Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
5.63"
(143.00mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1976
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
8.98"
(228.09mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1901
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
16.41"
(416.81mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2003
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
21.32"
(541.53mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1947 1911
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1929
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
25.26"
(641.60mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
6.33"
(160.78mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1947 1911
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1998
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
30.17"
(766.32mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
7.59"
(192.79mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1947 1911
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1998
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
37.30"
(947.42mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
12.12"
(307.85mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1911
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
41.75"
(1,060.45mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
13.54"
(343.92mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1911
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
46.84"
(1,189.74mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
14.43"
(366.53mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
52.35"
(1,329.69mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
57.54"
(1,461.52mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
14.33"
(363.99mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
62.26"
(1,581.40mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
14.33"
(363.98mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
81.94"
(2,081.28mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
11.38"
(289.06mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
106.74"
(2,711.20mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
10.84"
(275.34mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1947 1927
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1929
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
163.62"
(4,155.95mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1998
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
201.77"
(5,124.96mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
9.86"
(250.45mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1998
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
251.98"
(6,400.29mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
12.17"
(309.12mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/