Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
4.00"
(101.60mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1976
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
10.35"
(262.89mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1901
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1985
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2003
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
13.14"
(333.76mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1911
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
14.55"
(369.57mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-4.38"
(-111.25mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1911
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-5.53"
(-140.46mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1935 1911
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
19.72"
(500.89mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-5.46"
(-138.68mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1935 1911
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
23.84"
(605.54mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-4.37"
(-110.99mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1911
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Ties: 1914
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
27.05"
(687.07mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-5.36"
(-136.14mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1935 1941
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
33.39"
(848.11mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-4.28"
(-108.71mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1935 1985
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
38.44"
(976.38mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-4.77"
(-121.15mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
43.47"
(1,104.14mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-4.46"
(-113.28mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1935 1981
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
69.87"
(1,774.70mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
95.42"
(2,423.67mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1936 1927
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Ties: 1958
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
149.19"
(3,789.43mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
5.15"
(130.81mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1998
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
188.52"
(4,788.41mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-3.39"
(-86.10mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1998
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
228.69"
(5,808.73mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-11.12"
(-282.44mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1936 1957
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/