Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1953
1-Month
0.51"
(12.95mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
-2.76"
(-70.11mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2000
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1971
Sep–Oct 1953
2-Month
5.58"
(141.73mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1952 1940
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1999
Aug–Oct 1953
3-Month
9.79"
(248.67mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1951 1943
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1999
Jul–Oct 1953
4-Month
12.63"
(320.80mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
-5.88"
(-149.35mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1930 1925
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jun–Oct 1953
5-Month
18.28"
(464.31mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
-4.81"
(-122.18mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1933 1954
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1906
May–Oct 1953
6-Month
21.58"
(548.13mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-5.50"
(-139.70mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1951 2007
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1901
Apr–Oct 1953
7-Month
24.33"
(617.98mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
-6.28"
(-159.51mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1930 2007
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1901
Mar–Oct 1953
8-Month
28.78"
(731.01mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-6.12"
(-155.45mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1933 2007
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1901
Feb–Oct 1953
9-Month
33.89"
(860.81mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
-4.84"
(-122.93mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Jan–Oct 1953
10-Month
37.67"
(956.82mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
-4.96"
(-125.98mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1951 2007
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Dec 1952–Oct 1953
11-Month
40.90"
(1,038.86mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
-5.43"
(-137.92mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Nov 1952–Oct 1953
12-Month
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
-4.33"
(-109.98mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1951
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
May 1952–Oct 1953
18-Month
68.85"
(1,748.79mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
-7.56"
(-192.02mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1951 1926
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1929
Nov 1951–Oct 1953
24-Month
94.72"
(2,405.89mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
-4.01"
(-101.85mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1952 1926
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1929
Nov 1950–Oct 1953
36-Month
132.03"
(3,353.56mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-16.07"
(-408.18mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1942 1927
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1908
Nov 1949–Oct 1953
48-Month
177.59"
(4,510.79mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
-19.83"
(-503.68mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1943 1988
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Nov 1948–Oct 1953
60-Month
238.57"
(6,059.68mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
-8.18"
(-207.77mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1945 1954
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/