Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, September 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1979
1-Month
8.94"
(227.08mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 2005
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1924
Aug–Sep 1979
2-Month
12.03"
(305.56mm)
9.52"
(241.81mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1928
Jul–Sep 1979
3-Month
17.70"
(449.58mm)
15.07"
(382.78mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1928
Jun–Sep 1979
4-Month
21.98"
(558.29mm)
19.75"
(501.65mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1978 1954
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1928
May–Sep 1979
5-Month
27.70"
(703.58mm)
23.33"
(592.58mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1928
Apr–Sep 1979
6-Month
33.20"
(843.28mm)
26.67"
(677.42mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1928
Mar–Sep 1979
7-Month
36.87"
(936.50mm)
30.95"
(786.13mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1928
Feb–Sep 1979
8-Month
42.88"
(1,089.15mm)
34.85"
(885.19mm)
8.03"
(203.96mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1928
Jan–Sep 1979
9-Month
48.10"
(1,221.74mm)
38.68"
(982.47mm)
9.42"
(239.27mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1954
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1928
Dec 1978–Sep 1979
10-Month
50.94"
(1,293.88mm)
42.32"
(1,074.93mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1928
Nov 1978–Sep 1979
11-Month
53.62"
(1,361.95mm)
44.93"
(1,141.22mm)
8.69"
(220.73mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1928
Oct 1978–Sep 1979
12-Month
54.40"
(1,381.76mm)
47.96"
(1,218.18mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1978 1954
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1928
Apr 1978–Sep 1979
18-Month
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
74.64"
(1,895.86mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1929
Oct 1977–Sep 1979
24-Month
100.42"
(2,550.67mm)
95.96"
(2,437.38mm)
4.46"
(113.29mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1965
Oct 1976–Sep 1979
36-Month
147.99"
(3,758.95mm)
144.01"
(3,657.85mm)
3.98"
(101.10mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1966
Oct 1975–Sep 1979
48-Month
194.04"
(4,928.62mm)
191.90"
(4,874.26mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Oct 1974–Sep 1979
60-Month
251.06"
(6,376.92mm)
239.78"
(6,090.41mm)
11.28"
(286.51mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1978 1954
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/