Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1898
1-Month
1.35"
(34.29mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1941
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1976
Apr–May 1898
2-Month
6.19"
(157.23mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1901
Mar–May 1898
3-Month
9.47"
(240.54mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1896 1985
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2003
Feb–May 1898
4-Month
10.34"
(262.64mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-4.76"
(-120.90mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1911
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1929
Jan–May 1898
5-Month
12.18"
(309.37mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-6.75"
(-171.45mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1911
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Dec 1897–May 1898
6-Month
14.60"
(370.84mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-7.98"
(-202.69mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1911
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Nov 1897–May 1898
7-Month
16.64"
(422.66mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-8.54"
(-216.91mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1911
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Oct 1897–May 1898
8-Month
20.04"
(509.02mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-8.17"
(-207.51mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 1911
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Sep 1897–May 1898
9-Month
22.97"
(583.44mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-9.44"
(-239.77mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1941
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Aug 1897–May 1898
10-Month
27.45"
(697.23mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-10.22"
(-259.59mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1985
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1929
Jul 1897–May 1898
11-Month
33.21"
(843.53mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-10.00"
(-254.00mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1929
Jun 1897–May 1898
12-Month
38.42"
(975.87mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-9.51"
(-241.55mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1896 1981
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1929
Dec 1896–May 1898
18-Month
62.56"
(1,589.02mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-8.00"
(-203.20mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1929
Jun 1896–May 1898
24-Month
89.15"
(2,264.41mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-6.75"
(-171.45mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1927
91st Wettest Wettest to Date 1929
Jun 1895–May 1898
36-Month
126.91"
(3,223.51mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-17.13"
(-435.11mm)
10th Driest Driest to Date 2002
113th 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 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/