Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
5.22"
(132.59mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1907
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1925
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
8.06"
(204.72mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1976 1981
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1925
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
10.74"
(272.80mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
11.52"
(292.61mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
13.96"
(354.58mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1961 1985
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
18.82"
(478.03mm)
22.57"
(573.28mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
23.81"
(604.77mm)
28.11"
(713.99mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
27.21"
(691.13mm)
32.83"
(833.88mm)
-5.62"
(-142.75mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1957 1955
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
31.49"
(799.85mm)
36.42"
(925.07mm)
-4.93"
(-125.22mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1959 1955
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1925
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
35.06"
(890.52mm)
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
-4.73"
(-120.15mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1925
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
38.69"
(982.73mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
-5.38"
(-136.65mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1957 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1960
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
39.91"
(1,013.71mm)
48.02"
(1,219.71mm)
-8.11"
(-206.00mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1956 1955
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1965
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
67.46"
(1,713.48mm)
70.55"
(1,791.97mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1930
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
87.23"
(2,215.64mm)
96.03"
(2,439.16mm)
-8.80"
(-223.52mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1927
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1930
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
138.67"
(3,522.22mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-5.37"
(-136.40mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1971 1928
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1930
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
194.83"
(4,948.68mm)
191.94"
(4,875.28mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1965
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
243.64"
(6,188.46mm)
239.83"
(6,091.68mm)
3.81"
(96.78mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/