Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1960
1-Month
4.94"
(125.48mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
1.03"
(26.17mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1959 1907
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1937
Dec 1959–Jan 1960
2-Month
8.40"
(213.36mm)
7.60"
(193.04mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1937
Nov 1959–Jan 1960
3-Month
11.04"
(280.42mm)
10.64"
(270.26mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Oct 1959–Jan 1960
4-Month
18.06"
(458.72mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2016
Sep 1959–Jan 1960
5-Month
23.42"
(594.87mm)
18.18"
(461.77mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1959–Jan 1960
6-Month
27.93"
(709.42mm)
23.45"
(595.63mm)
4.48"
(113.79mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1987
Jul 1959–Jan 1960
7-Month
37.07"
(941.58mm)
29.11"
(739.39mm)
7.96"
(202.19mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1959 2008
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1959–Jan 1960
8-Month
40.07"
(1,017.78mm)
33.70"
(855.98mm)
6.37"
(161.80mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
May 1959–Jan 1960
9-Month
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1959 2008
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Apr 1959–Jan 1960
10-Month
48.97"
(1,243.84mm)
41.22"
(1,046.99mm)
7.75"
(196.85mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1959 2008
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Mar 1959–Jan 1960
11-Month
53.89"
(1,368.81mm)
45.52"
(1,156.21mm)
8.37"
(212.60mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1959 2008
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Feb 1959–Jan 1960
12-Month
57.56"
(1,462.02mm)
49.38"
(1,254.25mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1959 2008
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1958–Jan 1960
18-Month
78.50"
(1,993.90mm)
72.72"
(1,847.09mm)
5.78"
(146.81mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1958 1927
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1930
Feb 1958–Jan 1960
24-Month
106.28"
(2,699.51mm)
98.78"
(2,509.01mm)
7.50"
(190.50mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1927
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1930
Feb 1957–Jan 1960
36-Month
160.92"
(4,087.37mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
12.76"
(324.11mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1959 1928
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Feb 1956–Jan 1960
48-Month
210.27"
(5,340.86mm)
197.50"
(5,016.50mm)
12.77"
(324.36mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Feb 1955–Jan 1960
60-Month
258.55"
(6,567.17mm)
246.77"
(6,267.96mm)
11.78"
(299.21mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1959 1935
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/