Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1947
1-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1976
Apr–May 1947
2-Month
7.70"
(195.58mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1901
Mar–May 1947
3-Month
13.11"
(332.99mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1946 1985
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2003
Feb–May 1947
4-Month
13.87"
(352.30mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1945 1911
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1929
Jan–May 1947
5-Month
18.56"
(471.42mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1946 1911
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Dec 1946–May 1947
6-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1945 1911
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Nov 1946–May 1947
7-Month
22.43"
(569.72mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1911
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Oct 1946–May 1947
8-Month
27.42"
(696.47mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1945 1911
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Sep 1946–May 1947
9-Month
29.93"
(760.22mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Aug 1946–May 1947
10-Month
35.44"
(900.18mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1945 1985
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1929
Jul 1946–May 1947
11-Month
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1929
Jun 1946–May 1947
12-Month
44.48"
(1,129.79mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1981
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1929
Dec 1945–May 1947
18-Month
70.00"
(1,778.00mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1929
Jun 1945–May 1947
24-Month
101.36"
(2,574.54mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
5.46"
(138.68mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1946 1927
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Jun 1944–May 1947
36-Month
139.51"
(3,543.55mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-4.53"
(-115.07mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Jun 1943–May 1947
48-Month
189.72"
(4,818.89mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-2.19"
(-55.62mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Jun 1942–May 1947
60-Month
236.03"
(5,995.16mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/