Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1986
1-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1983 1941
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1976
Ties: 1917
Apr–May 1986
2-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1901
Mar–May 1986
3-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-4.29"
(-108.97mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Feb–May 1986
4-Month
9.20"
(233.68mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-5.90"
(-149.86mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1929
Jan–May 1986
5-Month
10.89"
(276.61mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-8.04"
(-204.21mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Dec 1985–May 1986
6-Month
12.86"
(326.64mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-9.72"
(-246.89mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Nov 1985–May 1986
7-Month
20.48"
(520.19mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1985 1911
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Oct 1985–May 1986
8-Month
24.89"
(632.21mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-3.32"
(-84.32mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1985 1911
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Sep 1985–May 1986
9-Month
25.76"
(654.30mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-6.65"
(-168.91mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Aug 1985–May 1986
10-Month
32.96"
(837.18mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-4.71"
(-119.64mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1929
Jul 1985–May 1986
11-Month
40.53"
(1,029.46mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1929
Jun 1985–May 1986
12-Month
45.26"
(1,149.60mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1929
Dec 1984–May 1986
18-Month
60.47"
(1,535.94mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-10.09"
(-256.28mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1929
Jun 1984–May 1986
24-Month
80.71"
(2,050.03mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-15.19"
(-385.83mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1956 1927
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1929
Jun 1983–May 1986
36-Month
133.51"
(3,391.15mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-10.53"
(-267.47mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1957 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Jun 1982–May 1986
48-Month
188.54"
(4,788.92mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-3.37"
(-85.59mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Jun 1981–May 1986
60-Month
237.05"
(6,021.07mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/