Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1976
1-Month
3.71"
(94.23mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1970 1907
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1937
Ties: 1923
Dec 1975–Jan 1976
2-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1937
Nov 1975–Jan 1976
3-Month
10.70"
(271.78mm)
10.64"
(270.26mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Oct 1975–Jan 1976
4-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2016
Ties: 2017
Sep 1975–Jan 1976
5-Month
21.78"
(553.21mm)
18.18"
(461.77mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1975–Jan 1976
6-Month
24.33"
(617.98mm)
23.45"
(595.63mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1974 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jul 1975–Jan 1976
7-Month
32.53"
(826.26mm)
29.11"
(739.39mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1975 2008
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jun 1975–Jan 1976
8-Month
35.82"
(909.83mm)
33.70"
(855.98mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1975–Jan 1976
9-Month
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
3.82"
(97.02mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1975 2008
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Apr 1975–Jan 1976
10-Month
44.00"
(1,117.60mm)
41.22"
(1,046.99mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1974 2008
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Mar 1975–Jan 1976
11-Month
51.16"
(1,299.46mm)
45.52"
(1,156.21mm)
5.64"
(143.25mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1975 2008
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Feb 1975–Jan 1976
12-Month
55.64"
(1,413.26mm)
49.38"
(1,254.25mm)
6.26"
(159.01mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1975 2008
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Aug 1974–Jan 1976
18-Month
82.31"
(2,090.67mm)
72.72"
(1,847.09mm)
9.59"
(243.58mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1975 1927
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1930
Feb 1974–Jan 1976
24-Month
108.95"
(2,767.33mm)
98.78"
(2,509.01mm)
10.17"
(258.32mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1975 1927
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1930
Feb 1973–Jan 1976
36-Month
162.01"
(4,115.05mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
13.85"
(351.79mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1975 1928
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Feb 1972–Jan 1976
48-Month
214.94"
(5,459.48mm)
197.50"
(5,016.50mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1974 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Feb 1971–Jan 1976
60-Month
271.35"
(6,892.29mm)
246.77"
(6,267.96mm)
24.58"
(624.33mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1975 1935
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 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/