Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1971
1-Month
4.27"
(108.46mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1970 1907
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1937
Ties: 1972
Dec 1970–Jan 1971
2-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1937
Nov 1970–Jan 1971
3-Month
9.28"
(235.71mm)
10.64"
(270.26mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Oct 1970–Jan 1971
4-Month
13.93"
(353.82mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Sep 1970–Jan 1971
5-Month
16.31"
(414.27mm)
18.18"
(461.77mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Aug 1970–Jan 1971
6-Month
22.60"
(574.04mm)
23.45"
(595.63mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jul 1970–Jan 1971
7-Month
28.65"
(727.71mm)
29.11"
(739.39mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1970 2008
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jun 1970–Jan 1971
8-Month
32.01"
(813.05mm)
33.70"
(855.98mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
May 1970–Jan 1971
9-Month
34.78"
(883.41mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
-2.91"
(-73.92mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1969 2008
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Apr 1970–Jan 1971
10-Month
38.14"
(968.76mm)
41.22"
(1,046.99mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1969 2008
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Mar 1970–Jan 1971
11-Month
42.09"
(1,069.09mm)
45.52"
(1,156.21mm)
-3.43"
(-87.12mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1969 2008
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Feb 1970–Jan 1971
12-Month
45.75"
(1,162.05mm)
49.38"
(1,254.25mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1969 2008
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Aug 1969–Jan 1971
18-Month
68.20"
(1,732.28mm)
72.72"
(1,847.09mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1927
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1930
Ties: 1964
Feb 1969–Jan 1971
24-Month
95.76"
(2,432.30mm)
98.78"
(2,509.01mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1927
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1930
Feb 1968–Jan 1971
36-Month
135.88"
(3,451.35mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
-12.28"
(-311.91mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1969 1928
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Feb 1967–Jan 1971
48-Month
184.68"
(4,690.87mm)
197.50"
(5,016.50mm)
-12.82"
(-325.63mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Feb 1966–Jan 1971
60-Month
230.54"
(5,855.72mm)
246.77"
(6,267.96mm)
-16.23"
(-412.24mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1956 1935
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020

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/