Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1961
1-Month
5.07"
(128.78mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1960 1965
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2015
Nov–Dec 1961
2-Month
7.89"
(200.41mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1965
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2015
Oct–Dec 1961
3-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-0.42"
(-10.66mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1960 1933
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Sep–Dec 1961
4-Month
11.47"
(291.34mm)
14.25"
(361.95mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1933
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2018
Aug–Dec 1961
5-Month
18.13"
(460.50mm)
19.53"
(496.06mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1960 1965
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Jul–Dec 1961
6-Month
22.45"
(570.23mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1954 2001
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2018
Jun–Dec 1961
7-Month
29.48"
(748.79mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1933
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 2011
May–Dec 1961
8-Month
34.04"
(864.62mm)
33.77"
(857.76mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1960 2007
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Apr–Dec 1961
9-Month
38.71"
(983.23mm)
37.31"
(947.67mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1960 2007
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Mar–Dec 1961
10-Month
43.02"
(1,092.71mm)
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1960 2007
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Feb–Dec 1961
11-Month
48.58"
(1,233.93mm)
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
3.16"
(80.26mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1960 2007
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Jan–Dec 1961
12-Month
51.28"
(1,302.51mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1960 2007
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Jul 1960–Dec 1961
18-Month
75.23"
(1,910.84mm)
74.53"
(1,893.06mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1955 2001
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1929
Jan 1960–Dec 1961
24-Month
101.54"
(2,579.12mm)
98.70"
(2,506.98mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1956 2008
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1929
Jan 1959–Dec 1961
36-Month
156.78"
(3,982.21mm)
148.07"
(3,760.98mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1960 1927
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Jan 1958–Dec 1961
48-Month
206.93"
(5,256.02mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
9.52"
(241.81mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1958 1933
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2018
Jan 1957–Dec 1961
60-Month
260.99"
(6,629.15mm)
246.73"
(6,266.94mm)
14.26"
(362.21mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/