Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
3.65"
(92.71mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1976
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
10.09"
(256.29mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Ties: 1958
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
15.19"
(385.83mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1985
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2003
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
22.89"
(581.41mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1911
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
30.30"
(769.62mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
35.71"
(907.03mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
40.08"
(1,018.03mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
14.90"
(378.46mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
44.45"
(1,129.03mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
50.08"
(1,272.03mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
17.67"
(448.82mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
52.29"
(1,328.17mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1985
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1929
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
58.98"
(1,498.09mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
15.77"
(400.56mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
64.90"
(1,648.46mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
16.97"
(431.04mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
87.23"
(2,215.64mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
112.26"
(2,851.40mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
16.36"
(415.54mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1927
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1929
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
167.63"
(4,257.80mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
23.59"
(599.18mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
224.55"
(5,703.57mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
32.64"
(829.06mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
262.93"
(6,678.42mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
23.12"
(587.25mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/