Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
6.00"
(152.40mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1976
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
8.45"
(214.63mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1901
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
13.04"
(331.22mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1956 1985
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
15.70"
(398.78mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1955 1911
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1929
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
18.17"
(461.52mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1956 1911
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1998
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
20.48"
(520.19mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1956 1911
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Ties: 1955
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
21.57"
(547.88mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-3.61"
(-91.69mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1956 1911
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
24.47"
(621.54mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-3.74"
(-94.99mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1956 1911
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Ties: 2007
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
30.33"
(770.38mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
34.18"
(868.17mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-3.49"
(-88.65mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1956 1985
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1929
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
38.56"
(979.42mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1929
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-6.11"
(-155.19mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1929
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
60.49"
(1,536.45mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-10.07"
(-255.77mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1929
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
83.96"
(2,132.58mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-11.94"
(-303.28mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1956 1927
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1929
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
118.96"
(3,021.58mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-25.08"
(-637.04mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1998
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
160.86"
(4,085.84mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-31.05"
(-788.67mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1998
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
205.62"
(5,222.75mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-34.19"
(-868.42mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1957
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/