Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1989
1-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1986 1907
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1925
Dec 1988–Jan 1989
2-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
-4.39"
(-111.50mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1925
Nov 1988–Jan 1989
3-Month
5.79"
(147.07mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
-4.29"
(-108.96mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1993
Oct 1988–Jan 1989
4-Month
8.19"
(208.03mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
-4.92"
(-124.96mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2016
Sep 1988–Jan 1989
5-Month
14.47"
(367.54mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-2.84"
(-72.13mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2016
Aug 1988–Jan 1989
6-Month
20.56"
(522.22mm)
22.57"
(573.28mm)
-2.01"
(-51.06mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2016
Jul 1988–Jan 1989
7-Month
24.08"
(611.63mm)
28.11"
(713.99mm)
-4.03"
(-102.36mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2016
Jun 1988–Jan 1989
8-Month
26.83"
(681.48mm)
32.83"
(833.88mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1985 1955
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2016
May 1988–Jan 1989
9-Month
29.33"
(744.98mm)
36.42"
(925.07mm)
-7.09"
(-180.09mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1981 1955
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1925
Apr 1988–Jan 1989
10-Month
33.06"
(839.72mm)
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
-6.73"
(-170.95mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1925
Mar 1988–Jan 1989
11-Month
35.54"
(902.72mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
-8.53"
(-216.66mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1960
Feb 1988–Jan 1989
12-Month
37.63"
(955.80mm)
48.02"
(1,219.71mm)
-10.39"
(-263.91mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1965
Aug 1987–Jan 1989
18-Month
60.02"
(1,524.51mm)
70.55"
(1,791.97mm)
-10.53"
(-267.46mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1957 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1930
Feb 1987–Jan 1989
24-Month
82.30"
(2,090.42mm)
96.03"
(2,439.16mm)
-13.73"
(-348.74mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1957 1927
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1930
Feb 1986–Jan 1989
36-Month
127.29"
(3,233.17mm)
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
-16.75"
(-425.45mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1957 1928
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1930
Feb 1985–Jan 1989
48-Month
173.87"
(4,416.30mm)
191.94"
(4,875.28mm)
-18.07"
(-458.98mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1965
Feb 1984–Jan 1989
60-Month
220.35"
(5,596.89mm)
239.83"
(6,091.68mm)
-19.48"
(-494.79mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/