Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, February 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1940
1-Month
3.39"
(86.11mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1938 1968
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1899
Jan–Feb 1940
2-Month
6.39"
(162.31mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1938 1898
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Ties: 1965
Dec 1939–Feb 1940
3-Month
8.85"
(224.79mm)
11.43"
(290.32mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1938 1986
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Nov 1939–Feb 1940
4-Month
10.90"
(276.86mm)
14.46"
(367.28mm)
-3.56"
(-90.42mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1938 1951
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2016
Ties: 2008
Oct 1939–Feb 1940
5-Month
13.29"
(337.57mm)
17.76"
(451.10mm)
-4.47"
(-113.53mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2016
Sep 1939–Feb 1940
6-Month
14.77"
(375.16mm)
22.01"
(559.05mm)
-7.24"
(-183.89mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1939–Feb 1940
7-Month
22.20"
(563.88mm)
27.28"
(692.91mm)
-5.08"
(-129.03mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1934 1898
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1917
Jul 1939–Feb 1940
8-Month
30.12"
(765.05mm)
32.94"
(836.68mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1938 2008
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1992
Jun 1939–Feb 1940
9-Month
34.76"
(882.90mm)
37.52"
(953.01mm)
-2.76"
(-70.11mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1939–Feb 1940
10-Month
37.69"
(957.33mm)
41.52"
(1,054.61mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1938 2008
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Apr 1939–Feb 1940
11-Month
41.24"
(1,047.50mm)
45.05"
(1,144.27mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1934 2008
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1939–Feb 1940
12-Month
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
-4.27"
(-108.46mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1938 2008
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Sep 1938–Feb 1940
18-Month
70.66"
(1,794.76mm)
71.27"
(1,810.26mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1935 1942
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1938–Feb 1940
24-Month
100.11"
(2,542.79mm)
98.69"
(2,506.73mm)
1.42"
(36.06mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1939 1927
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Mar 1937–Feb 1940
36-Month
144.42"
(3,668.27mm)
148.13"
(3,762.50mm)
-3.71"
(-94.23mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1928
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1936–Feb 1940
48-Month
203.76"
(5,175.50mm)
197.45"
(5,015.23mm)
6.31"
(160.27mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1935–Feb 1940
60-Month
256.52"
(6,515.61mm)
246.69"
(6,265.93mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1938 1989
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/