Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1955
1-Month
4.15"
(105.41mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1976
Apr–May 1955
2-Month
8.72"
(221.49mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1901
Ties: 1907
Mar–May 1955
3-Month
10.69"
(271.53mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1954 1985
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Feb–May 1955
4-Month
13.44"
(341.38mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1954 1911
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1929
Jan–May 1955
5-Month
17.67"
(448.82mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1954 1911
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1998
Dec 1954–May 1955
6-Month
20.48"
(520.19mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Ties: 1957
Nov 1954–May 1955
7-Month
22.52"
(572.01mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Oct 1954–May 1955
8-Month
25.52"
(648.21mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-2.69"
(-68.32mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1954 1911
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Sep 1954–May 1955
9-Month
27.17"
(690.12mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-5.24"
(-133.09mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Aug 1954–May 1955
10-Month
29.76"
(755.90mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-7.91"
(-200.92mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1951 1985
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1929
Jul 1954–May 1955
11-Month
33.26"
(844.80mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-9.95"
(-252.73mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1929
Jun 1954–May 1955
12-Month
35.00"
(889.00mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-12.93"
(-328.42mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1981
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1929
Dec 1953–May 1955
18-Month
56.38"
(1,432.05mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-14.18"
(-360.17mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1929
Jun 1953–May 1955
24-Month
76.90"
(1,953.26mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-19.00"
(-482.60mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1927 1927
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1929
Jun 1952–May 1955
36-Month
121.66"
(3,090.16mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-22.38"
(-568.46mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Jun 1951–May 1955
48-Month
168.92"
(4,290.57mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-22.99"
(-583.94mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Jun 1950–May 1955
60-Month
208.57"
(5,297.68mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-31.24"
(-793.49mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1957
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 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/