Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1976
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
5.01"
(127.25mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1901
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
7.85"
(199.39mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1941 1985
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2003
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
11.45"
(290.83mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1929
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-6.70"
(-170.18mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
13.96"
(354.58mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-8.62"
(-218.95mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
16.46"
(418.08mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-8.72"
(-221.49mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
19.28"
(489.71mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-8.93"
(-226.82mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
25.34"
(643.64mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-7.07"
(-179.57mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1968 1941
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
27.73"
(704.34mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-9.94"
(-252.48mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1927 1985
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1929
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
30.39"
(771.91mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-12.82"
(-325.62mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1929
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
33.76"
(857.50mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-14.17"
(-359.92mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1981
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1929
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-11.16"
(-283.46mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1929
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
87.21"
(2,215.13mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-8.69"
(-220.73mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1968 1927
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1929
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
135.32"
(3,437.13mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-8.72"
(-221.49mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1957 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
182.29"
(4,630.17mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-9.62"
(-244.34mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1958 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
232.85"
(5,914.39mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-6.96"
(-176.78mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/