Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1948
1-Month
3.00"
(76.20mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1945 2000
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1971
Sep–Oct 1948
2-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1943 1940
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1999
Aug–Oct 1948
3-Month
11.87"
(301.50mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1943
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1999
Jul–Oct 1948
4-Month
16.62"
(422.15mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2018
Jun–Oct 1948
5-Month
20.23"
(513.84mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
-2.86"
(-72.65mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1954
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1906
May–Oct 1948
6-Month
25.11"
(637.79mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1943 2007
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1901
Apr–Oct 1948
7-Month
28.05"
(712.47mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1943 2007
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1901
Ties: 1912
Mar–Oct 1948
8-Month
33.02"
(838.71mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1943 2007
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1901
Feb–Oct 1948
9-Month
37.88"
(962.15mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1947 1925
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Jan–Oct 1948
10-Month
42.24"
(1,072.90mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1943 2007
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2003
Dec 1947–Oct 1948
11-Month
44.56"
(1,131.82mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1986
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2003
Nov 1947–Oct 1948
12-Month
51.13"
(1,298.70mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1947 1951
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
May 1947–Oct 1948
18-Month
79.79"
(2,026.67mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
3.38"
(85.86mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1947 1926
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1929
Nov 1946–Oct 1948
24-Month
98.61"
(2,504.69mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1944 1926
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1929
Nov 1945–Oct 1948
36-Month
152.36"
(3,869.94mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
4.26"
(108.20mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1947 1927
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1908
Nov 1944–Oct 1948
48-Month
203.35"
(5,165.09mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1988
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Nov 1943–Oct 1948
60-Month
255.36"
(6,486.14mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
8.61"
(218.69mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1954
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/