Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
5.03"
(127.76mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1973 1941
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1976
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1901
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2003
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
15.46"
(392.68mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1929
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
20.10"
(510.54mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
25.65"
(651.51mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
26.66"
(677.16mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
28.26"
(717.80mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
32.32"
(820.93mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
37.03"
(940.56mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1929
Ties: 2014
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
41.06"
(1,042.92mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1968 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1929
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
50.56"
(1,284.22mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1929
Ties: 1977
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
80.40"
(2,042.16mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
9.84"
(249.94mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1973 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1929
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
104.09"
(2,643.89mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
8.19"
(208.03mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1927
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1929
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
160.11"
(4,066.79mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
16.07"
(408.17mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1973 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1998
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
209.89"
(5,331.21mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
17.98"
(456.70mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1973 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1998
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
257.34"
(6,536.44mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
17.53"
(445.27mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1973 1957
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 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/