Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, March 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1980
1-Month
10.01"
(254.25mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1979 2004
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1980
Feb–Mar 1980
2-Month
11.86"
(301.24mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1979 1938
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1944
Jan–Mar 1980
3-Month
16.72"
(424.69mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
4.71"
(119.64mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1979 1938
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Ties: 1960
Dec 1979–Mar 1980
4-Month
18.84"
(478.54mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
3.18"
(80.78mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1938
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Nov 1979–Mar 1980
5-Month
22.88"
(581.15mm)
18.27"
(464.06mm)
4.61"
(117.09mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1979 1911
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Oct 1979–Mar 1980
6-Month
24.67"
(626.62mm)
21.29"
(540.77mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1979 1918
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Sep 1979–Mar 1980
7-Month
33.61"
(853.69mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
8.12"
(206.24mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1979 1985
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Aug 1979–Mar 1980
8-Month
36.70"
(932.18mm)
30.75"
(781.05mm)
5.95"
(151.13mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2016
Jul 1979–Mar 1980
9-Month
42.37"
(1,076.20mm)
36.29"
(921.77mm)
6.08"
(154.43mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1979 1955
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1965
Jun 1979–Mar 1980
10-Month
46.65"
(1,184.91mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1979 1955
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1965
May 1979–Mar 1980
11-Month
52.37"
(1,330.20mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
7.77"
(197.36mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1979 1955
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Apr 1979–Mar 1980
12-Month
57.87"
(1,469.90mm)
47.97"
(1,218.44mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1979 1955
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Oct 1978–Mar 1980
18-Month
79.07"
(2,008.38mm)
69.29"
(1,759.97mm)
9.78"
(248.41mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1979 1955
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1965
Apr 1978–Mar 1980
24-Month
102.61"
(2,606.29mm)
95.93"
(2,436.62mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1955
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1930
Apr 1977–Mar 1980
36-Month
146.31"
(3,716.27mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
2.29"
(58.16mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2021
Apr 1976–Mar 1980
48-Month
200.49"
(5,092.45mm)
191.88"
(4,873.75mm)
8.61"
(218.70mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Apr 1975–Mar 1980
60-Month
251.03"
(6,376.16mm)
239.76"
(6,089.90mm)
11.27"
(286.26mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1966

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/