Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1979
1-Month
2.20"
(55.88mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1978 2000
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1971
Sep–Oct 1979
2-Month
12.24"
(310.90mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
4.68"
(118.88mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1940
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1999
Aug–Oct 1979
3-Month
15.48"
(393.19mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
2.64"
(67.05mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1978 1943
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1999
Jul–Oct 1979
4-Month
20.28"
(515.11mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Jun–Oct 1979
5-Month
25.16"
(639.06mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
2.07"
(52.57mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1978 1954
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1906
May–Oct 1979
6-Month
30.99"
(787.15mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
3.91"
(99.32mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1978 2007
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1901
Apr–Oct 1979
7-Month
35.69"
(906.53mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
5.08"
(129.04mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 2007
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1901
Mar–Oct 1979
8-Month
40.33"
(1,024.38mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 2007
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1901
Feb–Oct 1979
9-Month
45.46"
(1,154.68mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003
Jan–Oct 1979
10-Month
51.68"
(1,312.67mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 2007
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2003
Dec 1978–Oct 1979
11-Month
55.41"
(1,407.41mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
9.08"
(230.63mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1986
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2003
Nov 1978–Oct 1979
12-Month
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
10.03"
(254.77mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1951
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2003
May 1978–Oct 1979
18-Month
81.74"
(2,076.20mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
5.33"
(135.39mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1978 1926
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1929
Nov 1977–Oct 1979
24-Month
108.49"
(2,755.65mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
9.76"
(247.91mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1926
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1929
Nov 1976–Oct 1979
36-Month
155.65"
(3,953.51mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
7.55"
(191.77mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1927
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1908
Nov 1975–Oct 1979
48-Month
201.27"
(5,112.26mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1988
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Nov 1974–Oct 1979
60-Month
258.87"
(6,575.30mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
12.12"
(307.85mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1954
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/