Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1976
Ties: 2013
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
6.58"
(167.13mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1935 1941
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1901
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
9.82"
(249.43mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1985
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2003
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
18.27"
(464.06mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1938 1911
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
21.14"
(536.96mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
2.21"
(56.14mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1938 1911
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
23.79"
(604.27mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1938 1911
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
26.49"
(672.85mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1938 1911
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
27.70"
(703.58mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1911
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
32.81"
(833.37mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
35.19"
(893.83mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1938 1985
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
42.17"
(1,071.12mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1938 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
46.94"
(1,192.28mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
63.99"
(1,625.35mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-6.57"
(-166.87mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1929
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
90.41"
(2,296.41mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-5.49"
(-139.45mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1935 1927
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1929
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
142.36"
(3,615.94mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-1.68"
(-42.68mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
196.13"
(4,981.70mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1938 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1998
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
235.46"
(5,980.68mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-4.35"
(-110.49mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
72nd 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/