South Carolina is experiencing historic levels of flooding

South Carolina is experiencing historic levels of flooding. According to the National Weather Service, the Columbia metro area has received 10.9 inches since October 1st. At least 7 people have died in the flooding.

The visualizations below show average rainfall in South Carolina compared to this October as well as fatalities from flooding in the United States.

The Lester River flows through a gash it created in Jean Duluth Road north of Duluth, Minn., Thursday morning, June 21, 2012. City, county and state officials spent Thursday assessing damage, while areas farther south continued to fight rising floodwaters. The town of Moose Lake was being described as "an island." (AP Photo/The News-Tribune, Bob King)
The Lester River flows through a gash it created in Jean Duluth Road north of Duluth, Minn., Thursday morning, June 21, 2012. City, county and state officials spent Thursday assessing damage, while areas farther south continued to fight rising floodwaters. The town of Moose Lake was being described as “an island.” (AP Photo/The News-Tribune, Bob King)

Data Curated by weatherdb.com and sourced from the National Weather Service.

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