Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
0.83"
(21.08mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1976
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
3.91"
(99.31mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-3.01"
(-76.46mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1901
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
8.58"
(217.93mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1941 1985
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2003
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
10.15"
(257.81mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1929
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
11.51"
(292.35mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-7.42"
(-188.47mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
15.52"
(394.21mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-7.06"
(-179.32mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1950 1911
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
16.73"
(424.94mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-8.45"
(-214.63mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
20.24"
(514.10mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-7.97"
(-202.43mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1950 1911
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
25.60"
(650.24mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-6.81"
(-172.97mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1950 1941
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
29.19"
(741.43mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-8.48"
(-215.39mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1927 1985
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1929
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
36.47"
(926.34mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-6.74"
(-171.19mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1929
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
39.65"
(1,007.11mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-8.28"
(-210.31mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1945 1981
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1929
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
54.61"
(1,387.09mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-15.95"
(-405.13mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1929
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
82.49"
(2,095.25mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-13.41"
(-340.61mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1941 1927
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1929
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
134.00"
(3,403.60mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-10.04"
(-255.02mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
196.26"
(4,985.00mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
240.74"
(6,114.80mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
0.93"
(23.63mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/