Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
2.01"
(51.05mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1976
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
5.92"
(150.37mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1960 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1901
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
11.48"
(291.59mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1985
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2003
Ties: 1978
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
15.28"
(388.11mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1955 1911
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1929
Ties: 1917
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
20.62"
(523.75mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1957 1911
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
24.87"
(631.70mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1957 1911
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
27.01"
(686.05mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1961 1911
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
27.79"
(705.87mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-0.42"
(-10.66mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1911
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
29.73"
(755.14mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
37.36"
(948.94mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1959 1985
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1929
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
42.39"
(1,076.71mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-0.82"
(-20.82mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1929
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
48.50"
(1,231.90mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1929
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
74.21"
(1,884.93mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1929
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
98.98"
(2,514.09mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1958 1927
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1929
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
159.26"
(4,045.20mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
15.22"
(386.58mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
206.33"
(5,240.78mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
259.93"
(6,602.22mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
20.12"
(511.05mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1961 1957
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

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