Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1962
1-Month
5.78"
(146.81mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1961 1907
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1937
Dec 1961–Jan 1962
2-Month
10.85"
(275.59mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1961 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1937
Nov 1961–Jan 1962
3-Month
13.67"
(347.22mm)
10.64"
(270.26mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Oct 1961–Jan 1962
4-Month
15.32"
(389.13mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Sep 1961–Jan 1962
5-Month
17.25"
(438.15mm)
18.18"
(461.77mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Aug 1961–Jan 1962
6-Month
23.91"
(607.31mm)
23.45"
(595.63mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1961–Jan 1962
7-Month
28.23"
(717.04mm)
29.11"
(739.39mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1961 2008
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1961–Jan 1962
8-Month
35.26"
(895.60mm)
33.70"
(855.98mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
May 1961–Jan 1962
9-Month
39.82"
(1,011.43mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1961 2008
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 1911
Apr 1961–Jan 1962
10-Month
44.49"
(1,130.05mm)
41.22"
(1,046.99mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1961 2008
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Mar 1961–Jan 1962
11-Month
48.80"
(1,239.52mm)
45.52"
(1,156.21mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1961 2008
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Feb 1961–Jan 1962
12-Month
54.36"
(1,380.74mm)
49.38"
(1,254.25mm)
4.98"
(126.49mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1961 2008
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Aug 1960–Jan 1962
18-Month
74.03"
(1,880.36mm)
72.72"
(1,847.09mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1957 1927
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1930
Feb 1960–Jan 1962
24-Month
102.38"
(2,600.45mm)
98.78"
(2,509.01mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1927
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1930
Feb 1959–Jan 1962
36-Month
159.94"
(4,062.48mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
11.78"
(299.22mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1961 1928
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Feb 1958–Jan 1962
48-Month
208.66"
(5,299.96mm)
197.50"
(5,016.50mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Feb 1957–Jan 1962
60-Month
263.30"
(6,687.82mm)
246.77"
(6,267.96mm)
16.53"
(419.86mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1961 1935
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/