Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1961
1-Month
1.65"
(41.91mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1953 2000
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1971
Sep–Oct 1961
2-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1943 1940
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1999
Aug–Oct 1961
3-Month
10.24"
(260.10mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1954 1943
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1999
Jul–Oct 1961
4-Month
14.56"
(369.82mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2018
Jun–Oct 1961
5-Month
21.59"
(548.39mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1906
Ties: 1918
May–Oct 1961
6-Month
26.15"
(664.21mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1901
Apr–Oct 1961
7-Month
30.82"
(782.83mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1957 2007
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1901
Mar–Oct 1961
8-Month
35.13"
(892.30mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1957 2007
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1901
Feb–Oct 1961
9-Month
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1958 1925
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2003
Jan–Oct 1961
10-Month
43.39"
(1,102.11mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1957 2007
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2003
Dec 1960–Oct 1961
11-Month
45.49"
(1,155.45mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1956 1986
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2003
Nov 1960–Oct 1961
12-Month
46.97"
(1,193.04mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
-2.39"
(-60.70mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1956 1951
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2003
May 1960–Oct 1961
18-Month
75.06"
(1,906.52mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1955 1926
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1929
Nov 1959–Oct 1961
24-Month
99.75"
(2,533.65mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1957 1926
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1929
Nov 1958–Oct 1961
36-Month
154.74"
(3,930.40mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
6.64"
(168.66mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1958 1927
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1908
Nov 1957–Oct 1961
48-Month
210.38"
(5,343.65mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
12.96"
(329.18mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1959 1988
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Nov 1956–Oct 1961
60-Month
257.67"
(6,544.82mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
10.92"
(277.37mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1960 1954
23rd 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 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/