Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1976
1-Month
7.42"
(188.47mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1975 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1976
Apr–May 1976
2-Month
8.20"
(208.28mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1974 1941
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1901
Mar–May 1976
3-Month
12.52"
(318.01mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1974 1985
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
Ties: 1900
Feb–May 1976
4-Month
13.93"
(353.82mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1929
Jan–May 1976
5-Month
17.38"
(441.45mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Dec 1975–May 1976
6-Month
21.58"
(548.13mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Nov 1975–May 1976
7-Month
24.17"
(613.92mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Oct 1975–May 1976
8-Month
26.42"
(671.07mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Sep 1975–May 1976
9-Month
32.55"
(826.77mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1974 1941
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Aug 1975–May 1976
10-Month
35.89"
(911.61mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1968 1985
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1929
Jul 1975–May 1976
11-Month
44.72"
(1,135.89mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1929
Jun 1975–May 1976
12-Month
48.72"
(1,237.49mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1981
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1929
Dec 1974–May 1976
18-Month
80.54"
(2,045.72mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
9.98"
(253.50mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1975 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1929
Jun 1974–May 1976
24-Month
103.44"
(2,627.38mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
7.54"
(191.52mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1927
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1929
Jun 1973–May 1976
36-Month
154.00"
(3,911.60mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Ties: 1977
Jun 1972–May 1976
48-Month
207.53"
(5,271.26mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
15.62"
(396.75mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1973 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Jun 1971–May 1976
60-Month
263.55"
(6,694.17mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
23.74"
(603.00mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1974 1957
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/