Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
6.61"
(167.89mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1980 1955
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2009
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
7.65"
(194.31mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1933
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2015
Ties: 1920
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
10.42"
(264.67mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1980 2001
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
11.89"
(302.01mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-1.57"
(-39.87mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1939
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2015
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
17.66"
(448.56mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1980 2001
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2015
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
23.84"
(605.54mm)
24.28"
(616.71mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1980 2001
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2015
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
27.96"
(710.18mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1980 1954
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2015
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
31.31"
(795.27mm)
32.54"
(826.52mm)
-1.23"
(-31.25mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1980 1954
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1964
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
32.97"
(837.44mm)
35.88"
(911.35mm)
-2.91"
(-73.91mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1980 1954
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1964
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
35.81"
(909.57mm)
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
-4.35"
(-110.49mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1964
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
39.41"
(1,001.01mm)
44.06"
(1,119.12mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1964
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
40.19"
(1,020.83mm)
47.89"
(1,216.41mm)
-7.70"
(-195.58mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1964
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
58.35"
(1,482.09mm)
72.17"
(1,833.12mm)
-13.82"
(-351.03mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1955 1954
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1929
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
85.24"
(2,165.10mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
-10.63"
(-270.00mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1956 1955
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1929
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
141.29"
(3,588.77mm)
143.88"
(3,654.55mm)
-2.59"
(-65.78mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1966
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
182.39"
(4,632.71mm)
191.83"
(4,872.48mm)
-9.44"
(-239.77mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1964
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
226.58"
(5,755.13mm)
239.71"
(6,088.63mm)
-13.13"
(-333.50mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1958 1954
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/