Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
3.31"
(84.07mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1965 1941
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1976
Ties: 1906
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
4.98"
(126.49mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
11.58"
(294.13mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1968 1985
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2003
Ties: 1905
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
14.63"
(371.60mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1929
Ties: 1946
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
17.37"
(441.20mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
21.22"
(538.99mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
23.95"
(608.33mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
25.70"
(652.78mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
30.54"
(775.72mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-1.87"
(-47.49mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
38.10"
(967.74mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
42.51"
(1,079.75mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1968 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1929
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
47.45"
(1,205.23mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1968 1981
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1929
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
70.53"
(1,791.46mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1929
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
96.96"
(2,462.78mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1927
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1929
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
140.12"
(3,559.05mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1998
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
182.99"
(4,647.95mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-8.92"
(-226.56mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1958 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
233.89"
(5,940.81mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-5.92"
(-150.36mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/