Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1961
1-Month
2.70"
(68.58mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1959 1907
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1937
Dec 1960–Jan 1961
2-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
7.60"
(193.04mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1937
Nov 1960–Jan 1961
3-Month
6.28"
(159.51mm)
10.64"
(270.26mm)
-4.36"
(-110.75mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2010
Oct 1960–Jan 1961
4-Month
9.18"
(233.17mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-4.75"
(-120.65mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Sep 1960–Jan 1961
5-Month
14.44"
(366.78mm)
18.18"
(461.77mm)
-3.74"
(-94.99mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Aug 1960–Jan 1961
6-Month
19.67"
(499.62mm)
23.45"
(595.63mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1960–Jan 1961
7-Month
26.65"
(676.91mm)
29.11"
(739.39mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1959 2008
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1960–Jan 1961
8-Month
30.31"
(769.87mm)
33.70"
(855.98mm)
-3.39"
(-86.11mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 1964
May 1960–Jan 1961
9-Month
34.37"
(873.00mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1955 2008
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Apr 1960–Jan 1961
10-Month
37.54"
(953.52mm)
41.22"
(1,046.99mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1955 2008
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Mar 1960–Jan 1961
11-Month
42.07"
(1,068.58mm)
45.52"
(1,156.21mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1955 2008
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Feb 1960–Jan 1961
12-Month
48.02"
(1,219.71mm)
49.38"
(1,254.25mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1955 2008
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Aug 1959–Jan 1961
18-Month
75.95"
(1,929.13mm)
72.72"
(1,847.09mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1927
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1930
Feb 1959–Jan 1961
24-Month
105.58"
(2,681.73mm)
98.78"
(2,509.01mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1959 1927
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1930
Feb 1958–Jan 1961
36-Month
154.30"
(3,919.22mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
6.14"
(155.96mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1959 1928
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Feb 1957–Jan 1961
48-Month
208.94"
(5,307.08mm)
197.50"
(5,016.50mm)
11.44"
(290.58mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Feb 1956–Jan 1961
60-Month
258.29"
(6,560.57mm)
246.77"
(6,267.96mm)
11.52"
(292.61mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1959 1935
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/