Average Rainfall for South Carolina in August





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during August at cities, towns and parks in South Carolina.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. Most sites also have information on the number of days with wet weather. That includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The rainfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Coast & Lowcountry, Midlands and Upstate.

Coast & Lowcountry

Average monthly precipitation in August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Beaufort 6.8 173
11 Brookgreen Gardens 6.4 163
13 Charleston 7.2 182
10 Edisto Island 6.4 162
12 Georgetown 8.1 207
12 Hilton Head Island 7.6 194
14 McClellanville 6.9 175
Myrtle Beach 6.2 157
13 Lake Moultrie (Pinopolis Dam) 7.5 191
11 Sullivan's Island 6.4 161

Midlands

August averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Clarks Hill 4.2 108
11 Columbia 4.9 123
11 Florence 5.2 133
11 Orangeburg 5.2 131
11 Sumter 5.1 128

Upstate South Carolina

Average amount of rain in August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Anderson 3.9 99
14 Caesars Head State Park 5.9 150
8 Calhoun Falls 3.6 91
10 Greer 4.5 114
Longcreek 4.9 123
9 Ninety Nine Islands Reservoir 4.9 123
8 Spartanburg 4.3 109
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

South Carolina Precipitation
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