Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
3.00"
(76.20mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1907
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1937
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
5.46"
(138.68mm)
7.60"
(193.04mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1938 1956
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1937
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
7.51"
(190.75mm)
10.64"
(270.26mm)
-3.13"
(-79.51mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
9.90"
(251.46mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-4.03"
(-102.36mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2016
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
11.38"
(289.05mm)
18.18"
(461.77mm)
-6.80"
(-172.72mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
18.81"
(477.77mm)
23.45"
(595.63mm)
-4.64"
(-117.86mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
26.73"
(678.94mm)
29.11"
(739.39mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1934 2008
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
31.37"
(796.80mm)
33.70"
(855.98mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
34.30"
(871.22mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
-3.39"
(-86.11mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1934 2008
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
37.85"
(961.39mm)
41.22"
(1,046.99mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1934 2008
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
41.69"
(1,058.93mm)
45.52"
(1,156.21mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1934 2008
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
49.22"
(1,250.19mm)
49.38"
(1,254.25mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1939 2008
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
69.99"
(1,777.75mm)
72.72"
(1,847.09mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1935 1927
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1930
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
98.09"
(2,491.49mm)
98.78"
(2,509.01mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1927
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1930
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
145.01"
(3,683.25mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1936 1928
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
205.05"
(5,208.27mm)
197.50"
(5,016.50mm)
7.55"
(191.77mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
255.88"
(6,499.35mm)
246.77"
(6,267.96mm)
9.11"
(231.39mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020

Citing This Page

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