Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, February 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1979
1-Month
6.01"
(152.65mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1947
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1939
Ties: 1956
Jan–Feb 1979
2-Month
11.23"
(285.24mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1938
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1998
Ties: 1929
Dec 1978–Feb 1979
3-Month
14.07"
(357.38mm)
11.38"
(289.05mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1938
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Nov 1978–Feb 1979
4-Month
16.75"
(425.45mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Oct 1978–Feb 1979
5-Month
17.53"
(445.26mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1976 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Sep 1978–Feb 1979
6-Month
19.97"
(507.24mm)
21.21"
(538.73mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Aug 1978–Feb 1979
7-Month
24.83"
(630.68mm)
26.47"
(672.34mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1976 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Jul 1978–Feb 1979
8-Month
29.82"
(757.43mm)
32.01"
(813.05mm)
-2.19"
(-55.62mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1960
Jun 1978–Feb 1979
9-Month
33.22"
(843.79mm)
36.73"
(932.94mm)
-3.51"
(-89.15mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1967 1955
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
May 1978–Feb 1979
10-Month
37.50"
(952.50mm)
40.32"
(1,024.13mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1959 1955
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1960
Apr 1978–Feb 1979
11-Month
41.07"
(1,043.18mm)
43.69"
(1,109.73mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Mar 1978–Feb 1979
12-Month
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
47.97"
(1,218.44mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1968 1955
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1960
Sep 1977–Feb 1979
18-Month
67.62"
(1,717.55mm)
69.17"
(1,756.92mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 2012
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1965
Mar 1977–Feb 1979
24-Month
91.66"
(2,328.16mm)
95.95"
(2,437.13mm)
-4.29"
(-108.97mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1927
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1930
Mar 1976–Feb 1979
36-Month
143.27"
(3,639.06mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1966
Mar 1975–Feb 1979
48-Month
195.55"
(4,966.97mm)
191.89"
(4,874.01mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Mar 1974–Feb 1979
60-Month
245.00"
(6,223.00mm)
239.74"
(6,089.40mm)
5.26"
(133.60mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1966

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/