Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
2.43"
(61.72mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1994 1941
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1976
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
7.22"
(183.39mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1901
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
10.48"
(266.19mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
15.03"
(381.76mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1996 1911
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1929
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
19.27"
(489.46mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1996 1911
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1998
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
22.33"
(567.18mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1996 1911
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
24.79"
(629.67mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1911
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
28.37"
(720.60mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1994 1911
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
33.97"
(862.84mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
39.38"
(1,000.25mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1985
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1929
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
44.27"
(1,124.46mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1929
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
47.36"
(1,202.94mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1994 1981
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1929
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
67.44"
(1,712.98mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-3.12"
(-79.24mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1929
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
102.73"
(2,609.34mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
6.83"
(173.48mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1995 1927
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1929
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
159.65"
(4,055.11mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
15.61"
(396.49mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1998
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
198.03"
(5,029.96mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
6.12"
(155.45mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1994 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
256.90"
(6,525.26mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
17.09"
(434.09mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1957
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 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/