Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
3.67"
(93.22mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1978 2004
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1980
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1938
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1944
Ties: 1928
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
14.90"
(378.46mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1938
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
17.74"
(450.60mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
2.08"
(52.84mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1978 1938
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
20.42"
(518.67mm)
18.27"
(464.06mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
21.20"
(538.48mm)
21.29"
(540.77mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1976 1918
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
23.64"
(600.46mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1968 1985
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
28.50"
(723.90mm)
30.75"
(781.05mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1976 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
33.49"
(850.65mm)
36.29"
(921.77mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1974 1955
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1965
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
36.89"
(937.01mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
-4.12"
(-104.64mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1968 1955
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1965
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
41.17"
(1,045.72mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
-3.43"
(-87.12mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1967 1955
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1929
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
44.74"
(1,136.40mm)
47.97"
(1,218.44mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1978 1955
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
69.29"
(1,759.97mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1955
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1965
Ties: 1897
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
88.44"
(2,246.38mm)
95.93"
(2,436.62mm)
-7.49"
(-190.24mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1968 1955
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1930
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
142.62"
(3,622.55mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1930
Ties: 2006
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
193.16"
(4,906.26mm)
191.88"
(4,873.75mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
245.83"
(6,244.08mm)
239.76"
(6,089.90mm)
6.07"
(154.18mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1966

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 10, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/