Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1955
1-Month
2.66"
(67.56mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1953 2000
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1971
Sep–Oct 1955
2-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
2.41"
(61.22mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1954 1940
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1999
Aug–Oct 1955
3-Month
19.22"
(488.19mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
6.38"
(162.05mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1954 1943
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1999
Jul–Oct 1955
4-Month
24.96"
(633.98mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jun–Oct 1955
5-Month
28.65"
(727.71mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
5.56"
(141.22mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1906
May–Oct 1955
6-Month
32.46"
(824.48mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1901
Ties: 1910
Apr–Oct 1955
7-Month
36.14"
(917.96mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
5.53"
(140.47mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1901
Mar–Oct 1955
8-Month
39.66"
(1,007.36mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
4.76"
(120.90mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1901
Feb–Oct 1955
9-Month
43.08"
(1,094.23mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2003
Jan–Oct 1955
10-Month
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
3.11"
(79.00mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2003
Dec 1954–Oct 1955
11-Month
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1954 1986
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2003
Nov 1954–Oct 1955
12-Month
52.17"
(1,325.12mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
2.81"
(71.38mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1954 1951
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2003
May 1954–Oct 1955
18-Month
71.81"
(1,823.97mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
-4.60"
(-116.84mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1926
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1929
Nov 1953–Oct 1955
24-Month
95.75"
(2,432.05mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
-2.98"
(-75.69mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1954 1926
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1929
Nov 1952–Oct 1955
36-Month
140.78"
(3,575.81mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-7.32"
(-185.93mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1954 1927
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1908
Nov 1951–Oct 1955
48-Month
190.47"
(4,837.94mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
-6.95"
(-176.53mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1954 1988
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Nov 1950–Oct 1955
60-Month
227.78"
(5,785.61mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
-18.97"
(-481.84mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/