Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
2.27"
(57.66mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2015
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
4.79"
(121.67mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2015
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
13.52"
(343.41mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
3.56"
(90.43mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1970 1933
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2015
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
18.00"
(457.20mm)
14.25"
(361.95mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1933
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2018
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
24.02"
(610.11mm)
19.53"
(496.06mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2018
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
30.27"
(768.86mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
5.06"
(128.53mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1970 2001
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2018
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
33.83"
(859.28mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1970 1933
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2018
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
39.09"
(992.89mm)
33.77"
(857.76mm)
5.32"
(135.13mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
42.21"
(1,072.13mm)
37.31"
(947.67mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2018
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
47.16"
(1,197.86mm)
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
5.57"
(141.47mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
52.14"
(1,324.36mm)
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
6.72"
(170.69mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
56.41"
(1,432.81mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
7.08"
(179.83mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2018
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
80.79"
(2,052.07mm)
74.53"
(1,893.06mm)
6.26"
(159.01mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1970 2001
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1929
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
100.22"
(2,545.59mm)
98.70"
(2,506.98mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1970 2008
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
150.65"
(3,826.51mm)
148.07"
(3,760.98mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1970 1927
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2018
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
192.32"
(4,884.93mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-5.09"
(-129.28mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1970 1933
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2018
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
239.92"
(6,093.97mm)
246.73"
(6,266.94mm)
-6.81"
(-172.97mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/