Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
1.98"
(50.29mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1976
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
3.70"
(93.98mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1901
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
8.95"
(227.33mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
13.85"
(351.79mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1929
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
20.65"
(524.51mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
24.61"
(625.09mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
29.39"
(746.51mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
4.21"
(106.94mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
33.51"
(851.15mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
35.30"
(896.62mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Ties: 1972
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
44.23"
(1,123.44mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
6.56"
(166.62mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1929
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
47.22"
(1,199.39mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
4.01"
(101.86mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1929
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
49.64"
(1,260.86mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1929
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
62.50"
(1,587.50mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-8.06"
(-204.72mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1929
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
94.90"
(2,410.46mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1986 1927
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1929
Ties: 1920
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
130.35"
(3,310.89mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-13.69"
(-347.73mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1957 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Ties: 1942
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
183.15"
(4,652.01mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-8.76"
(-222.50mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
238.18"
(6,049.77mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
60th 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 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/