Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1979
1-Month
5.50"
(139.70mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1976, 1986
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1936
Ties: 1895
Mar–Apr 1979
2-Month
9.17"
(232.92mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1978 1985
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1944
Feb–Apr 1979
3-Month
15.18"
(385.57mm)
11.52"
(292.61mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1944
Jan–Apr 1979
4-Month
20.40"
(518.16mm)
15.35"
(389.89mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1986
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Dec 1978–Apr 1979
5-Month
23.24"
(590.30mm)
19.00"
(482.60mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1978 1986
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Nov 1978–Apr 1979
6-Month
25.92"
(658.37mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Oct 1978–Apr 1979
7-Month
26.70"
(678.18mm)
24.63"
(625.60mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Sep 1978–Apr 1979
8-Month
29.14"
(740.16mm)
28.83"
(732.28mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1976 1985
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Ties: 1972
Aug 1978–Apr 1979
9-Month
34.00"
(863.60mm)
34.09"
(865.89mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1976 1985
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Jul 1978–Apr 1979
10-Month
38.99"
(990.35mm)
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1965
Jun 1978–Apr 1979
11-Month
42.39"
(1,076.71mm)
44.35"
(1,126.49mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1976 1981
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
May 1978–Apr 1979
12-Month
46.67"
(1,185.42mm)
47.94"
(1,217.68mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1978 1955
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Nov 1977–Apr 1979
18-Month
68.65"
(1,743.71mm)
69.60"
(1,767.84mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1965
May 1977–Apr 1979
24-Month
92.25"
(2,343.15mm)
95.91"
(2,436.11mm)
-3.66"
(-92.96mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1968 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1965
May 1976–Apr 1979
36-Month
147.34"
(3,742.44mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
May 1975–Apr 1979
48-Month
195.20"
(4,958.08mm)
191.89"
(4,874.01mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
May 1974–Apr 1979
60-Month
248.39"
(6,309.11mm)
239.79"
(6,090.67mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/