Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1976
Ties: 1931
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
7.85"
(199.39mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1901
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
11.48"
(291.59mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2003
Ties: 1962
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
12.70"
(322.58mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
19.11"
(485.39mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
23.73"
(602.74mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
26.26"
(667.00mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
30.33"
(770.38mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1911
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
34.40"
(873.76mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1976 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Ties: 1944
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
40.25"
(1,022.35mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1929
Ties: 1909
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
46.97"
(1,193.04mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1968 1981
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
68.85"
(1,748.79mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
97.53"
(2,477.26mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1927
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
146.25"
(3,714.75mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
200.97"
(5,104.64mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
9.06"
(230.13mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Ties: 1909
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
251.53"
(6,388.86mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 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/