CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - After an extremely dry January kicked off the new year, precipitation has come back with a vengeance in a record-setting month.
According to Meteorologist Justin Lock, the 1.87" of rainfall that dropped on Charleston by 1:15 p.m. Tuesday brought the month's grand total to 10.46", an all-time record.
This month's rainfall surpasses the previous high of 10.17" recorded by the National Weather Service in 1998.
Those two months dwarf the third-wettest February, 7.5" in 1940.
A bit more rain is expected, so it could be a while before we see a wetter February than that of 2013.