Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1980
1-Month
4.86"
(123.44mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 1907
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1925
Dec 1979–Jan 1980
2-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1970 1981
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1925
Nov 1979–Jan 1980
3-Month
11.02"
(279.91mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1979 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Oct 1979–Jan 1980
4-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1979 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Sep 1979–Jan 1980
5-Month
21.75"
(552.45mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1979 1985
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Aug 1979–Jan 1980
6-Month
24.84"
(630.94mm)
22.57"
(573.28mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Jul 1979–Jan 1980
7-Month
30.51"
(774.95mm)
28.11"
(713.99mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1978
Jun 1979–Jan 1980
8-Month
34.79"
(883.67mm)
32.83"
(833.88mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1979 1955
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1976
May 1979–Jan 1980
9-Month
40.51"
(1,028.95mm)
36.42"
(925.07mm)
4.09"
(103.88mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1979 1955
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1925
Apr 1979–Jan 1980
10-Month
46.01"
(1,168.65mm)
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
6.22"
(157.98mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1925
Mar 1979–Jan 1980
11-Month
49.68"
(1,261.87mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
5.61"
(142.49mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1979 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1960
Feb 1979–Jan 1980
12-Month
55.69"
(1,414.53mm)
48.02"
(1,219.71mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1979 1955
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1965
Aug 1978–Jan 1980
18-Month
74.51"
(1,892.55mm)
70.55"
(1,791.97mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1930
Feb 1978–Jan 1980
24-Month
95.60"
(2,428.24mm)
96.03"
(2,439.16mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1979 1927
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1930
Feb 1977–Jan 1980
36-Month
142.92"
(3,630.17mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1979 1928
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1930
Feb 1976–Jan 1980
48-Month
194.36"
(4,936.74mm)
191.94"
(4,875.28mm)
2.42"
(61.46mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1965
Feb 1975–Jan 1980
60-Month
250.52"
(6,363.21mm)
239.83"
(6,091.68mm)
10.69"
(271.53mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1956
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/