Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1897
1-Month
3.45"
(87.63mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1896 2000
59th Wettest Wettest to Date 1971
Sep–Oct 1897
2-Month
4.89"
(124.21mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-2.67"
(-67.81mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1895 1940
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1999
Aug–Oct 1897
3-Month
8.20"
(208.28mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-4.64"
(-117.86mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1943
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1999
Jul–Oct 1897
4-Month
14.20"
(360.68mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
-4.31"
(-109.47mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1925
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Jun–Oct 1897
5-Month
18.18"
(461.77mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
-4.91"
(-124.72mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1895 1954
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1906
May–Oct 1897
6-Month
22.12"
(561.85mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-4.96"
(-125.98mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 2007
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1901
Apr–Oct 1897
7-Month
25.55"
(648.97mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
-5.06"
(-128.52mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 2007
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1901
Mar–Oct 1897
8-Month
31.01"
(787.65mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-3.89"
(-98.81mm)
26th Driest Driest to Date 2007
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1901
Feb–Oct 1897
9-Month
36.85"
(935.99mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
46th Driest Driest to Date 1925
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2003
Jan–Oct 1897
10-Month
39.09"
(992.89mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
-3.54"
(-89.91mm)
33rd Driest Driest to Date 2007
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2003
Dec 1896–Oct 1897
11-Month
41.69"
(1,058.93mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
-4.64"
(-117.85mm)
26th Driest Driest to Date 1986
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2003
Nov 1896–Oct 1897
12-Month
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
-2.97"
(-75.43mm)
40th Driest Driest to Date 1951
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2003
May 1896–Oct 1897
18-Month
73.73"
(1,872.74mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1926
82nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1929
Nov 1895–Oct 1897
24-Month
92.79"
(2,356.87mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
-5.94"
(-150.87mm)
28th Driest Driest to Date 1926
96th Wettest Wettest to Date 1929

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/