Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1899
1-Month
1.90"
(48.26mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1898 1941
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1976
Apr–May 1899
2-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1901
Mar–May 1899
3-Month
8.74"
(222.00mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1896 1985
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2003
Feb–May 1899
4-Month
16.00"
(406.40mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1898 1911
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1929
Jan–May 1899
5-Month
20.56"
(522.22mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1898 1911
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1998
Dec 1898–May 1899
6-Month
23.16"
(588.26mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1911
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Nov 1898–May 1899
7-Month
27.86"
(707.64mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1911
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Oct 1898–May 1899
8-Month
31.50"
(800.10mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1898 1911
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Sep 1898–May 1899
9-Month
35.53"
(902.46mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1898 1941
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Aug 1898–May 1899
10-Month
44.69"
(1,135.13mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
7.02"
(178.31mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1898 1985
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 1929
Jul 1898–May 1899
11-Month
52.63"
(1,336.80mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
9.42"
(239.27mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 1929
Jun 1898–May 1899
12-Month
56.92"
(1,445.77mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
8.99"
(228.35mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1898 1981
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 1929
Ties: 1995
Dec 1897–May 1899
18-Month
71.52"
(1,816.61mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
0.96"
(24.39mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1929
Ties: 1920
Jun 1897–May 1899
24-Month
95.34"
(2,421.64mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1898 1927
60th Wettest Wettest to Date 1929
Jun 1896–May 1899
36-Month
146.07"
(3,710.18mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
54th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jun 1895–May 1899
48-Month
183.83"
(4,669.28mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-8.08"
(-205.23mm)
37th Driest Driest to Date 2002
86th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Ties: 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/