Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
1.58"
(40.13mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2015
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
7.05"
(179.07mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1975 1965
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1974
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1978 1933
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1994
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
19.29"
(489.97mm)
14.25"
(361.95mm)
5.04"
(128.02mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1933
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
22.53"
(572.26mm)
19.53"
(496.06mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
27.33"
(694.18mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 2001
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
32.21"
(818.13mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1978 1933
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
38.04"
(966.22mm)
33.77"
(857.76mm)
4.27"
(108.46mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 2007
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
37.31"
(947.67mm)
5.43"
(137.93mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1978 2007
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
47.38"
(1,203.45mm)
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
5.79"
(147.06mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 2007
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
52.51"
(1,333.75mm)
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
7.09"
(180.08mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 2007
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
9.40"
(238.76mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 2007
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2018
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
80.03"
(2,032.76mm)
74.53"
(1,893.06mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 2001
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1929
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
106.57"
(2,706.88mm)
98.70"
(2,506.98mm)
7.87"
(199.90mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 2008
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1929
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
155.38"
(3,946.65mm)
148.07"
(3,760.98mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1978 1927
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2018
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
201.33"
(5,113.78mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1978 1933
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
258.87"
(6,575.30mm)
246.73"
(6,266.94mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/