Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1988
1-Month
3.84"
(97.54mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1907
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1925
Dec 1987–Jan 1988
2-Month
6.08"
(154.43mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1925
Nov 1987–Jan 1988
3-Month
9.66"
(245.36mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Oct 1987–Jan 1988
4-Month
10.53"
(267.46mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2016
Sep 1987–Jan 1988
5-Month
18.06"
(458.72mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2016
Aug 1987–Jan 1988
6-Month
22.39"
(568.71mm)
22.57"
(573.28mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2016
Jul 1987–Jan 1988
7-Month
25.20"
(640.08mm)
28.11"
(713.99mm)
-2.91"
(-73.91mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2016
Jun 1987–Jan 1988
8-Month
30.82"
(782.83mm)
32.83"
(833.88mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1985 1955
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2016
May 1987–Jan 1988
9-Month
32.80"
(833.12mm)
36.42"
(925.07mm)
-3.62"
(-91.95mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1985 1955
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1925
Apr 1987–Jan 1988
10-Month
34.52"
(876.81mm)
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
-5.27"
(-133.86mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1925
Mar 1987–Jan 1988
11-Month
39.77"
(1,010.16mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1960
Feb 1987–Jan 1988
12-Month
44.67"
(1,134.62mm)
48.02"
(1,219.71mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1981 1955
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1965
Aug 1986–Jan 1988
18-Month
75.05"
(1,906.27mm)
70.55"
(1,791.97mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1987 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1930
Feb 1986–Jan 1988
24-Month
89.66"
(2,277.36mm)
96.03"
(2,439.16mm)
-6.37"
(-161.80mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1982 1927
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1930
Feb 1985–Jan 1988
36-Month
136.24"
(3,460.50mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-7.80"
(-198.12mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1983 1928
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1930
Feb 1984–Jan 1988
48-Month
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
191.94"
(4,875.28mm)
-9.22"
(-234.19mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1965
Feb 1983–Jan 1988
60-Month
234.81"
(5,964.17mm)
239.83"
(6,091.68mm)
-5.02"
(-127.51mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1985 1956
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/