Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1896
1-Month
2.96"
(75.18mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
52nd Driest Driest to Date 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1976
Ties: 1943
Apr–May 1896
2-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
19th Driest Driest to Date 1941
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1901
Mar–May 1896
3-Month
6.62"
(168.15mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-4.58"
(-116.33mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1985
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2003
Feb–May 1896
4-Month
12.47"
(316.74mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
35th Driest Driest to Date 1911
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1929
Jan–May 1896
5-Month
15.59"
(395.99mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-3.34"
(-84.83mm)
31st Driest Driest to Date 1911
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1998
Dec 1895–May 1896
6-Month
18.76"
(476.50mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-3.82"
(-97.03mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1911
93rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1895–May 1896
7-Month
21.24"
(539.50mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-3.94"
(-100.07mm)
31st Driest Driest to Date 1911
94th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1895–May 1896
8-Month
22.36"
(567.94mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-5.85"
(-148.59mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 1911
104th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Sep 1895–May 1896
9-Month
23.91"
(607.31mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-8.50"
(-215.90mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1941
114th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Aug 1895–May 1896
10-Month
30.35"
(770.89mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-7.32"
(-185.93mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1985
108th Wettest Wettest to Date 1929
Jul 1895–May 1896
11-Month
34.45"
(875.03mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-8.76"
(-222.50mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 2002
114th Wettest Wettest to Date 1929
Jun 1895–May 1896
12-Month
37.76"
(959.10mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-10.17"
(-258.32mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1981
117th Wettest Wettest to Date 1929

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/