Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1947
1-Month
2.32"
(58.93mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1946 1965
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2015
Nov–Dec 1947
2-Month
8.89"
(225.81mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1946 1965
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2015
Oct–Dec 1947
3-Month
13.78"
(350.01mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1946 1933
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2015
Sep–Dec 1947
4-Month
19.81"
(503.17mm)
14.25"
(361.95mm)
5.56"
(141.22mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1946 1933
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Aug–Dec 1947
5-Month
25.08"
(637.03mm)
19.53"
(496.06mm)
5.55"
(140.97mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1946 1965
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jul–Dec 1947
6-Month
30.34"
(770.64mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
5.13"
(130.31mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1946 2001
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jun–Dec 1947
7-Month
34.77"
(883.16mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
4.99"
(126.75mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1946 1933
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
May–Dec 1947
8-Month
37.55"
(953.77mm)
33.77"
(857.76mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1946 2007
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Apr–Dec 1947
9-Month
41.08"
(1,043.43mm)
37.31"
(947.67mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1946 2007
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Mar–Dec 1947
10-Month
44.72"
(1,135.89mm)
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1946 2007
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Feb–Dec 1947
11-Month
45.87"
(1,165.10mm)
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1946 2007
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jan–Dec 1947
12-Month
51.61"
(1,310.89mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1946 2007
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jul 1946–Dec 1947
18-Month
76.68"
(1,947.67mm)
74.53"
(1,893.06mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1944 2001
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1929
Jan 1946–Dec 1947
24-Month
100.77"
(2,559.56mm)
98.70"
(2,506.98mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1944 2008
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1929
Jan 1945–Dec 1947
36-Month
155.11"
(3,939.79mm)
148.07"
(3,760.98mm)
7.04"
(178.81mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1945 1927
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018
Jan 1944–Dec 1947
48-Month
208.00"
(5,283.20mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
10.59"
(268.99mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1946 1933
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Jan 1943–Dec 1947
60-Month
251.21"
(6,380.73mm)
246.73"
(6,266.94mm)
4.48"
(113.79mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2018
Ties: 1906

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/