Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1952
1-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1976
Apr–May 1952
2-Month
6.87"
(174.50mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1901
Mar–May 1952
3-Month
13.82"
(351.03mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1985
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2003
Feb–May 1952
4-Month
18.37"
(466.60mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1929
Jan–May 1952
5-Month
20.73"
(526.54mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Dec 1951–May 1952
6-Month
25.12"
(638.05mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Nov 1951–May 1952
7-Month
28.01"
(711.45mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Oct 1951–May 1952
8-Month
29.23"
(742.44mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Sep 1951–May 1952
9-Month
33.74"
(857.00mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
1.33"
(33.79mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Aug 1951–May 1952
10-Month
37.06"
(941.32mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1951 1985
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1929
Jul 1951–May 1952
11-Month
42.67"
(1,083.82mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1929
Jun 1951–May 1952
12-Month
47.26"
(1,200.40mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1929
Dec 1950–May 1952
18-Month
62.78"
(1,594.61mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-7.78"
(-197.61mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1929
Jun 1950–May 1952
24-Month
86.91"
(2,207.51mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-8.99"
(-228.35mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1927
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1929
Jun 1949–May 1952
36-Month
129.75"
(3,295.65mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-14.29"
(-362.97mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1998
Jun 1948–May 1952
48-Month
181.26"
(4,604.00mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-10.65"
(-270.51mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1943 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1998
Jun 1947–May 1952
60-Month
243.52"
(6,185.41mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
3.71"
(94.24mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
49th 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/