Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1978
1-Month
4.86"
(123.44mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1925
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1949
Jul–Aug 1978
2-Month
9.85"
(250.19mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1977 1980
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1964
Jun–Aug 1978
3-Month
13.25"
(336.55mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1977 1954
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2013
May–Aug 1978
4-Month
17.53"
(445.26mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2013
Apr–Aug 1978
5-Month
21.10"
(535.94mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2013
Mar–Aug 1978
6-Month
24.73"
(628.14mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2003
Feb–Aug 1978
7-Month
25.95"
(659.13mm)
30.60"
(777.24mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1964
Jan–Aug 1978
8-Month
32.36"
(821.94mm)
34.43"
(874.52mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1977 1954
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1964
Ties: 1934
Dec 1977–Aug 1978
9-Month
36.98"
(939.29mm)
38.08"
(967.23mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1964
Nov 1977–Aug 1978
10-Month
39.51"
(1,003.55mm)
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1964
Oct 1977–Aug 1978
11-Month
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
43.72"
(1,110.49mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Sep 1977–Aug 1978
12-Month
47.65"
(1,210.31mm)
47.91"
(1,216.91mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1976 1911
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1964
Mar 1977–Aug 1978
18-Month
71.69"
(1,820.93mm)
74.68"
(1,896.87mm)
-2.99"
(-75.94mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1968 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1965
Ties: 1952
Sep 1976–Aug 1978
24-Month
96.14"
(2,441.96mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1965
Sep 1975–Aug 1978
36-Month
143.33"
(3,640.58mm)
143.91"
(3,655.31mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1966
Sep 1974–Aug 1978
48-Month
198.40"
(5,039.36mm)
191.77"
(4,870.96mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1949
Sep 1973–Aug 1978
60-Month
246.54"
(6,262.12mm)
239.62"
(6,086.35mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/