Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1902
1-Month
2.48"
(62.99mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1976
Apr–May 1902
2-Month
4.71"
(119.63mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-2.21"
(-56.14mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Mar–May 1902
3-Month
8.94"
(227.08mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1985
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2003
Feb–May 1902
4-Month
14.69"
(373.13mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1898 1911
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1929
Jan–May 1902
5-Month
16.55"
(420.37mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1911
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1998
Dec 1901–May 1902
6-Month
21.77"
(552.96mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1898 1911
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1998
Nov 1901–May 1902
7-Month
22.86"
(580.64mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1898 1911
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1998
Oct 1901–May 1902
8-Month
23.85"
(605.79mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-4.36"
(-110.74mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1898 1911
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1998
Sep 1901–May 1902
9-Month
28.55"
(725.17mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-3.86"
(-98.04mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1898 1941
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1998
Aug 1901–May 1902
10-Month
37.49"
(952.25mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1898 1985
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1929
Jul 1901–May 1902
11-Month
41.75"
(1,060.45mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1929
Jun 1901–May 1902
12-Month
48.49"
(1,231.65mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1900 1981
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1929
Dec 1900–May 1902
18-Month
77.56"
(1,970.02mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1901 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1929
Jun 1900–May 1902
24-Month
101.71"
(2,583.43mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1927
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1929
Jun 1899–May 1902
36-Month
148.63"
(3,775.20mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
4.59"
(116.58mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1900 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1998
Jun 1898–May 1902
48-Month
205.55"
(5,220.97mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1901 2002
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jun 1897–May 1902
60-Month
243.97"
(6,196.84mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
4.16"
(105.67mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1900 1957
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/