Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1980
1-Month
4.14"
(105.16mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1976
Apr–May 1980
2-Month
6.80"
(172.72mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1901
Mar–May 1980
3-Month
16.81"
(426.97mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
5.61"
(142.49mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1985
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2003
Feb–May 1980
4-Month
18.66"
(473.96mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1929
Jan–May 1980
5-Month
23.52"
(597.41mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Dec 1979–May 1980
6-Month
25.64"
(651.26mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
3.06"
(77.73mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Nov 1979–May 1980
7-Month
29.68"
(753.87mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Oct 1979–May 1980
8-Month
31.47"
(799.34mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
3.26"
(82.81mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Sep 1979–May 1980
9-Month
40.41"
(1,026.41mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
8.00"
(203.20mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1979 1941
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Aug 1979–May 1980
10-Month
43.50"
(1,104.90mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
5.83"
(148.08mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1979 1985
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1929
Jul 1979–May 1980
11-Month
49.17"
(1,248.92mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
5.96"
(151.39mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1929
Jun 1979–May 1980
12-Month
53.45"
(1,357.63mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1981
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1929
Dec 1978–May 1980
18-Month
82.41"
(2,093.21mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
11.85"
(300.99mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1929
Jun 1978–May 1980
24-Month
101.56"
(2,579.62mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
5.66"
(143.76mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1927
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1929
Jun 1977–May 1980
36-Month
148.53"
(3,772.66mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
4.49"
(114.04mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Jun 1976–May 1980
48-Month
199.09"
(5,056.89mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
7.18"
(182.38mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Jun 1975–May 1980
60-Month
247.81"
(6,294.37mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
8.00"
(203.20mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 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/