Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1909

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1909
1-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1908 1941
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1976
Apr–May 1909
2-Month
7.73"
(196.34mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1908 1941
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1901
Mar–May 1909
3-Month
12.53"
(318.26mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1908 1985
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2003
Feb–May 1909
4-Month
16.91"
(429.51mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1907 1911
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1929
Jan–May 1909
5-Month
18.48"
(469.39mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1907 1911
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1998
Dec 1908–May 1909
6-Month
21.53"
(546.86mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1907 1911
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1998
Nov 1908–May 1909
7-Month
23.12"
(587.25mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1907 1911
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1998
Oct 1908–May 1909
8-Month
27.48"
(697.99mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1907 1911
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1998
Sep 1908–May 1909
9-Month
30.60"
(777.24mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1907 1941
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1998
Ties: 2013
Aug 1908–May 1909
10-Month
40.25"
(1,022.35mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1907 1985
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1929
Ties: 1978
Jul 1908–May 1909
11-Month
46.04"
(1,169.42mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
2.83"
(71.89mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1907 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1929
Jun 1908–May 1909
12-Month
51.12"
(1,298.45mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1907 1981
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1929
Dec 1907–May 1909
18-Month
79.04"
(2,007.62mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
8.48"
(215.40mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1908 2002
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 1929
Jun 1907–May 1909
24-Month
105.86"
(2,688.84mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1908 1927
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 1929
Jun 1906–May 1909
36-Month
156.01"
(3,962.65mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
11.97"
(304.03mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1908 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1998
Jun 1905–May 1909
48-Month
200.97"
(5,104.64mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
9.06"
(230.13mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1908 2002
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1998
Ties: 1978
Jun 1904–May 1909
60-Month
246.21"
(6,253.73mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1908 1957
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1999
Ties: 1901

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/