Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
2.82"
(71.63mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1976
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1930 1941
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1901
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
7.99"
(202.95mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-3.21"
(-81.53mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1935 1985
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
12.76"
(324.10mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1935 1911
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1929
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
16.24"
(412.50mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-2.69"
(-68.32mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1938 1911
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
18.90"
(480.06mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1911
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
19.97"
(507.24mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-5.21"
(-132.33mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1911
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
20.77"
(527.56mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-7.44"
(-188.97mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1927 1911
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
22.98"
(583.69mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-9.43"
(-239.52mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1927 1941
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
30.43"
(772.92mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-7.24"
(-183.90mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1935 1985
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1929
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
36.30"
(922.02mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-6.91"
(-175.51mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1929
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
40.48"
(1,028.19mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-7.45"
(-189.23mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1935 1981
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1929
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
64.27"
(1,632.46mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-6.29"
(-159.76mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1929
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
87.42"
(2,220.47mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-8.48"
(-215.39mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1935 1927
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1929
Ties: 1928
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
130.89"
(3,324.61mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-13.15"
(-334.01mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
182.84"
(4,644.14mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-9.07"
(-230.37mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
236.61"
(6,009.89mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1939 1957
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/