Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1962
1-Month
1.77"
(44.96mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1961 2000
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1971
Ties: 1923, 1926
Sep–Oct 1962
2-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1961 1940
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1999
Aug–Oct 1962
3-Month
10.34"
(262.64mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1943
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1999
Jul–Oct 1962
4-Month
15.45"
(392.43mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1961 1925
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2018
Jun–Oct 1962
5-Month
23.36"
(593.34mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
0.27"
(6.85mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1961 1954
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1906
May–Oct 1962
6-Month
25.85"
(656.59mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1901
Apr–Oct 1962
7-Month
30.04"
(763.02mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
-0.57"
(-14.47mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1901
Mar–Oct 1962
8-Month
34.55"
(877.57mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1957 2007
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1901
Feb–Oct 1962
9-Month
38.37"
(974.60mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2003
Jan–Oct 1962
10-Month
44.15"
(1,121.41mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1961 2007
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2003
Dec 1961–Oct 1962
11-Month
49.22"
(1,250.19mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1961 1986
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2003
Nov 1961–Oct 1962
12-Month
52.04"
(1,321.82mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
2.68"
(68.08mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1961 1951
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2003
May 1961–Oct 1962
18-Month
78.19"
(1,986.03mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
1.78"
(45.22mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1961 1926
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1929
Nov 1960–Oct 1962
24-Month
99.01"
(2,514.85mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1957 1926
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1929
Nov 1959–Oct 1962
36-Month
151.79"
(3,855.47mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1927
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1908
Nov 1958–Oct 1962
48-Month
206.78"
(5,252.21mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1959 1988
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Nov 1957–Oct 1962
60-Month
262.42"
(6,665.47mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
15.67"
(398.02mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1961 1954
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/