Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1960
1-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1976
Apr–May 1960
2-Month
5.16"
(131.06mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1901
Mar–May 1960
3-Month
9.87"
(250.70mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1985
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2003
Feb–May 1960
4-Month
15.94"
(404.88mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1957 1911
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1929
Jan–May 1960
5-Month
21.88"
(555.75mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1957 1911
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1998
Dec 1959–May 1960
6-Month
24.99"
(634.75mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
2.41"
(61.22mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1957 1911
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1998
Nov 1959–May 1960
7-Month
26.29"
(667.77mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1957 1911
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1998
Ties: 2013
Oct 1959–May 1960
8-Month
34.56"
(877.82mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1959 1911
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Sep 1959–May 1960
9-Month
43.41"
(1,102.61mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Aug 1959–May 1960
10-Month
48.15"
(1,223.01mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1959 1985
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1929
Jul 1959–May 1960
11-Month
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
13.88"
(352.56mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1929
Jun 1959–May 1960
12-Month
60.28"
(1,531.11mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
12.35"
(313.69mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1929
Dec 1958–May 1960
18-Month
85.97"
(2,183.64mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
15.41"
(391.42mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Jun 1958–May 1960
24-Month
107.35"
(2,726.69mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
11.45"
(290.83mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1959 1927
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1929
Jun 1957–May 1960
36-Month
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
16.91"
(429.51mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Jun 1956–May 1960
48-Month
202.77"
(5,150.36mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
10.86"
(275.85mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Jun 1955–May 1960
60-Month
244.91"
(6,220.71mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 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/