Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, March 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1987
1-Month
5.25"
(133.35mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1986 2004
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1980
Feb–Mar 1987
2-Month
10.15"
(257.81mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1986 1938
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1944
Jan–Mar 1987
3-Month
16.95"
(430.53mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
4.94"
(125.48mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1986 1938
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1998
Dec 1986–Mar 1987
4-Month
20.91"
(531.11mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1986 1938
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Nov 1986–Mar 1987
5-Month
25.69"
(652.53mm)
18.27"
(464.06mm)
7.42"
(188.47mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Ties: 1912
Oct 1986–Mar 1987
6-Month
29.81"
(757.17mm)
21.29"
(540.77mm)
8.52"
(216.40mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1986 1918
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2016
Sep 1986–Mar 1987
7-Month
31.60"
(802.64mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
6.11"
(155.19mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2016
Aug 1986–Mar 1987
8-Month
40.53"
(1,029.46mm)
30.75"
(781.05mm)
9.78"
(248.41mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2016
Jul 1986–Mar 1987
9-Month
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
36.29"
(921.77mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1986 1955
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1965
Jun 1986–Mar 1987
10-Month
45.94"
(1,166.88mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
4.93"
(125.23mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1986 1955
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1965
May 1986–Mar 1987
11-Month
48.88"
(1,241.55mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1986 1955
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1929
Apr 1986–Mar 1987
12-Month
49.66"
(1,261.36mm)
47.97"
(1,218.44mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1986 1955
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1929
Oct 1985–Mar 1987
18-Month
70.83"
(1,799.08mm)
69.29"
(1,759.97mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1986 1955
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1965
Apr 1985–Mar 1987
24-Month
95.53"
(2,426.46mm)
95.93"
(2,436.62mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1986 1955
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1930
Apr 1984–Mar 1987
36-Month
137.40"
(3,489.96mm)
144.02"
(3,658.11mm)
-6.62"
(-168.15mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1930
Apr 1983–Mar 1987
48-Month
186.08"
(4,726.43mm)
191.88"
(4,873.75mm)
-5.80"
(-147.32mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Apr 1982–Mar 1987
60-Month
242.81"
(6,167.37mm)
239.76"
(6,089.90mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1966

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/