Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, February 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1979
1-Month
5.13"
(130.30mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1968
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1899
Jan–Feb 1979
2-Month
11.35"
(288.29mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1898
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Dec 1978–Feb 1979
3-Month
15.08"
(383.03mm)
11.43"
(290.32mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 1986
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1998
Nov 1978–Feb 1979
4-Month
19.06"
(484.12mm)
14.46"
(367.28mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1951
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Oct 1978–Feb 1979
5-Month
20.31"
(515.87mm)
17.76"
(451.10mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Sep 1978–Feb 1979
6-Month
22.11"
(561.59mm)
22.01"
(559.05mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1978–Feb 1979
7-Month
27.50"
(698.50mm)
27.28"
(692.91mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1977 1898
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1978–Feb 1979
8-Month
32.65"
(829.31mm)
32.94"
(836.68mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1977 2008
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1978–Feb 1979
9-Month
36.76"
(933.70mm)
37.52"
(953.01mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May 1978–Feb 1979
10-Month
41.41"
(1,051.81mm)
41.52"
(1,054.61mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1977 2008
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1974
Apr 1978–Feb 1979
11-Month
46.04"
(1,169.42mm)
45.05"
(1,144.27mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1977 2008
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 2018
Mar 1978–Feb 1979
12-Month
51.01"
(1,295.65mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1977 2008
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Sep 1977–Feb 1979
18-Month
79.33"
(2,014.98mm)
71.27"
(1,810.26mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1942
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Mar 1977–Feb 1979
24-Month
103.24"
(2,622.30mm)
98.69"
(2,506.73mm)
4.55"
(115.57mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1978 1927
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Mar 1976–Feb 1979
36-Month
148.51"
(3,772.15mm)
148.13"
(3,762.50mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1928
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Mar 1975–Feb 1979
48-Month
201.40"
(5,115.56mm)
197.45"
(5,015.23mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Mar 1974–Feb 1979
60-Month
254.95"
(6,475.73mm)
246.69"
(6,265.93mm)
8.26"
(209.80mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1973 1989
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020

Citing This Page

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