Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2005
1-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2004 1941
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1976
Apr–May 2005
2-Month
6.51"
(165.35mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2004 1941
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1901
Ties: 1945
Mar–May 2005
3-Month
11.38"
(289.05mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2004 1985
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Feb–May 2005
4-Month
15.20"
(386.08mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2004 1911
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1929
Jan–May 2005
5-Month
17.22"
(437.39mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2004 1911
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Dec 2004–May 2005
6-Month
19.42"
(493.27mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2004 1911
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Nov 2004–May 2005
7-Month
22.34"
(567.44mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-2.84"
(-72.13mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1911
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Oct 2004–May 2005
8-Month
23.77"
(603.76mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-4.44"
(-112.77mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2004 1911
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Sep 2004–May 2005
9-Month
32.03"
(813.56mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2004 1941
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Aug 2004–May 2005
10-Month
39.02"
(991.11mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2004 1985
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1929
Jul 2004–May 2005
11-Month
43.98"
(1,117.09mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1929
Jun 2004–May 2005
12-Month
50.33"
(1,278.38mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2004 1981
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1929
Dec 2003–May 2005
18-Month
65.64"
(1,667.26mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-4.92"
(-124.96mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1929
Jun 2003–May 2005
24-Month
93.12"
(2,365.25mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2003 1927
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1929
Jun 2002–May 2005
36-Month
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1998
Jun 2001–May 2005
48-Month
185.15"
(4,702.81mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-6.76"
(-171.70mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Jun 2000–May 2005
60-Month
225.26"
(5,721.60mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-14.55"
(-369.57mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
94th 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 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/