Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1949
1-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-1.46"
(-37.09mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1946 1965
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2015
Nov–Dec 1949
2-Month
5.12"
(130.05mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1946 1965
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2015
Ties: 1943
Oct–Dec 1949
3-Month
8.94"
(227.08mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-1.02"
(-25.90mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1946 1933
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2015
Sep–Dec 1949
4-Month
13.01"
(330.45mm)
14.25"
(361.95mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1946 1933
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Aug–Dec 1949
5-Month
22.03"
(559.56mm)
19.53"
(496.06mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1946 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Jul–Dec 1949
6-Month
28.41"
(721.61mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1946 2001
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Ties: 1957
Jun–Dec 1949
7-Month
34.14"
(867.16mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
4.36"
(110.75mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1948 1933
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2018
May–Dec 1949
8-Month
38.89"
(987.81mm)
33.77"
(857.76mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1948 2007
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Apr–Dec 1949
9-Month
43.31"
(1,100.07mm)
37.31"
(947.67mm)
6.00"
(152.40mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1948 2007
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Mar–Dec 1949
10-Month
46.24"
(1,174.50mm)
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1947 2007
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Feb–Dec 1949
11-Month
49.92"
(1,267.97mm)
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1947 2007
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Jan–Dec 1949
12-Month
52.65"
(1,337.31mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1947 2007
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Jul 1948–Dec 1949
18-Month
82.72"
(2,101.09mm)
74.53"
(1,893.06mm)
8.19"
(208.03mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1947 2001
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1929
Jan 1948–Dec 1949
24-Month
108.34"
(2,751.84mm)
98.70"
(2,506.98mm)
9.64"
(244.86mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1948 2008
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Jan 1947–Dec 1949
36-Month
159.95"
(4,062.73mm)
148.07"
(3,760.98mm)
11.88"
(301.75mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1948 1927
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2018
Jan 1946–Dec 1949
48-Month
209.11"
(5,311.39mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
11.70"
(297.18mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1933
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Jan 1945–Dec 1949
60-Month
263.45"
(6,691.63mm)
246.73"
(6,266.94mm)
16.72"
(424.69mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/