Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1951
1-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2015
Nov–Dec 1951
2-Month
8.16"
(207.26mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2015
Oct–Dec 1951
3-Month
9.91"
(251.71mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1950 1933
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2015
Sep–Dec 1951
4-Month
12.74"
(323.60mm)
14.25"
(361.95mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1933
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2018
Aug–Dec 1951
5-Month
16.45"
(417.83mm)
19.53"
(496.06mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2018
Jul–Dec 1951
6-Month
21.73"
(551.94mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1943 2001
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018
Jun–Dec 1951
7-Month
27.46"
(697.48mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1943 1933
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018
May–Dec 1951
8-Month
29.07"
(738.38mm)
33.77"
(857.76mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1943 2007
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018
Apr–Dec 1951
9-Month
32.90"
(835.66mm)
37.31"
(947.67mm)
-4.41"
(-112.01mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1943 2007
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018
Mar–Dec 1951
10-Month
37.02"
(940.31mm)
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1943 2007
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018
Feb–Dec 1951
11-Month
39.12"
(993.65mm)
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
-6.30"
(-160.02mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1943 2007
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018
Jan–Dec 1951
12-Month
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
-8.64"
(-219.45mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1941 2007
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018
Jul 1950–Dec 1951
18-Month
65.16"
(1,655.06mm)
74.53"
(1,893.06mm)
-9.37"
(-238.00mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1941 2001
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1929
Jan 1950–Dec 1951
24-Month
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
98.70"
(2,506.98mm)
-12.79"
(-324.87mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1941 2008
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1929
Jan 1949–Dec 1951
36-Month
138.56"
(3,519.42mm)
148.07"
(3,760.98mm)
-9.51"
(-241.56mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1943 1927
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018
Jan 1948–Dec 1951
48-Month
194.25"
(4,933.95mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1944 1933
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018
Jan 1947–Dec 1951
60-Month
245.86"
(6,244.84mm)
246.73"
(6,266.94mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/