973 Rimini Clarendon
Most Snowfall from one storm [9] 28.9 inches (73 cm) February 15–17, 1969 Caesars Head Greenville

Hurricanes[edit]

Event Measurement Date Location County
Wettest Tropical Cyclone[7] 17.00 inches (432 mm) Tropical Storm Jerry
(1995)
Antreville Abbeville

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.