Historical Drought Impacts

Timeline for South Carolina

The timeline below highlights some of the major droughts and impacts that South Carolina has experienced in the past 100 years. For those interested in detailed hydroclimate analyses related to drought in the state, visit Carolinas Precipitation Patterns & Probabilities: an Atlas of Hydroclimate Extremes.

If you are experiencing dry conditions or drought in your area, submit a report to the National Drought Mitigation Center’s Drought Impact Toolkit.

Impact Type

Find examples of major drought impact types.


Zoom down to a drought event by date.

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