Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1942
1-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1941 2000
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1971
Sep–Oct 1942
2-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1941 1940
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1999
Aug–Oct 1942
3-Month
17.02"
(432.31mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1941 1943
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1999
Ties: 1898
Jul–Oct 1942
4-Month
22.35"
(567.69mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1941 1925
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2018
Jun–Oct 1942
5-Month
26.94"
(684.28mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1941 1954
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1906
May–Oct 1942
6-Month
31.82"
(808.23mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1941 2007
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1901
Apr–Oct 1942
7-Month
32.87"
(834.90mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1941 2007
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1901
Mar–Oct 1942
8-Month
38.39"
(975.11mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1941 2007
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1901
Feb–Oct 1942
9-Month
41.71"
(1,059.43mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1941 1925
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Ties: 1939
Jan–Oct 1942
10-Month
44.05"
(1,118.87mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1941 2007
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Dec 1941–Oct 1942
11-Month
48.38"
(1,228.85mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Nov 1941–Oct 1942
12-Month
49.55"
(1,258.57mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1941 1951
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
May 1941–Oct 1942
18-Month
71.68"
(1,820.67mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
-4.73"
(-120.14mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1926
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1929
Nov 1940–Oct 1942
24-Month
89.81"
(2,281.17mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
-8.92"
(-226.57mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1941 1926
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1929
Nov 1939–Oct 1942
36-Month
131.01"
(3,327.65mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-17.09"
(-434.09mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1932 1927
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1908
Nov 1938–Oct 1942
48-Month
183.24"
(4,654.30mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
-14.18"
(-360.17mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1941 1988
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Nov 1937–Oct 1942
60-Month
229.79"
(5,836.67mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
-16.96"
(-430.78mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1934 1954
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/