Has it been raining every weekend? Short answer: YES

Weekend have been wet in the Midlands so far for 2023
Published: May. 2, 2023 at 6:12 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Have you noticed our wet weekends lately? We have had rain for most weekends so far this year!


It has been wet this year so far, in fact, our surplus for the Columbia Metro Airport for 2023 is 5.67″!


But have you noticed we’ve seen rain for most of our weekends this year? For Columbia, we have seen 12 wet weekends out of 17!

The past 2 months have been above average as well.


For the Midlands, we’ve had rain for the last 10 consecutive weekends. This includes Sumter and Orangeburg recording stations. Get this! We are expecting some rain chances for this weekend with a 40% chance Saturday and 20% chance for Sunday, the first weekend of May.

Here’s a list of our wet weekends:

April 29-30: 1.3″

April 22-23: 0.0″ CAE but 0.23″ in Sumter and 0.01″ in Orangeburg

April 15-16: 0.01″

April 8-9: 2.11″

April 1-2: 0.22″

March 25-26: 1.83″

March 18-19: 0.05″

March 10-11: 0.63″

March 4-5: 0.0 at CAE but 0.01″ in Orangeburg

February 25-26: 0.27″

February 18-19: 0.0″

February 11-12: 2.31″

February 4-5: 0.0″

January 28-29: 0.38″

January 21-22: 2.42″

January 14-15: 0.0″

January 7-8: Trace

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