Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1895
1-Month
4.55"
(115.57mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
96th Driest Driest to Date 1941
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 1976
Apr–May 1895
2-Month
10.05"
(255.27mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
112th Driest Driest to Date 1941
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Mar–May 1895
3-Month
15.45"
(392.43mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
115th Driest Driest to Date 1985
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Feb–May 1895
4-Month
18.57"
(471.68mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
103rd Driest Driest to Date 1911
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1929
Jan–May 1895
5-Month
26.15"
(664.21mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
120th Driest Driest to Date 1911
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/