Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
4.17"
(105.92mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1976
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
7.45"
(189.23mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
14.24"
(361.70mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1970 1985
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2003
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
18.58"
(471.93mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
23.03"
(584.96mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
4.10"
(104.14mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1998
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
26.45"
(671.83mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1998
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
27.83"
(706.88mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1998
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
33.22"
(843.79mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
5.01"
(127.26mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1998
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
35.98"
(913.89mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1998
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
42.34"
(1,075.44mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 1985
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
47.38"
(1,203.45mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
49.78"
(1,264.41mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1981
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1929
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
71.00"
(1,803.40mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1929
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
97.23"
(2,469.64mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1970 1927
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1929
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
146.74"
(3,727.20mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1998
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
189.90"
(4,823.46mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1998
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
232.77"
(5,912.36mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-7.04"
(-178.81mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/