South Carolina’s Precipitation Record

The 24-hour rainfall record for the state of South Carolina is 14.80 inches observed at Myrtle Beach (Horry County) on September 16, 1999 is a result of Hurricane Floyd.

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Previously listed record of 17.00 inches at Antreville on August 27, 1995 (Tropical Storm Jerry) was incongruent with other observations in the area, and all reliable evidence pointed to a much smaller 24-hr value.