Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1949
1-Month
3.48"
(88.39mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1976
Apr–May 1949
2-Month
8.08"
(205.23mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1901
Ties: 1946
Mar–May 1949
3-Month
9.98"
(253.49mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1945 1985
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2003
Feb–May 1949
4-Month
15.08"
(383.03mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1947 1911
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1929
Jan–May 1949
5-Month
17.03"
(432.56mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1945 1911
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Ties: 1999
Dec 1948–May 1949
6-Month
21.55"
(547.37mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1947 1911
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Nov 1948–May 1949
7-Month
30.26"
(768.60mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1947 1911
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Oct 1948–May 1949
8-Month
33.17"
(842.52mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
4.96"
(125.99mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1911
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Sep 1948–May 1949
9-Month
39.09"
(992.89mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
6.68"
(169.68mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Aug 1948–May 1949
10-Month
43.20"
(1,097.28mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
5.53"
(140.46mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1929
Ties: 1937
Jul 1948–May 1949
11-Month
48.68"
(1,236.47mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1929
Jun 1948–May 1949
12-Month
51.51"
(1,308.35mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1929
Dec 1947–May 1949
18-Month
81.68"
(2,074.67mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
11.12"
(282.45mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1929
Jun 1947–May 1949
24-Month
113.77"
(2,889.76mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
17.87"
(453.90mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1948 1927
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1929
Jun 1946–May 1949
36-Month
158.25"
(4,019.55mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
14.21"
(360.93mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Jun 1945–May 1949
48-Month
215.13"
(5,464.30mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
23.22"
(589.79mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jun 1944–May 1949
60-Month
253.28"
(6,433.31mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
13.47"
(342.14mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1948 1957
21st 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 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/