Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, February 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1972
1-Month
4.36"
(110.74mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1970 1968
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1899
Jan–Feb 1972
2-Month
8.63"
(219.20mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1970 1898
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Ties: 1905, 1993
Dec 1971–Feb 1972
3-Month
10.90"
(276.86mm)
11.43"
(290.32mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1970 1986
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Ties: 1966
Nov 1971–Feb 1972
4-Month
13.42"
(340.87mm)
14.46"
(367.28mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1967 1951
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Oct 1971–Feb 1972
5-Month
22.15"
(562.61mm)
17.76"
(451.10mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Sep 1971–Feb 1972
6-Month
26.63"
(676.40mm)
22.01"
(559.05mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Aug 1971–Feb 1972
7-Month
32.65"
(829.31mm)
27.28"
(692.91mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1898
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1971–Feb 1972
8-Month
38.90"
(988.06mm)
32.94"
(836.68mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 2008
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun 1971–Feb 1972
9-Month
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
37.52"
(953.01mm)
4.94"
(125.47mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
May 1971–Feb 1972
10-Month
47.72"
(1,212.09mm)
41.52"
(1,054.61mm)
6.20"
(157.48mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 2008
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Apr 1971–Feb 1972
11-Month
50.84"
(1,291.34mm)
45.05"
(1,144.27mm)
5.79"
(147.07mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 2008
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Mar 1971–Feb 1972
12-Month
55.79"
(1,417.07mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 2008
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Sep 1970–Feb 1972
18-Month
77.08"
(1,957.83mm)
71.27"
(1,810.26mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1942
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2020
Mar 1970–Feb 1972
24-Month
102.86"
(2,612.64mm)
98.69"
(2,506.73mm)
4.17"
(105.91mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1927
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2020
Mar 1969–Feb 1972
36-Month
152.51"
(3,873.75mm)
148.13"
(3,762.50mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1928
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2020
Mar 1968–Feb 1972
48-Month
195.78"
(4,972.81mm)
197.45"
(5,015.23mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019
Mar 1967–Feb 1972
60-Month
241.39"
(6,131.31mm)
246.69"
(6,265.93mm)
-5.30"
(-134.62mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1971 1989
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/