Climate at a Glance

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1955
1-Month
1.02"
(25.91mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1965
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2015
Nov–Dec 1955
2-Month
3.41"
(86.61mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1933 1965
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2015
Oct–Dec 1955
3-Month
6.07"
(154.18mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-3.89"
(-98.80mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1933 1933
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2015
Sep–Dec 1955
4-Month
13.38"
(339.85mm)
14.25"
(361.95mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1954 1933
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Aug–Dec 1955
5-Month
22.63"
(574.80mm)
19.53"
(496.06mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Jul–Dec 1955
6-Month
28.37"
(720.60mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
3.16"
(80.27mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1954 2001
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2018
Jun–Dec 1955
7-Month
32.06"
(814.32mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1954 1933
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2018
May–Dec 1955
8-Month
35.87"
(911.10mm)
33.77"
(857.76mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2018
Apr–Dec 1955
9-Month
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
37.31"
(947.67mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2018
Mar–Dec 1955
10-Month
43.07"
(1,093.98mm)
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2018
Feb–Dec 1955
11-Month
46.49"
(1,180.85mm)
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2018
Jan–Dec 1955
12-Month
49.15"
(1,248.41mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2018
Ties: 2004
Jul 1954–Dec 1955
18-Month
68.94"
(1,751.08mm)
74.53"
(1,893.06mm)
-5.59"
(-141.98mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1954 2001
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1929
Jan 1954–Dec 1955
24-Month
91.54"
(2,325.12mm)
98.70"
(2,506.98mm)
-7.16"
(-181.86mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1954 2008
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1929
Jan 1953–Dec 1955
36-Month
136.83"
(3,475.48mm)
148.07"
(3,760.98mm)
-11.24"
(-285.50mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1954 1927
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2018
Jan 1952–Dec 1955
48-Month
185.72"
(4,717.29mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-11.69"
(-296.92mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1933
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jan 1951–Dec 1955
60-Month
226.41"
(5,750.81mm)
246.73"
(6,266.94mm)
-20.32"
(-516.13mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/