Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2004
1-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1976
Ties: 1977
Apr–May 2004
2-Month
4.91"
(124.71mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-2.01"
(-51.06mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1901
Mar–May 2004
3-Month
5.83"
(148.08mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-5.37"
(-136.40mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Feb–May 2004
4-Month
10.97"
(278.64mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-4.13"
(-104.90mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2000 1911
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1929
Jan–May 2004
5-Month
12.74"
(323.60mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-6.19"
(-157.22mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Dec 2003–May 2004
6-Month
15.31"
(388.87mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-7.27"
(-184.66mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Nov 2003–May 2004
7-Month
16.91"
(429.51mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-8.27"
(-210.06mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1985 1911
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Oct 2003–May 2004
8-Month
20.44"
(519.18mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-7.77"
(-197.35mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2002 1911
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Sep 2003–May 2004
9-Month
23.42"
(594.87mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-8.99"
(-228.34mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Aug 2003–May 2004
10-Month
28.03"
(711.96mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-9.64"
(-244.86mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1929
Jul 2003–May 2004
11-Month
36.40"
(924.56mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-6.81"
(-172.97mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1929
Jun 2003–May 2004
12-Month
42.79"
(1,086.87mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-5.14"
(-130.55mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1981
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1929
Dec 2002–May 2004
18-Month
72.56"
(1,843.02mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1929
Jun 2002–May 2004
24-Month
99.31"
(2,522.47mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1927
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1929
Jun 2001–May 2004
36-Month
134.82"
(3,424.43mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-9.22"
(-234.19mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Jun 2000–May 2004
48-Month
174.93"
(4,443.22mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-16.98"
(-431.29mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Jun 1999–May 2004
60-Month
217.54"
(5,525.52mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-22.27"
(-565.65mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2003 1957
111th 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 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/