Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1939
1-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1907
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Dec 1938–Jan 1939
2-Month
6.76"
(171.70mm)
7.60"
(193.04mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1938 1956
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Ties: 1959, 2009
Nov 1938–Jan 1939
3-Month
10.52"
(267.21mm)
10.64"
(270.26mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2010
Oct 1938–Jan 1939
4-Month
11.99"
(304.55mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2016
Sep 1938–Jan 1939
5-Month
18.05"
(458.47mm)
18.18"
(461.77mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1938–Jan 1939
6-Month
20.77"
(527.56mm)
23.45"
(595.63mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jul 1938–Jan 1939
7-Month
28.51"
(724.15mm)
29.11"
(739.39mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1934 2008
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1938–Jan 1939
8-Month
34.95"
(887.73mm)
33.70"
(855.98mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
May 1938–Jan 1939
9-Month
39.71"
(1,008.63mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
2.02"
(51.30mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1938 2008
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Apr 1938–Jan 1939
10-Month
44.56"
(1,131.82mm)
41.22"
(1,046.99mm)
3.34"
(84.83mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1938 2008
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Mar 1938–Jan 1939
11-Month
47.50"
(1,206.50mm)
45.52"
(1,156.21mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1938 2008
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Feb 1938–Jan 1939
12-Month
48.87"
(1,241.30mm)
49.38"
(1,254.25mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1938 2008
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1937–Jan 1939
18-Month
71.37"
(1,812.80mm)
72.72"
(1,847.09mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1935 1927
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1930
Feb 1937–Jan 1939
24-Month
95.79"
(2,433.07mm)
98.78"
(2,509.01mm)
-2.99"
(-75.94mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1927
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1930
Feb 1936–Jan 1939
36-Month
155.83"
(3,958.08mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1936 1928
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Feb 1935–Jan 1939
48-Month
206.66"
(5,249.16mm)
197.50"
(5,016.50mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Feb 1934–Jan 1939
60-Month
261.06"
(6,630.92mm)
246.77"
(6,267.96mm)
14.29"
(362.96mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/