Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-0.77"
(-19.55mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2009
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
5.52"
(140.21mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1971 1933
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1996
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
6.30"
(160.02mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-2.91"
(-73.91mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1965 2001
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1956
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
8.74"
(222.00mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-4.72"
(-119.88mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1958 1939
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
13.60"
(345.44mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-5.13"
(-130.30mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1965 2001
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
18.59"
(472.19mm)
24.28"
(616.71mm)
-5.69"
(-144.52mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1954 2001
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
21.99"
(558.55mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-6.97"
(-177.03mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
26.27"
(667.26mm)
32.54"
(826.52mm)
-6.27"
(-159.26mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1964
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
29.84"
(757.94mm)
35.88"
(911.35mm)
-6.04"
(-153.41mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1964
Ties: 1904
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
33.47"
(850.14mm)
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
-6.69"
(-169.92mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1964
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
34.69"
(881.13mm)
44.06"
(1,119.12mm)
-9.37"
(-237.99mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1964
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
41.10"
(1,043.94mm)
47.89"
(1,216.41mm)
-6.79"
(-172.47mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1964
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
65.20"
(1,656.08mm)
72.17"
(1,833.12mm)
-6.97"
(-177.04mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1956 1954
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
85.29"
(2,166.37mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
-10.58"
(-268.73mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1956 1955
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
136.90"
(3,477.26mm)
143.88"
(3,654.55mm)
-6.98"
(-177.29mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1966
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
195.13"
(4,956.30mm)
191.83"
(4,872.48mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1964
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
243.06"
(6,173.72mm)
239.71"
(6,088.63mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1954
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/