Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, March 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1974 2004
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1980
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1968 1938
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1944
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
11.26"
(286.00mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1976 1938
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
15.88"
(403.35mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1976 1938
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
18.41"
(467.61mm)
18.27"
(464.06mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1976 1911
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Ties: 1959
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
22.48"
(570.99mm)
21.29"
(540.77mm)
1.19"
(30.22mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1976 1918
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1929
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
26.55"
(674.37mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1976 1985
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
32.40"
(822.96mm)
30.75"
(781.05mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1976 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
35.36"
(898.14mm)
36.29"
(921.77mm)
-0.93"
(-23.63mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1974 1955
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1965
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
39.12"
(993.65mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1955
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1965
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
42.01"
(1,067.05mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1967 1955
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
43.70"
(1,109.98mm)
47.97"
(1,218.44mm)
-4.27"
(-108.46mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1957 1955
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
70.05"
(1,779.27mm)
69.29"
(1,759.97mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1965
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
97.88"
(2,486.15mm)
95.93"
(2,436.62mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1969 1955
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1930
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
148.42"
(3,769.87mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1930
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
201.09"
(5,107.69mm)
191.88"
(4,873.75mm)
9.21"
(233.94mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
252.09"
(6,403.09mm)
239.76"
(6,089.90mm)
12.33"
(313.19mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1966

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/