Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
4.32"
(109.73mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1976
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
5.68"
(144.27mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1901
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
12.86"
(326.64mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1941 1985
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2003
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
16.58"
(421.13mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1929
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
19.20"
(487.68mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
26.37"
(669.80mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
27.47"
(697.74mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
29.48"
(748.79mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Ties: 1897
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
30.98"
(786.89mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
35.65"
(905.51mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1941 1985
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
43.89"
(1,114.81mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
0.68"
(17.28mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
53.25"
(1,352.55mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
5.32"
(135.13mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1941 1981
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1929
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
66.73"
(1,694.94mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1929
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-6.03"
(-153.16mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1941 1927
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1929
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
130.35"
(3,310.89mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-13.69"
(-347.73mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1998
Ties: 1987
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
177.29"
(4,503.17mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-14.62"
(-371.34mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1998
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
220.76"
(5,607.30mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-19.05"
(-483.87mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/