Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2002
1-Month
3.49"
(88.65mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1976
Ties: 1968, 1992
Apr–May 2002
2-Month
5.33"
(135.38mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1901
Mar–May 2002
3-Month
9.61"
(244.09mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2000 1985
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2003
Feb–May 2002
4-Month
11.67"
(296.42mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-3.43"
(-87.12mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2000 1911
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1929
Jan–May 2002
5-Month
15.16"
(385.06mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2001 1911
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Dec 2001–May 2002
6-Month
16.63"
(422.40mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-5.95"
(-151.13mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2001 1911
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Nov 2001–May 2002
7-Month
17.61"
(447.29mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-7.57"
(-192.28mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1985 1911
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Oct 2001–May 2002
8-Month
18.49"
(469.65mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-9.72"
(-246.88mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1985 1911
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Sep 2001–May 2002
9-Month
22.21"
(564.13mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-10.20"
(-259.08mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Aug 2001–May 2002
10-Month
24.87"
(631.70mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-12.80"
(-325.12mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1929
Jul 2001–May 2002
11-Month
30.11"
(764.79mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-13.10"
(-332.74mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1929
Jun 2001–May 2002
12-Month
35.51"
(901.95mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-12.42"
(-315.47mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1929
Dec 2000–May 2002
18-Month
51.75"
(1,314.45mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-18.81"
(-477.77mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1929
Jun 2000–May 2002
24-Month
75.62"
(1,920.75mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-20.28"
(-515.11mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1927 1927
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1929
Jun 1999–May 2002
36-Month
118.23"
(3,003.04mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-25.81"
(-655.58mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Jun 1998–May 2002
48-Month
159.08"
(4,040.63mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-32.83"
(-833.88mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Jun 1997–May 2002
60-Month
223.98"
(5,689.09mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-15.83"
(-402.08mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1989 1957
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/