Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1985
1-Month
1.27"
(32.26mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2015
Nov–Dec 1985
2-Month
8.22"
(208.79mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2015
Oct–Dec 1985
3-Month
12.46"
(316.48mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1984 1933
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2015
Sep–Dec 1985
4-Month
14.68"
(372.87mm)
14.25"
(361.95mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1984 1933
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2018
Aug–Dec 1985
5-Month
21.00"
(533.40mm)
19.53"
(496.06mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2018
Jul–Dec 1985
6-Month
28.22"
(716.79mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
3.01"
(76.46mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1984 2001
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Jun–Dec 1985
7-Month
32.04"
(813.82mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1984 1933
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
May–Dec 1985
8-Month
35.38"
(898.65mm)
33.77"
(857.76mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1984 2007
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Apr–Dec 1985
9-Month
36.84"
(935.74mm)
37.31"
(947.67mm)
-0.47"
(-11.93mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1984 2007
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2018
Mar–Dec 1985
10-Month
38.36"
(974.34mm)
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
-3.23"
(-82.05mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1981 2007
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Feb–Dec 1985
11-Month
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1981 2007
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Jan–Dec 1985
12-Month
47.00"
(1,193.80mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1981 2007
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Jul 1984–Dec 1985
18-Month
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
74.53"
(1,893.06mm)
-5.51"
(-139.95mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1981 2001
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1929
Jan 1984–Dec 1985
24-Month
97.95"
(2,487.93mm)
98.70"
(2,506.98mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1982 2008
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jan 1983–Dec 1985
36-Month
150.82"
(3,830.83mm)
148.07"
(3,760.98mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1927
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jan 1982–Dec 1985
48-Month
202.98"
(5,155.69mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1933
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jan 1981–Dec 1985
60-Month
243.74"
(6,191.00mm)
246.73"
(6,266.94mm)
-2.99"
(-75.94mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/