Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
2.69"
(68.33mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1976
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1901
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
10.09"
(256.29mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1954 1985
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2003
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
16.10"
(408.94mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1955 1911
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1929
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
17.84"
(453.14mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1955 1911
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1998
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
18.67"
(474.22mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-3.91"
(-99.31mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
20.96"
(532.38mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-4.22"
(-107.19mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
23.42"
(594.87mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-4.79"
(-121.66mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1954 1911
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
28.34"
(719.84mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-4.07"
(-103.37mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
32.68"
(830.07mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-4.99"
(-126.75mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1929
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
38.66"
(981.96mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1929
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
42.14"
(1,070.36mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-5.79"
(-147.06mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1929
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
62.62"
(1,590.55mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-7.94"
(-201.67mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1929
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
77.14"
(1,959.36mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-18.76"
(-476.50mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1955 1927
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1929
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
119.04"
(3,023.62mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-25.00"
(-635.00mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
163.80"
(4,160.52mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-28.11"
(-713.99mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
211.06"
(5,360.92mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-28.75"
(-730.25mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1955 1957
117th 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 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/