Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1947
1-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
1.83"
(46.49mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1946 1907
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Dec 1946–Jan 1947
2-Month
7.61"
(193.29mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1945 1956
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1937
Nov 1946–Jan 1947
3-Month
10.50"
(266.70mm)
10.64"
(270.26mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1945 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Oct 1946–Jan 1947
4-Month
13.96"
(354.58mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1945 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Ties: 2000
Sep 1946–Jan 1947
5-Month
18.23"
(463.04mm)
18.18"
(461.77mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1945 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1946–Jan 1947
6-Month
22.82"
(579.63mm)
23.45"
(595.63mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1945 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jul 1946–Jan 1947
7-Month
30.81"
(782.57mm)
29.11"
(739.39mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1945 2008
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1946–Jan 1947
8-Month
34.59"
(878.59mm)
33.70"
(855.98mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1945 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
May 1946–Jan 1947
9-Month
40.15"
(1,019.81mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1945 2008
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Apr 1946–Jan 1947
10-Month
43.99"
(1,117.35mm)
41.22"
(1,046.99mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1945 2008
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Mar 1946–Jan 1947
11-Month
47.02"
(1,194.31mm)
45.52"
(1,156.21mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1945 2008
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Feb 1946–Jan 1947
12-Month
50.71"
(1,288.03mm)
49.38"
(1,254.25mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1944 2008
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1945–Jan 1947
18-Month
81.04"
(2,058.42mm)
72.72"
(1,847.09mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1946 1927
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1930
Feb 1945–Jan 1947
24-Month
107.10"
(2,720.34mm)
98.78"
(2,509.01mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1945 1927
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1930
Feb 1944–Jan 1947
36-Month
158.36"
(4,022.34mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1946 1928
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Feb 1943–Jan 1947
48-Month
200.98"
(5,104.89mm)
197.50"
(5,016.50mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Feb 1942–Jan 1947
60-Month
253.70"
(6,443.98mm)
246.77"
(6,267.96mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1946 1935
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/