Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
2.50"
(63.50mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1987 1941
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1976
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
6.23"
(158.24mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
8.71"
(221.23mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2003
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
10.80"
(274.32mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1929
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-4.29"
(-108.96mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
16.88"
(428.75mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-5.70"
(-144.78mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
20.46"
(519.68mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-4.72"
(-119.89mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1985 1911
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
21.33"
(541.78mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-6.88"
(-174.75mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1985 1911
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
28.86"
(733.04mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
33.19"
(843.03mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-4.48"
(-113.79mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1929
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
36.00"
(914.40mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-7.21"
(-183.13mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1929
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
41.62"
(1,057.15mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-6.31"
(-160.27mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1929
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
66.23"
(1,682.24mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-4.33"
(-109.98mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1987 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1929
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
91.26"
(2,318.00mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-4.64"
(-117.86mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1927
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1929
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
136.52"
(3,467.61mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-7.52"
(-191.01mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1987 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
171.97"
(4,368.04mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-19.94"
(-506.47mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1957 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
224.77"
(5,709.16mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-15.04"
(-382.01mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/