Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1900
1-Month
2.40"
(60.96mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1899 1941
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1976
Apr–May 1900
2-Month
8.10"
(205.74mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1899 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1901
Mar–May 1900
3-Month
12.52"
(318.01mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1899 1985
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2003
Ties: 1976
Feb–May 1900
4-Month
18.24"
(463.30mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1899 1911
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1929
Jan–May 1900
5-Month
20.71"
(526.03mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1899 1911
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1998
Dec 1899–May 1900
6-Month
23.26"
(590.80mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1899 1911
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Nov 1899–May 1900
7-Month
25.83"
(656.08mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1911
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Oct 1899–May 1900
8-Month
30.80"
(782.32mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1898 1911
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Sep 1899–May 1900
9-Month
33.55"
(852.17mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1898 1941
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Aug 1899–May 1900
10-Month
39.30"
(998.22mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1898 1985
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1929
Jul 1899–May 1900
11-Month
43.15"
(1,096.01mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1929
Jun 1899–May 1900
12-Month
46.92"
(1,191.77mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1981
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1929
Dec 1898–May 1900
18-Month
70.08"
(1,780.03mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1929
Jun 1898–May 1900
24-Month
103.84"
(2,637.54mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1899 1927
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 1929
Jun 1897–May 1900
36-Month
142.26"
(3,613.40mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-1.78"
(-45.22mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Jun 1896–May 1900
48-Month
192.99"
(4,901.95mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
1.08"
(27.44mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1899 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jun 1895–May 1900
60-Month
230.75"
(5,861.05mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-9.06"
(-230.12mm)
38th Driest Driest to Date 1957
83rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

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/