Climate at a Glance

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1988
1-Month
2.40"
(60.96mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1987 2000
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1957
Sep–Oct 1988
2-Month
8.68"
(220.47mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1959
Aug–Oct 1988
3-Month
14.77"
(375.16mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1987 1925
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1928
Jul–Oct 1988
4-Month
18.29"
(464.57mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
0.23"
(5.85mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1987 1925
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1964
Jun–Oct 1988
5-Month
21.04"
(534.42mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1986 1954
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1964
May–Oct 1988
6-Month
23.54"
(597.92mm)
26.32"
(668.53mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1925
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1928
Apr–Oct 1988
7-Month
27.27"
(692.66mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
-2.39"
(-60.70mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1987 1925
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1928
Mar–Oct 1988
8-Month
29.75"
(755.65mm)
33.94"
(862.08mm)
-4.19"
(-106.43mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1928
Feb–Oct 1988
9-Month
31.84"
(808.74mm)
37.84"
(961.14mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1964
Jan–Oct 1988
10-Month
35.68"
(906.27mm)
41.67"
(1,058.42mm)
-5.99"
(-152.15mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1986 1954
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1964
Dec 1987–Oct 1988
11-Month
37.92"
(963.17mm)
45.32"
(1,151.13mm)
-7.40"
(-187.96mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1964
Nov 1987–Oct 1988
12-Month
41.50"
(1,054.10mm)
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
-6.43"
(-163.32mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1964
May 1987–Oct 1988
18-Month
64.64"
(1,641.86mm)
74.26"
(1,886.20mm)
-9.62"
(-244.34mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1981 1954
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1929
Ties: 1934
Nov 1986–Oct 1988
24-Month
92.05"
(2,338.07mm)
95.92"
(2,436.37mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1987 1951
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1929
Nov 1985–Oct 1988
36-Month
132.78"
(3,372.61mm)
143.95"
(3,656.33mm)
-11.17"
(-283.72mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1987 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1966
Nov 1984–Oct 1988
48-Month
174.18"
(4,424.17mm)
191.85"
(4,872.99mm)
-17.67"
(-448.82mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1957 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1965
Nov 1983–Oct 1988
60-Month
230.12"
(5,845.05mm)
239.75"
(6,089.65mm)
-9.63"
(-244.60mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1954
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/