Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
4.42"
(112.27mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1976
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
8.08"
(205.23mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1901
Ties: 1949
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
11.68"
(296.67mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1945 1985
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2003
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
14.63"
(371.60mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1945 1911
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1929
Ties: 1970
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
18.42"
(467.87mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1945 1911
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
25.52"
(648.21mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1945 1911
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
27.04"
(686.82mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1945 1911
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
28.64"
(727.46mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
0.43"
(10.93mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1945 1911
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
40.70"
(1,033.78mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
8.29"
(210.57mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1998
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
46.32"
(1,176.53mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1945 1985
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
52.95"
(1,344.93mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
56.88"
(1,444.75mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1945 1981
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
73.86"
(1,876.04mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
95.03"
(2,413.76mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1945 1927
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1929
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
145.24"
(3,689.10mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
191.55"
(4,865.37mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
244.80"
(6,217.92mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
4.99"
(126.75mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/