Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of January 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 2020

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2020
1-Month
6.64"
(168.66mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
3.06"
(77.73mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1976
Apr–May 2020
2-Month
11.78"
(299.21mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
4.86"
(123.44mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Mar–May 2020
3-Month
16.04"
(407.42mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2019 1985
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Feb–May 2020
4-Month
23.22"
(589.79mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
8.12"
(206.25mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1929
Jan–May 2020
5-Month
27.34"
(694.44mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
8.41"
(213.62mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Dec 2019–May 2020
6-Month
34.27"
(870.46mm)
22.58"
(573.53mm)
11.69"
(296.93mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Nov 2019–May 2020
7-Month
37.75"
(958.85mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Oct 2019–May 2020
8-Month
41.76"
(1,060.70mm)
28.21"
(716.53mm)
13.55"
(344.17mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Sep 2019–May 2020
9-Month
43.95"
(1,116.33mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
11.54"
(293.12mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Aug 2019–May 2020
10-Month
48.78"
(1,239.01mm)
37.67"
(956.82mm)
11.11"
(282.19mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2019 1985
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
Jul 2019–May 2020
11-Month
52.69"
(1,338.33mm)
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
9.48"
(240.80mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2019 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
Jun 2019–May 2020
12-Month
58.63"
(1,489.20mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
10.70"
(271.78mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2019 1981
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
Dec 2018–May 2020
18-Month
81.35"
(2,066.29mm)
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
10.79"
(274.07mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2019 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
Jun 2018–May 2020
24-Month
111.83"
(2,840.48mm)
95.90"
(2,435.86mm)
15.93"
(404.62mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2019 1927
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1929
Jun 2017–May 2020
36-Month
157.98"
(4,012.69mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
13.94"
(354.07mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2019 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Jun 2016–May 2020
48-Month
205.81"
(5,227.57mm)
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
13.90"
(353.06mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1998
Jun 2015–May 2020
60-Month
267.25"
(6,788.15mm)
239.81"
(6,091.17mm)
27.44"
(696.98mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/