Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
3.76"
(95.50mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1976
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
5.71"
(145.03mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1901
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
10.17"
(258.32mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1951 1985
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
15.80"
(401.32mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1929
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
19.07"
(484.38mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
22.28"
(565.91mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
24.21"
(614.93mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
25.28"
(642.11mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
28.91"
(734.31mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
38.14"
(968.76mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1952 1985
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1929
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
41.53"
(1,054.86mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1929
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
44.76"
(1,136.90mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1929
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
69.88"
(1,774.95mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1929
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
92.02"
(2,337.31mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-3.88"
(-98.55mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1952 1927
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1929
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
131.67"
(3,344.42mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-12.37"
(-314.20mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1998
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
174.51"
(4,432.55mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-17.40"
(-441.96mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
226.02"
(5,740.91mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-13.79"
(-350.26mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 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/