Don't be fooled -- it's been raining, yes, but the drought is far from over.
Weekend rain may have dropped 1.5 inches at your house, but that doesn't mean everyone else was as fortunate.
Sunday's showers, heavy at times but overall spotty, produced less than a half-inch of rain at the Rock Hill/York County Airport -- .37 inches, to be exact.
Based on those numbers, it would take roughly 30 times the amount of rain we saw Sunday to wipe out the region's drought. Not likely to happen, forecasters say.
"It would take the remnants of a tropical storm or hurricane to give us that rain in ... a one- or two-day period," said Patrick Moore, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service.
According to Accuweather, another forecasting service, the area has received 2.36 inches of rain in July. That's actually about 1.5 inches above normal for this time of the month. But the area is still around 11 inches below the normal rainfall for the year.
"It's very, very difficult to break that during the summer because the nature of the precipitation we get ... are scattered showers and thunderstorms," Moore said. "Not everybody gets the same amount of rain. A couple of people get lucky and end up with a lot of rain, but a lot of people don't."
With no tropical storms in the immediate forecast, forecasters say scattered showers are all we can hope for.
And the rain looks to be over for at least the rest of the week, according to the National Weather Service. Dry days with highs in the upper 80s and lower 90s are expected through the weekend.