Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1948
1-Month
4.83"
(122.68mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2015
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
13.45"
(341.63mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
16.45"
(417.83mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
6.49"
(164.85mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1947 1933
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2015
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
20.76"
(527.30mm)
14.25"
(361.95mm)
6.51"
(165.35mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1947 1933
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
25.32"
(643.13mm)
19.53"
(496.06mm)
5.79"
(147.07mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
30.07"
(763.78mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
4.86"
(123.45mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1946 2001
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2018
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
33.68"
(855.47mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1946 1933
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2018
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
38.56"
(979.42mm)
33.77"
(857.76mm)
4.79"
(121.66mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1947 2007
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
41.50"
(1,054.10mm)
37.31"
(947.67mm)
4.19"
(106.43mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1947 2007
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Ties: 1907
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
46.47"
(1,180.34mm)
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
4.88"
(123.95mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1947 2007
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
51.33"
(1,303.78mm)
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1947 2007
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
55.69"
(1,414.53mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
6.36"
(161.55mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1947 2007
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2018
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
86.03"
(2,185.16mm)
74.53"
(1,893.06mm)
11.50"
(292.10mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1947 2001
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
107.30"
(2,725.42mm)
98.70"
(2,506.98mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1947 2008
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
156.46"
(3,974.08mm)
148.07"
(3,760.98mm)
8.39"
(213.10mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1947 1927
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
210.80"
(5,354.32mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
13.39"
(340.11mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1947 1933
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
263.69"
(6,697.73mm)
246.73"
(6,266.94mm)
16.96"
(430.79mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/