Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1897
1-Month
2.54"
(64.52mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
35th Driest Driest to Date 1941
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1976
Ties: 2006
Apr–May 1897
2-Month
5.87"
(149.10mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1901
Mar–May 1897
3-Month
10.46"
(265.68mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1896 1985
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2003
Feb–May 1897
4-Month
18.09"
(459.49mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1896 1911
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1929
Jan–May 1897
5-Month
20.47"
(519.94mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1896 1911
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1998
Dec 1896–May 1897
6-Month
24.14"
(613.16mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1896 1911
44th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1896–May 1897
7-Month
28.10"
(713.74mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1896 1911
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1896–May 1897
8-Month
29.48"
(748.79mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1896 1911
46th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Ties: 1942
Sep 1896–May 1897
9-Month
32.67"
(829.82mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
55th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Aug 1896–May 1897
10-Month
35.97"
(913.64mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1985
73rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1929
Jul 1896–May 1897
11-Month
44.99"
(1,142.75mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
1.78"
(45.22mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
44th Wettest Wettest to Date 1929
Jun 1896–May 1897
12-Month
50.73"
(1,288.54mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1896 1981
41st Wettest Wettest to Date 1929
Dec 1895–May 1897
18-Month
69.49"
(1,765.05mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-1.07"
(-27.17mm)
59th Driest Driest to Date 2002
65th Wettest Wettest to Date 1929
Jun 1895–May 1897
24-Month
88.49"
(2,247.65mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-7.41"
(-188.21mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1927
92nd 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 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/