Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1979
1-Month
1.79"
(45.47mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1978 2000
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Sep–Oct 1979
2-Month
10.73"
(272.54mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
3.49"
(88.64mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1959
Aug–Oct 1979
3-Month
13.82"
(351.03mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1928
Jul–Oct 1979
4-Month
19.49"
(495.05mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
1.43"
(36.33mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1964
Ties: 2003
Jun–Oct 1979
5-Month
23.77"
(603.76mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1978 1954
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1964
May–Oct 1979
6-Month
29.49"
(749.05mm)
26.32"
(668.53mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1928
Apr–Oct 1979
7-Month
34.99"
(888.75mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
5.33"
(135.39mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1928
Mar–Oct 1979
8-Month
38.66"
(981.96mm)
33.94"
(862.08mm)
4.72"
(119.88mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1928
Feb–Oct 1979
9-Month
44.67"
(1,134.62mm)
37.84"
(961.14mm)
6.83"
(173.48mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1964
Jan–Oct 1979
10-Month
49.89"
(1,267.21mm)
41.67"
(1,058.42mm)
8.22"
(208.79mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1954
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1964
Dec 1978–Oct 1979
11-Month
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
45.32"
(1,151.13mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1964
Nov 1978–Oct 1979
12-Month
55.41"
(1,407.41mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1964
Ties: 1903
May 1978–Oct 1979
18-Month
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
74.26"
(1,886.20mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1978 1954
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Nov 1977–Oct 1979
24-Month
98.14"
(2,492.76mm)
95.92"
(2,436.37mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1978 1951
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1929
Nov 1976–Oct 1979
36-Month
144.33"
(3,665.98mm)
143.95"
(3,656.33mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1966
Nov 1975–Oct 1979
48-Month
193.58"
(4,916.93mm)
191.85"
(4,872.99mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1965
Nov 1974–Oct 1979
60-Month
252.47"
(6,412.74mm)
239.75"
(6,089.65mm)
12.72"
(323.09mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1978 1954
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/