Average Precipitation for South Carolina in December





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during December 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 precipitation 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 December
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Beaufort 3.1 79
8 Brookgreen Gardens 4.1 103
9 Charleston 3.1 79
8 Edisto Island 3.3 83
8 Georgetown 3.7 95
8 Hilton Head Island 3.1 79
11 McClellanville 3.6 92
Myrtle Beach 3.8 95
8 Lake Moultrie (Pinopolis Dam) 2.9 73
10 Sullivan's Island 3.7 95

Midlands

December averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Clarks Hill 3.6 91
10 Columbia 3.4 86
9 Florence 3.0 76
9 Orangeburg 3.2 82
9 Sumter 3.3 85

Upstate South Carolina

Average amount of rain and snow in December
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
8 Anderson 4.7 119
9 Caesars Head State Park 6.4 162
9 Calhoun Falls 3.8 97
10 Greer 4.1 104
Longcreek 5.8 148
9 Ninety Nine Islands Reservoir 3.9 99
9 Spartanburg 4.4 113
Reference

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

South Carolina Precipitation
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