Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1973
1-Month
1.86"
(47.24mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1967 2000
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1971
Sep–Oct 1973
2-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-3.22"
(-81.78mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1961 1940
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999
Aug–Oct 1973
3-Month
9.12"
(231.65mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-3.72"
(-94.49mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1963 1943
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999
Jul–Oct 1973
4-Month
13.31"
(338.07mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
-5.20"
(-132.08mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Jun–Oct 1973
5-Month
19.03"
(483.36mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
-4.06"
(-103.13mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1968 1954
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1906
May–Oct 1973
6-Month
23.90"
(607.06mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1968 2007
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1901
Apr–Oct 1973
7-Month
29.46"
(748.28mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1901
Mar–Oct 1973
8-Month
35.11"
(891.79mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1972 2007
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1901
Feb–Oct 1973
9-Month
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003
Jan–Oct 1973
10-Month
43.60"
(1,107.44mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1972 2007
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003
Dec 1972–Oct 1973
11-Month
48.56"
(1,233.42mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003
Nov 1972–Oct 1973
12-Month
54.09"
(1,373.89mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
4.73"
(120.15mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 1951
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003
May 1972–Oct 1973
18-Month
82.40"
(2,092.96mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
5.99"
(152.15mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1926
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1929
Nov 1971–Oct 1973
24-Month
101.78"
(2,585.21mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 1926
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1929
Nov 1970–Oct 1973
36-Month
158.41"
(4,023.61mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
10.31"
(261.87mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1927
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1908
Nov 1969–Oct 1973
48-Month
204.68"
(5,198.87mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1988
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Nov 1968–Oct 1973
60-Month
254.34"
(6,460.24mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
7.59"
(192.79mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/