Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1987
1-Month
6.80"
(172.72mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1986 1907
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1925
Dec 1986–Jan 1987
2-Month
10.76"
(273.30mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1925
Nov 1986–Jan 1987
3-Month
15.54"
(394.72mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
5.46"
(138.69mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1986 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1993
Oct 1986–Jan 1987
4-Month
19.66"
(499.36mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
6.55"
(166.37mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1986 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2016
Sep 1986–Jan 1987
5-Month
21.45"
(544.83mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2016
Aug 1986–Jan 1987
6-Month
30.38"
(771.65mm)
22.57"
(573.28mm)
7.81"
(198.37mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Jul 1986–Jan 1987
7-Month
33.37"
(847.60mm)
28.11"
(713.99mm)
5.26"
(133.61mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2016
Jun 1986–Jan 1987
8-Month
35.79"
(909.07mm)
32.83"
(833.88mm)
2.96"
(75.19mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1985 1955
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2016
May 1986–Jan 1987
9-Month
38.73"
(983.74mm)
36.42"
(925.07mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1955
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1925
Apr 1986–Jan 1987
10-Month
39.51"
(1,003.55mm)
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1925
Mar 1986–Jan 1987
11-Month
42.70"
(1,084.58mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1986 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1960
Feb 1986–Jan 1987
12-Month
44.99"
(1,142.75mm)
48.02"
(1,219.71mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1982 1955
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1965
Aug 1985–Jan 1987
18-Month
68.75"
(1,746.25mm)
70.55"
(1,791.97mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1930
Feb 1985–Jan 1987
24-Month
91.57"
(2,325.88mm)
96.03"
(2,439.16mm)
-4.46"
(-113.28mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1982 1927
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1930
Ties: 2011
Feb 1984–Jan 1987
36-Month
138.05"
(3,506.47mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-5.99"
(-152.15mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1928
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1930
Ties: 1945
Feb 1983–Jan 1987
48-Month
190.14"
(4,829.56mm)
191.94"
(4,875.28mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1965
Feb 1982–Jan 1987
60-Month
239.58"
(6,085.33mm)
239.83"
(6,091.68mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1986 1956
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/