Average Precipitation for South Carolina in March





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during March 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 March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
8 Beaufort 3.2 80
8 Brookgreen Gardens 4.3 108
8 Charleston 3.7 94
7 Edisto Island 3.8 97
7 Georgetown 4.6 117
7 Hilton Head Island 3.4 87
10 McClellanville 4.3 108
Myrtle Beach 3.9 100
9 Lake Moultrie (Pinopolis Dam) 3.8 97
8 Sullivan's Island 3.8 96

Midlands

March averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Clarks Hill 4.4 113
9 Columbia 4.2 107
9 Florence 3.3 85
9 Orangeburg 3.9 100
9 Sumter 3.9 98

Upstate South Carolina

Average amount of rain and snow in March
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
8 Anderson 4.5 115
10 Caesars Head State Park 5.8 147
9 Calhoun Falls 4.6 116
10 Greer 4.5 115
Longcreek 5.6 141
9 Ninety Nine Islands Reservoir 4.4 112
9 Spartanburg 4.8 122
Reference

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

South Carolina Precipitation
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