Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1953
1-Month
5.23"
(132.84mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2015
Nov–Dec 1953
2-Month
7.62"
(193.55mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1902
Oct–Dec 1953
3-Month
8.13"
(206.50mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1943 1933
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2015
Sep–Dec 1953
4-Month
13.20"
(335.28mm)
14.25"
(361.95mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1952 1933
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Aug–Dec 1953
5-Month
17.41"
(442.21mm)
19.53"
(496.06mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jul–Dec 1953
6-Month
20.25"
(514.35mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
-4.96"
(-125.98mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1943 2001
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jun–Dec 1953
7-Month
25.90"
(657.86mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
-3.88"
(-98.55mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1933
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
May–Dec 1953
8-Month
29.20"
(741.68mm)
33.77"
(857.76mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1951 2007
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Apr–Dec 1953
9-Month
31.95"
(811.53mm)
37.31"
(947.67mm)
-5.36"
(-136.14mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1943 2007
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Mar–Dec 1953
10-Month
36.40"
(924.56mm)
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
-5.19"
(-131.83mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1941 2007
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Feb–Dec 1953
11-Month
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
-3.91"
(-99.32mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1951 2007
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jan–Dec 1953
12-Month
45.29"
(1,150.37mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
-4.04"
(-102.61mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1951 2007
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jul 1952–Dec 1953
18-Month
69.92"
(1,775.97mm)
74.53"
(1,893.06mm)
-4.61"
(-117.09mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1951 2001
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1929
Jan 1952–Dec 1953
24-Month
94.18"
(2,392.17mm)
98.70"
(2,506.98mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1952 2008
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1929
Jan 1951–Dec 1953
36-Month
134.87"
(3,425.70mm)
148.07"
(3,760.98mm)
-13.20"
(-335.28mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1952 1927
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2018
Jan 1950–Dec 1953
48-Month
180.09"
(4,574.29mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-17.32"
(-439.92mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1943 1933
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jan 1949–Dec 1953
60-Month
232.74"
(5,911.60mm)
246.73"
(6,266.94mm)
-13.99"
(-355.34mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/