Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1917
1-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1916 1941
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1976
Ties: 1986
Apr–May 1917
2-Month
6.22"
(157.99mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1916 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1901
Mar–May 1917
3-Month
11.36"
(288.54mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1916 1985
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2003
Feb–May 1917
4-Month
15.28"
(388.11mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1916 1911
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1929
Ties: 1962
Jan–May 1917
5-Month
18.75"
(476.25mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1916 1911
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Dec 1916–May 1917
6-Month
21.09"
(535.69mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1916 1911
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Nov 1916–May 1917
7-Month
22.24"
(564.90mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-2.94"
(-74.67mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1916 1911
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Oct 1916–May 1917
8-Month
24.83"
(630.68mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1916 1911
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Sep 1916–May 1917
9-Month
27.21"
(691.13mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-5.20"
(-132.08mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1916 1941
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Aug 1916–May 1917
10-Month
30.38"
(771.65mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-7.29"
(-185.17mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1911 1985
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1929
Jul 1916–May 1917
11-Month
44.79"
(1,137.67mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
1.58"
(40.14mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1929
Jun 1916–May 1917
12-Month
50.29"
(1,277.37mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
2.36"
(59.95mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1916 1981
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1929
Dec 1915–May 1917
18-Month
65.47"
(1,662.94mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-5.09"
(-129.28mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1911 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1929
Jun 1915–May 1917
24-Month
91.00"
(2,311.40mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1911 1927
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1929
Jun 1914–May 1917
36-Month
142.60"
(3,622.04mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Jun 1913–May 1917
48-Month
186.21"
(4,729.73mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-5.70"
(-144.78mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Jun 1912–May 1917
60-Month
233.68"
(5,935.47mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-6.13"
(-155.70mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1914 1957
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/