Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
4.61"
(117.09mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1958 1941
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1976
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
8.11"
(205.99mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
1.19"
(30.22mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1901
Ties: 1936
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
14.45"
(367.03mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1957 1985
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
19.25"
(488.95mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1958 1911
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1929
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
22.46"
(570.48mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1911
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
25.69"
(652.53mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
3.11"
(79.00mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1957 1911
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
26.52"
(673.61mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1957 1911
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
29.05"
(737.87mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1911
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
31.05"
(788.67mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
35.75"
(908.05mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1957 1985
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1929
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
42.22"
(1,072.39mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1957 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1929
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
47.07"
(1,195.58mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1957 1981
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1929
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
72.90"
(1,851.66mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1957 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1929
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
100.67"
(2,557.02mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
4.77"
(121.16mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1958 1927
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1929
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
142.49"
(3,619.25mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1958 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
184.63"
(4,689.60mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-7.28"
(-184.91mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1958 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1998
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
219.63"
(5,578.60mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-20.18"
(-512.57mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 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/