Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, March 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1981
1-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
-1.44"
(-36.57mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1974 2004
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1980
Ties: 1974
Feb–Mar 1981
2-Month
6.44"
(163.58mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
-1.74"
(-44.19mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1978 1938
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1944
Jan–Mar 1981
3-Month
7.22"
(183.39mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
-4.79"
(-121.66mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1938 1938
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Dec 1980–Mar 1981
4-Month
8.95"
(227.33mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
-6.71"
(-170.43mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1938 1938
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Nov 1980–Mar 1981
5-Month
11.45"
(290.83mm)
18.27"
(464.06mm)
-6.82"
(-173.23mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1950 1911
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Ties: 1934
Oct 1980–Mar 1981
6-Month
14.27"
(362.46mm)
21.29"
(540.77mm)
-7.02"
(-178.31mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1950 1918
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2016
Sep 1980–Mar 1981
7-Month
20.33"
(516.38mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
-5.16"
(-131.07mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1968 1985
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2016
Aug 1980–Mar 1981
8-Month
22.72"
(577.09mm)
30.75"
(781.05mm)
-8.03"
(-203.96mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2016
Jul 1980–Mar 1981
9-Month
25.38"
(644.65mm)
36.29"
(921.77mm)
-10.91"
(-277.12mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1965
Jun 1980–Mar 1981
10-Month
28.75"
(730.25mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
-12.26"
(-311.40mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1965
May 1980–Mar 1981
11-Month
32.89"
(835.41mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
-11.71"
(-297.43mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1929
Apr 1980–Mar 1981
12-Month
35.55"
(902.97mm)
47.97"
(1,218.44mm)
-12.42"
(-315.47mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1929
Oct 1979–Mar 1981
18-Month
60.22"
(1,529.59mm)
69.29"
(1,759.97mm)
-9.07"
(-230.38mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1957 1955
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1965
Apr 1979–Mar 1981
24-Month
93.42"
(2,372.87mm)
95.93"
(2,436.62mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1979 1955
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1930
Apr 1978–Mar 1981
36-Month
138.16"
(3,509.26mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
-5.86"
(-148.85mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1930
Apr 1977–Mar 1981
48-Month
181.86"
(4,619.24mm)
191.88"
(4,873.75mm)
-10.02"
(-254.51mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Apr 1976–Mar 1981
60-Month
236.04"
(5,995.42mm)
239.76"
(6,089.90mm)
-3.72"
(-94.48mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1966

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/