Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1983
1-Month
2.06"
(52.32mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
-0.93"
(-23.63mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1979 2000
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2015
Sep–Oct 1983
2-Month
5.91"
(150.11mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
-1.33"
(-33.79mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1959
Ties: 1986
Aug–Oct 1983
3-Month
8.72"
(221.49mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1928
Ties: 1921
Jul–Oct 1983
4-Month
12.25"
(311.15mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-5.81"
(-147.57mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1964
Jun–Oct 1983
5-Month
15.69"
(398.53mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
-7.05"
(-179.07mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1964
May–Oct 1983
6-Month
17.82"
(452.63mm)
26.32"
(668.53mm)
-8.50"
(-215.90mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1928
Apr–Oct 1983
7-Month
22.32"
(566.93mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
-7.34"
(-186.43mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1928
Mar–Oct 1983
8-Month
30.75"
(781.05mm)
33.94"
(862.08mm)
-3.19"
(-81.03mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1981 1925
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1928
Feb–Oct 1983
9-Month
36.53"
(927.86mm)
37.84"
(961.14mm)
-1.31"
(-33.28mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1981 1925
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1964
Jan–Oct 1983
10-Month
41.03"
(1,042.16mm)
41.67"
(1,058.42mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1981 1954
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1964
Dec 1982–Oct 1983
11-Month
46.03"
(1,169.16mm)
45.32"
(1,151.13mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1964
Ties: 1974
Nov 1982–Oct 1983
12-Month
48.26"
(1,225.80mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1981 1911
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1964
May 1982–Oct 1983
18-Month
73.63"
(1,870.20mm)
74.26"
(1,886.20mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1954
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1929
Nov 1981–Oct 1983
24-Month
98.92"
(2,512.57mm)
95.92"
(2,436.37mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1982 1951
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1929
Nov 1980–Oct 1983
36-Month
135.69"
(3,446.53mm)
143.95"
(3,656.33mm)
-8.26"
(-209.80mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1966
Nov 1979–Oct 1983
48-Month
182.67"
(4,639.82mm)
191.85"
(4,872.99mm)
-9.18"
(-233.17mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1965
Nov 1978–Oct 1983
60-Month
238.08"
(6,047.23mm)
239.75"
(6,089.65mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1982 1954
62nd 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 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/