Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
6.16"
(156.46mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1976
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
7.19"
(182.63mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1901
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
10.58"
(268.73mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1968 1985
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
14.52"
(368.81mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1929
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
20.23"
(513.84mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
22.90"
(581.66mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
25.57"
(649.48mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
32.44"
(823.98mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
4.23"
(107.45mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
35.30"
(896.62mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Ties: 1987
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
43.29"
(1,099.57mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
51.15"
(1,299.21mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
56.02"
(1,422.91mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
82.47"
(2,094.74mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
11.91"
(302.52mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
105.80"
(2,687.32mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1927
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1929
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
153.25"
(3,892.55mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1998
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
202.76"
(5,150.10mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1998
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
245.92"
(6,246.37mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
6.11"
(155.20mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
38th 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 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/