Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2011 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1976
Ties: 1979, 2003
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
8.27"
(210.06mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1941
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1901
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
11.91"
(302.51mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2011 1985
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2003
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
14.14"
(359.16mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2010 1911
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1929
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
16.33"
(414.78mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2011 1911
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1998
Ties: 1977
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
18.28"
(464.31mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2011 1911
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
21.13"
(536.70mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-4.05"
(-102.87mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2011 1911
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
23.38"
(593.85mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
-4.83"
(-122.68mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2011 1911
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
27.65"
(702.31mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-4.76"
(-120.90mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1941
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
31.92"
(810.77mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
-5.75"
(-146.05mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2011 1985
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1929
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
35.81"
(909.57mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
-7.40"
(-187.96mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2008 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1929
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
38.43"
(976.12mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-9.50"
(-241.30mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2008 1981
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1929
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
56.53"
(1,435.86mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
-14.03"
(-356.36mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2008 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1929
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
79.47"
(2,018.54mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
-16.43"
(-417.32mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2002 1927
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1929
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
128.05"
(3,252.47mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-15.99"
(-406.15mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2008 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
175.87"
(4,467.10mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
-16.04"
(-407.41mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2011 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
214.21"
(5,440.93mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
-25.60"
(-650.24mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/