Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1989
1-Month
3.64"
(92.46mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1976
Apr–May 1989
2-Month
8.16"
(207.26mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
1.24"
(31.49mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Mar–May 1989
3-Month
12.88"
(327.15mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1985
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Feb–May 1989
4-Month
16.01"
(406.65mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1911
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1929
Jan–May 1989
5-Month
18.22"
(462.79mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1988 1911
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Dec 1988–May 1989
6-Month
19.10"
(485.14mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1988 1911
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Nov 1988–May 1989
7-Month
21.80"
(553.72mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1988 1911
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Oct 1988–May 1989
8-Month
24.20"
(614.68mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-4.01"
(-101.85mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1988 1911
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Sep 1988–May 1989
9-Month
30.48"
(774.19mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Aug 1988–May 1989
10-Month
36.57"
(928.88mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1988 1985
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1929
Jul 1988–May 1989
11-Month
40.09"
(1,018.29mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-3.12"
(-79.24mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1988 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1929
Jun 1988–May 1989
12-Month
42.84"
(1,088.14mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-5.09"
(-129.28mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1988 1981
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1929
Ties: 1950
Dec 1987–May 1989
18-Month
59.72"
(1,516.89mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-10.84"
(-275.33mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1929
Jun 1987–May 1989
24-Month
84.46"
(2,145.28mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-11.44"
(-290.58mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1986 1927
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1929
Jun 1986–May 1989
36-Month
134.10"
(3,406.14mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-9.94"
(-252.48mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1987 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1998
Jun 1985–May 1989
48-Month
179.36"
(4,555.74mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-12.55"
(-318.77mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1988 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Jun 1984–May 1989
60-Month
214.81"
(5,456.17mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-25.00"
(-635.00mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 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/