Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2003
1-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1976
Ties: 1979, 2012
Apr–May 2003
2-Month
11.72"
(297.69mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Mar–May 2003
3-Month
19.24"
(488.70mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Feb–May 2003
4-Month
23.38"
(593.85mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1911
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Jan–May 2003
5-Month
25.14"
(638.56mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
6.21"
(157.74mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2002 1911
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Dec 2002–May 2003
6-Month
29.77"
(756.16mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
7.19"
(182.63mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2002 1911
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Nov 2002–May 2003
7-Month
34.19"
(868.43mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
9.01"
(228.86mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2002 1911
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Oct 2002–May 2003
8-Month
38.92"
(988.57mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
10.71"
(272.04mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2002 1911
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Sep 2002–May 2003
9-Month
44.32"
(1,125.73mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
11.91"
(302.52mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Aug 2002–May 2003
10-Month
50.26"
(1,276.60mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
12.59"
(319.78mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1929
Jul 2002–May 2003
11-Month
53.51"
(1,359.15mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1929
Jun 2002–May 2003
12-Month
56.52"
(1,435.61mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
8.59"
(218.19mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2002 1981
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1929
Dec 2001–May 2003
18-Month
73.15"
(1,858.01mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1929
Jun 2001–May 2003
24-Month
92.03"
(2,337.56mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2002 1927
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1929
Jun 2000–May 2003
36-Month
132.14"
(3,356.36mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-11.90"
(-302.26mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Jun 1999–May 2003
48-Month
174.75"
(4,438.65mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-17.16"
(-435.86mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Jun 1998–May 2003
60-Month
215.60"
(5,476.24mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-24.21"
(-614.93mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1989 1957
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 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/