Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
2.24"
(56.90mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-1.37"
(-34.79mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1955
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2009
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
5.82"
(147.83mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1984 1933
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2015
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
6.69"
(169.93mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-2.52"
(-64.00mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1984 2001
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2015
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
14.22"
(361.19mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1984 1939
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2015
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
18.55"
(471.17mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1984 2001
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2015
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
21.36"
(542.54mm)
24.28"
(616.71mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1984 2001
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2015
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
26.98"
(685.29mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1954
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1919
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
28.96"
(735.58mm)
32.54"
(826.52mm)
-3.58"
(-90.94mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1984 1954
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1964
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
30.68"
(779.27mm)
35.88"
(911.35mm)
-5.20"
(-132.08mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1980 1954
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1964
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
35.93"
(912.62mm)
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
-4.23"
(-107.44mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1964
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
40.83"
(1,037.08mm)
44.06"
(1,119.12mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1964
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
47.63"
(1,209.80mm)
47.89"
(1,216.41mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1986 1954
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1964
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
74.20"
(1,884.68mm)
72.17"
(1,833.12mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1986 1954
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1929
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
87.51"
(2,222.75mm)
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
-8.36"
(-212.35mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1981 1955
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1929
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
135.58"
(3,443.73mm)
143.88"
(3,654.55mm)
-8.30"
(-210.82mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1966
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
183.23"
(4,654.04mm)
191.83"
(4,872.48mm)
-8.60"
(-218.44mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1964
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
235.47"
(5,980.94mm)
239.71"
(6,088.63mm)
-4.24"
(-107.69mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1984 1954
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/