Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1921
1-Month
5.22"
(132.59mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1920 1941
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1976
Apr–May 1921
2-Month
7.79"
(197.87mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1920 1941
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1901
Mar–May 1921
3-Month
10.11"
(256.79mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1919 1985
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2003
Feb–May 1921
4-Month
14.27"
(362.46mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1918 1911
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1929
Jan–May 1921
5-Month
17.78"
(451.61mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1911
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1998
Dec 1920–May 1921
6-Month
21.81"
(553.97mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1918 1911
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1998
Nov 1920–May 1921
7-Month
25.43"
(645.92mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1920 1911
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1998
Oct 1920–May 1921
8-Month
26.25"
(666.75mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1911
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1998
Sep 1920–May 1921
9-Month
31.65"
(803.91mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1920 1941
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1998
Aug 1920–May 1921
10-Month
39.92"
(1,013.97mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1920 1985
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1929
Ties: 1925
Jul 1920–May 1921
11-Month
45.27"
(1,149.86mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
2.06"
(52.33mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1920 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1929
Jun 1920–May 1921
12-Month
48.68"
(1,236.47mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1920 1981
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1929
Dec 1919–May 1921
18-Month
72.55"
(1,842.77mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1920 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1929
Jun 1919–May 1921
24-Month
96.53"
(2,451.86mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1920 1927
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1929
Jun 1918–May 1921
36-Month
143.58"
(3,646.93mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1920 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1998
Jun 1917–May 1921
48-Month
184.57"
(4,688.08mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-7.34"
(-186.43mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1919 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1998
Jun 1916–May 1921
60-Month
234.86"
(5,965.44mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1920 1957
74th 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 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/