Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1916
1-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1941
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1976
Apr–May 1916
2-Month
4.26"
(108.20mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-2.66"
(-67.57mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1914 1941
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1901
Mar–May 1916
3-Month
6.24"
(158.50mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-4.96"
(-125.98mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1911 1985
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2003
Feb–May 1916
4-Month
10.08"
(256.03mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-5.02"
(-127.51mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1929
Jan–May 1916
5-Month
11.89"
(302.01mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-7.04"
(-178.81mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Dec 1915–May 1916
6-Month
15.18"
(385.57mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-7.40"
(-187.96mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Nov 1915–May 1916
7-Month
17.59"
(446.79mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-7.59"
(-192.78mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Oct 1915–May 1916
8-Month
22.54"
(572.52mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-5.67"
(-144.01mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Ties: 1907
Sep 1915–May 1916
9-Month
25.11"
(637.79mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-7.30"
(-185.42mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1911 1941
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Aug 1915–May 1916
10-Month
32.51"
(825.75mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-5.16"
(-131.07mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1911 1985
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1929
Jul 1915–May 1916
11-Month
36.04"
(915.42mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-7.17"
(-182.11mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1911 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1929
Jun 1915–May 1916
12-Month
40.71"
(1,034.03mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-7.22"
(-183.39mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1911 1981
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1929
Dec 1914–May 1916
18-Month
66.19"
(1,681.23mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-4.37"
(-110.99mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1914 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1929
Jun 1914–May 1916
24-Month
92.31"
(2,344.67mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-3.59"
(-91.19mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1914 1927
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1929
Jun 1913–May 1916
36-Month
135.92"
(3,452.37mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-8.12"
(-206.25mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1911 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Jun 1912–May 1916
48-Month
183.39"
(4,658.11mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-8.52"
(-216.40mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1907 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Jun 1911–May 1916
60-Month
240.33"
(6,104.38mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1915 1957
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/