Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1980
1-Month
2.19"
(55.63mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1979 1965
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2015
Nov–Dec 1980
2-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2015
Oct–Dec 1980
3-Month
8.76"
(222.50mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1974 1933
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2015
Sep–Dec 1980
4-Month
13.29"
(337.57mm)
14.25"
(361.95mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1933
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Aug–Dec 1980
5-Month
15.66"
(397.76mm)
19.53"
(496.06mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jul–Dec 1980
6-Month
19.56"
(496.82mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
-5.65"
(-143.51mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1965 2001
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jun–Dec 1980
7-Month
23.29"
(591.57mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
-6.49"
(-164.84mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1954 1933
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
May–Dec 1980
8-Month
27.35"
(694.69mm)
33.77"
(857.76mm)
-6.42"
(-163.07mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Apr–Dec 1980
9-Month
30.77"
(781.56mm)
37.31"
(947.67mm)
-6.54"
(-166.11mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Mar–Dec 1980
10-Month
38.07"
(966.98mm)
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Feb–Dec 1980
11-Month
39.78"
(1,010.41mm)
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
-5.64"
(-143.26mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1968 2007
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jan–Dec 1980
12-Month
44.31"
(1,125.47mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
-5.02"
(-127.51mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jul 1979–Dec 1980
18-Month
71.64"
(1,819.66mm)
74.53"
(1,893.06mm)
-2.89"
(-73.40mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1970 2001
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1929
Jan 1979–Dec 1980
24-Month
103.04"
(2,617.22mm)
98.70"
(2,506.98mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1978 2008
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1929
Jan 1978–Dec 1980
36-Month
150.88"
(3,832.35mm)
148.07"
(3,760.98mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1978 1927
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Ties: 1957
Jan 1977–Dec 1980
48-Month
199.69"
(5,072.13mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
2.28"
(57.92mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1933
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jan 1976–Dec 1980
60-Month
245.64"
(6,239.26mm)
246.73"
(6,266.94mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/