Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of December 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1981

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1981
1-Month
2.77"
(70.36mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1979 2000
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2015
Sep–Oct 1981
2-Month
4.24"
(107.70mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1959
Aug–Oct 1981
3-Month
10.01"
(254.25mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
-2.51"
(-63.76mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1928
Jul–Oct 1981
4-Month
16.19"
(411.23mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-1.87"
(-47.49mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1980 1925
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1964
Jun–Oct 1981
5-Month
20.31"
(515.87mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
-2.43"
(-61.73mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1954
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1964
May–Oct 1981
6-Month
23.66"
(600.96mm)
26.32"
(668.53mm)
-2.66"
(-67.57mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1980 1925
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1928
Apr–Oct 1981
7-Month
25.32"
(643.13mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
-4.34"
(-110.23mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1925
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1928
Ties: 1933
Mar–Oct 1981
8-Month
28.16"
(715.26mm)
33.94"
(862.08mm)
-5.78"
(-146.82mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1928
Feb–Oct 1981
9-Month
31.76"
(806.70mm)
37.84"
(961.14mm)
-6.08"
(-154.44mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1964
Jan–Oct 1981
10-Month
32.54"
(826.52mm)
41.67"
(1,058.42mm)
-9.13"
(-231.90mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1964
Dec 1980–Oct 1981
11-Month
34.27"
(870.46mm)
45.32"
(1,151.13mm)
-11.05"
(-280.67mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1964
Nov 1980–Oct 1981
12-Month
36.77"
(933.96mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-11.16"
(-283.46mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1954 1911
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1964
May 1980–Oct 1981
18-Month
58.21"
(1,478.53mm)
74.26"
(1,886.20mm)
-16.05"
(-407.67mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1929
Nov 1979–Oct 1981
24-Month
83.75"
(2,127.25mm)
95.92"
(2,436.37mm)
-12.17"
(-309.12mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1955 1951
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1929
Nov 1978–Oct 1981
36-Month
139.16"
(3,534.66mm)
143.95"
(3,656.33mm)
-4.79"
(-121.67mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1966
Nov 1977–Oct 1981
48-Month
181.89"
(4,620.01mm)
191.85"
(4,872.99mm)
-9.96"
(-252.98mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1958 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1965
Nov 1976–Oct 1981
60-Month
228.08"
(5,793.23mm)
239.75"
(6,089.65mm)
-11.67"
(-296.42mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1958 1954
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/