Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, March 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1961
1-Month
4.31"
(109.47mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1958 2006
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1980
Feb–Mar 1961
2-Month
9.87"
(250.70mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
1.76"
(44.71mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1959 2006
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1899
Ties: 1913
Jan–Mar 1961
3-Month
12.57"
(319.28mm)
12.02"
(305.31mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1959 1986
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Dec 1960–Mar 1961
4-Month
14.67"
(372.62mm)
15.72"
(399.29mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1956 1986
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Nov 1960–Mar 1961
5-Month
16.15"
(410.21mm)
18.75"
(476.25mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1956 1918
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Oct 1960–Mar 1961
6-Month
19.05"
(483.87mm)
22.05"
(560.07mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1956 1918
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Sep 1960–Mar 1961
7-Month
24.31"
(617.47mm)
26.30"
(668.02mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Aug 1960–Mar 1961
8-Month
29.54"
(750.32mm)
31.56"
(801.62mm)
-2.02"
(-51.30mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1898
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1960–Mar 1961
9-Month
36.52"
(927.61mm)
37.22"
(945.39mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1960–Mar 1961
10-Month
40.18"
(1,020.57mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
May 1960–Mar 1961
11-Month
44.24"
(1,123.70mm)
45.80"
(1,163.32mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1959 2008
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Apr 1960–Mar 1961
12-Month
47.41"
(1,204.21mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1955 2008
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Oct 1959–Mar 1961
18-Month
75.95"
(1,929.13mm)
71.41"
(1,813.81mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Apr 1959–Mar 1961
24-Month
106.86"
(2,714.24mm)
98.64"
(2,505.46mm)
8.22"
(208.78mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1959 1927
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Apr 1958–Mar 1961
36-Month
156.23"
(3,968.24mm)
148.09"
(3,761.49mm)
8.14"
(206.75mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1959 1928
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Apr 1957–Mar 1961
48-Month
210.00"
(5,334.00mm)
197.40"
(5,013.96mm)
12.60"
(320.04mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Apr 1956–Mar 1961
60-Month
258.78"
(6,573.01mm)
246.65"
(6,264.91mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1928
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/