Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1978
1-Month
0.78"
(19.81mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
-2.21"
(-56.14mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1974 2000
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1961
Sep–Oct 1978
2-Month
3.22"
(81.79mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
-4.02"
(-102.11mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1959
Aug–Oct 1978
3-Month
8.08"
(205.23mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
-4.44"
(-112.78mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1928
Jul–Oct 1978
4-Month
13.07"
(331.98mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-4.99"
(-126.74mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1964
Jun–Oct 1978
5-Month
16.47"
(418.34mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
-6.27"
(-159.26mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1964
May–Oct 1978
6-Month
20.75"
(527.05mm)
26.32"
(668.53mm)
-5.57"
(-141.48mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1928
Apr–Oct 1978
7-Month
24.32"
(617.73mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
-5.34"
(-135.63mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1928
Mar–Oct 1978
8-Month
27.95"
(709.93mm)
33.94"
(862.08mm)
-5.99"
(-152.15mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1928
Feb–Oct 1978
9-Month
29.17"
(740.92mm)
37.84"
(961.14mm)
-8.67"
(-220.22mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1964
Jan–Oct 1978
10-Month
35.58"
(903.73mm)
41.67"
(1,058.42mm)
-6.09"
(-154.69mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1964
Ties: 2019
Dec 1977–Oct 1978
11-Month
40.20"
(1,021.08mm)
45.32"
(1,151.13mm)
-5.12"
(-130.05mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1963 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1964
Nov 1977–Oct 1978
12-Month
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-5.20"
(-132.08mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1957 1911
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1964
May 1977–Oct 1978
18-Month
66.33"
(1,684.78mm)
74.26"
(1,886.20mm)
-7.93"
(-201.42mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1957 1954
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Nov 1976–Oct 1978
24-Month
88.92"
(2,258.57mm)
95.92"
(2,436.37mm)
-7.00"
(-177.80mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1968 1951
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Nov 1975–Oct 1978
36-Month
138.17"
(3,509.52mm)
143.95"
(3,656.33mm)
-5.78"
(-146.81mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1968 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1966
Nov 1974–Oct 1978
48-Month
197.06"
(5,005.32mm)
191.85"
(4,872.99mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1965
Nov 1973–Oct 1978
60-Month
244.10"
(6,200.14mm)
239.75"
(6,089.65mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/