Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1978
1-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1907
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1925
Dec 1977–Jan 1978
2-Month
11.03"
(280.16mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1925
Nov 1977–Jan 1978
3-Month
13.56"
(344.42mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Ties: 1926
Oct 1977–Jan 1978
4-Month
17.63"
(447.80mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Sep 1977–Jan 1978
5-Month
21.70"
(551.18mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1985
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Aug 1977–Jan 1978
6-Month
27.55"
(699.77mm)
22.57"
(573.28mm)
4.98"
(126.49mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2016
Jul 1977–Jan 1978
7-Month
30.51"
(774.95mm)
28.11"
(713.99mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1975 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1980
Jun 1977–Jan 1978
8-Month
34.27"
(870.46mm)
32.83"
(833.88mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1975 1955
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
May 1977–Jan 1978
9-Month
37.16"
(943.86mm)
36.42"
(925.07mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1925
Apr 1977–Jan 1978
10-Month
38.85"
(986.79mm)
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1925
Mar 1977–Jan 1978
11-Month
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1960
Feb 1977–Jan 1978
12-Month
47.32"
(1,201.93mm)
48.02"
(1,219.71mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1965
Aug 1976–Jan 1978
18-Month
73.60"
(1,869.44mm)
70.55"
(1,791.97mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1930
Feb 1976–Jan 1978
24-Month
98.76"
(2,508.50mm)
96.03"
(2,439.16mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 1927
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1930
Ties: 1910
Feb 1975–Jan 1978
36-Month
154.92"
(3,934.97mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
10.88"
(276.35mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1975 1928
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1930
Feb 1974–Jan 1978
48-Month
203.73"
(5,174.74mm)
191.94"
(4,875.28mm)
11.79"
(299.46mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1965
Feb 1973–Jan 1978
60-Month
258.51"
(6,566.15mm)
239.83"
(6,091.68mm)
18.68"
(474.47mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1975 1956
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/