Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1944
1-Month
2.09"
(53.09mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1976
Apr–May 1944
2-Month
6.94"
(176.28mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1943 1941
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1901
Mar–May 1944
3-Month
15.72"
(399.29mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1943 1985
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2003
Feb–May 1944
4-Month
21.51"
(546.35mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1943 1911
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Jan–May 1944
5-Month
25.16"
(639.06mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1943 1911
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1998
Dec 1943–May 1944
6-Month
29.22"
(742.19mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
6.64"
(168.66mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1943 1911
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1998
Nov 1943–May 1944
7-Month
31.02"
(787.91mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
5.84"
(148.34mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1943 1911
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1998
Oct 1943–May 1944
8-Month
31.29"
(794.77mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
3.08"
(78.24mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1943 1911
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Sep 1943–May 1944
9-Month
34.40"
(873.76mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1943 1941
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Ties: 1978
Aug 1943–May 1944
10-Month
38.51"
(978.15mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1943 1985
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Jul 1943–May 1944
11-Month
45.88"
(1,165.35mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Jun 1943–May 1944
12-Month
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1943 1981
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1929
Dec 1942–May 1944
18-Month
73.14"
(1,857.76mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
2.58"
(65.54mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Jun 1942–May 1944
24-Month
96.52"
(2,451.61mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1942 1927
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1929
Jun 1941–May 1944
36-Month
149.77"
(3,804.16mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1998
Jun 1940–May 1944
48-Month
186.39"
(4,734.31mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-5.52"
(-140.20mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Jun 1939–May 1944
60-Month
226.87"
(5,762.50mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-12.94"
(-328.67mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1943 1957
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/