Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, February 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1978
1-Month
1.00"
(25.40mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1968
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1899
Jan–Feb 1978
2-Month
8.18"
(207.77mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1977 1898
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Dec 1977–Feb 1978
3-Month
12.15"
(308.61mm)
11.43"
(290.32mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Nov 1977–Feb 1978
4-Month
17.15"
(435.61mm)
14.46"
(367.28mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1951
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2016
Oct 1977–Feb 1978
5-Month
22.83"
(579.88mm)
17.76"
(451.10mm)
5.07"
(128.78mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Sep 1977–Feb 1978
6-Month
28.32"
(719.33mm)
22.01"
(559.05mm)
6.31"
(160.28mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Aug 1977–Feb 1978
7-Month
33.29"
(845.57mm)
27.28"
(692.91mm)
6.01"
(152.66mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1977 1898
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1977–Feb 1978
8-Month
35.81"
(909.57mm)
32.94"
(836.68mm)
2.87"
(72.89mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1977 2008
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1977–Feb 1978
9-Month
39.47"
(1,002.54mm)
37.52"
(953.01mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1977–Feb 1978
10-Month
43.48"
(1,104.39mm)
41.52"
(1,054.61mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1977 2008
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 1982
Apr 1977–Feb 1978
11-Month
46.26"
(1,175.00mm)
45.05"
(1,144.27mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1977 2008
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Mar 1977–Feb 1978
12-Month
52.23"
(1,326.64mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 2008
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Sep 1976–Feb 1978
18-Month
74.19"
(1,884.43mm)
71.27"
(1,810.26mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1942
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Mar 1976–Feb 1978
24-Month
97.50"
(2,476.50mm)
98.69"
(2,506.73mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1927
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Mar 1975–Feb 1978
36-Month
150.39"
(3,819.91mm)
148.13"
(3,762.50mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1971 1928
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1984
Mar 1974–Feb 1978
48-Month
203.94"
(5,180.08mm)
197.45"
(5,015.23mm)
6.49"
(164.85mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Mar 1973–Feb 1978
60-Month
256.56"
(6,516.62mm)
246.69"
(6,265.93mm)
9.87"
(250.69mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1989
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/