Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1950
1-Month
4.36"
(110.74mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1976
Ties: 1907
Apr–May 1950
2-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1901
Mar–May 1950
3-Month
9.93"
(252.22mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1945 1985
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2003
Feb–May 1950
4-Month
11.20"
(284.48mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1929
Jan–May 1950
5-Month
13.15"
(334.01mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-5.78"
(-146.81mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Dec 1949–May 1950
6-Month
14.96"
(379.98mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-7.62"
(-193.55mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Nov 1949–May 1950
7-Month
16.98"
(431.29mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-8.20"
(-208.28mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Oct 1949–May 1950
8-Month
19.90"
(505.46mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-8.31"
(-211.07mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Sep 1949–May 1950
9-Month
23.50"
(596.90mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-8.91"
(-226.31mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Aug 1949–May 1950
10-Month
33.60"
(853.44mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1945 1985
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1929
Jul 1949–May 1950
11-Month
38.31"
(973.07mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1929
Jun 1949–May 1950
12-Month
42.84"
(1,088.14mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-5.09"
(-129.28mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1945 1981
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1929
Ties: 1989
Dec 1948–May 1950
18-Month
64.39"
(1,635.51mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-6.17"
(-156.71mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1929
Jun 1948–May 1950
24-Month
94.35"
(2,396.49mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1945 1927
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1929
Jun 1947–May 1950
36-Month
156.61"
(3,977.89mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
12.57"
(319.27mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Jun 1946–May 1950
48-Month
201.09"
(5,107.69mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
9.18"
(233.18mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Jun 1945–May 1950
60-Month
257.97"
(6,552.44mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
18.16"
(461.27mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1949 1957
11th 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 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/