Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1985
1-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1983 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1976
Apr–May 1985
2-Month
4.33"
(109.98mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Mar–May 1985
3-Month
5.35"
(135.89mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-5.85"
(-148.59mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1985
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Feb–May 1985
4-Month
10.52"
(267.21mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-4.58"
(-116.33mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1929
Jan–May 1985
5-Month
13.70"
(347.98mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-5.23"
(-132.84mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1981 1911
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Dec 1984–May 1985
6-Month
15.21"
(386.33mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-7.37"
(-187.20mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1981 1911
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Nov 1984–May 1985
7-Month
16.62"
(422.15mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-8.56"
(-217.42mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1911
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Oct 1984–May 1985
8-Month
18.44"
(468.38mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-9.77"
(-248.15mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Sep 1984–May 1985
9-Month
20.54"
(521.72mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-11.87"
(-301.49mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Aug 1984–May 1985
10-Month
23.99"
(609.35mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-13.68"
(-347.47mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1985
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1929
Jul 1984–May 1985
11-Month
32.35"
(821.69mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-10.86"
(-275.84mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1929
Jun 1984–May 1985
12-Month
35.45"
(900.43mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-12.48"
(-316.99mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1929
Dec 1983–May 1985
18-Month
68.12"
(1,730.25mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-2.44"
(-61.97mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1929
Jun 1983–May 1985
24-Month
88.25"
(2,241.55mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-7.65"
(-194.31mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1982 1927
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1929
Jun 1982–May 1985
36-Month
143.28"
(3,639.31mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1983 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Jun 1981–May 1985
48-Month
191.79"
(4,871.47mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-0.12"
(-3.04mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1984 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Jun 1980–May 1985
60-Month
225.55"
(5,728.97mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-14.26"
(-362.20mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/