Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1897
1-Month
3.39"
(86.11mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
69th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Nov–Dec 1897
2-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1895 1965
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2015
Oct–Dec 1897
3-Month
9.60"
(243.84mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1896 1933
66th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Sep–Dec 1897
4-Month
11.04"
(280.42mm)
14.25"
(361.95mm)
-3.21"
(-81.53mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1895 1933
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Aug–Dec 1897
5-Month
14.35"
(364.49mm)
19.53"
(496.06mm)
-5.18"
(-131.57mm)
10th Driest Driest to Date 1965
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Jul–Dec 1897
6-Month
20.35"
(516.89mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
-4.86"
(-123.44mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 2001
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Jun–Dec 1897
7-Month
24.33"
(617.98mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
-5.45"
(-138.43mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1895 1933
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
May–Dec 1897
8-Month
28.27"
(718.06mm)
33.77"
(857.76mm)
-5.50"
(-139.70mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 2007
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Apr–Dec 1897
9-Month
31.70"
(805.18mm)
37.31"
(947.67mm)
-5.61"
(-142.49mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 2007
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Mar–Dec 1897
10-Month
37.16"
(943.86mm)
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
-4.43"
(-112.53mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 2007
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Feb–Dec 1897
11-Month
43.00"
(1,092.20mm)
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
40th Driest Driest to Date 2007
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Jan–Dec 1897
12-Month
45.24"
(1,149.10mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
-4.09"
(-103.88mm)
28th Driest Driest to Date 2007
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Jul 1896–Dec 1897
18-Month
70.34"
(1,786.64mm)
74.53"
(1,893.06mm)
-4.19"
(-106.42mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1896 2001
92nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1929
Ties: 1934
Jan 1896–Dec 1897
24-Month
93.01"
(2,362.45mm)
98.70"
(2,506.98mm)
-5.69"
(-144.53mm)
29th Driest Driest to Date 2008
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1929
Jan 1895–Dec 1897
36-Month
142.78"
(3,626.61mm)
148.07"
(3,760.98mm)
-5.29"
(-134.37mm)
37th Driest Driest to Date 1927
86th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018

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/