Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
3.81"
(96.77mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1970 1907
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1937
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1937
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
14.30"
(363.22mm)
10.64"
(270.26mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
18.05"
(458.47mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
22.58"
(573.53mm)
18.18"
(461.77mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
25.78"
(654.81mm)
23.45"
(595.63mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
31.27"
(794.26mm)
29.11"
(739.39mm)
2.16"
(54.87mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 2008
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
36.42"
(925.07mm)
33.70"
(855.98mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
42.61"
(1,082.29mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
4.92"
(124.96mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 2008
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
41.22"
(1,046.99mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 2008
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
48.57"
(1,233.68mm)
45.52"
(1,156.21mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 2008
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
52.93"
(1,344.42mm)
49.38"
(1,254.25mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 2008
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
81.22"
(2,062.99mm)
72.72"
(1,847.09mm)
8.50"
(215.90mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1927
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1930
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
109.34"
(2,777.24mm)
98.78"
(2,509.01mm)
10.56"
(268.23mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1927
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1930
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
155.09"
(3,939.29mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
6.93"
(176.03mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1972 1928
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
205.10"
(5,209.54mm)
197.50"
(5,016.50mm)
7.60"
(193.04mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
245.22"
(6,228.59mm)
246.77"
(6,267.96mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1972 1935
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/