Climate at a Glance

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, March 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1986
1-Month
2.69"
(68.33mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1985 2006
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1980
Feb–Mar 1986
2-Month
4.70"
(119.38mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1938 2006
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1899
Jan–Mar 1986
3-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
12.02"
(305.31mm)
-5.61"
(-142.50mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1986
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Dec 1985–Mar 1986
4-Month
7.68"
(195.07mm)
15.72"
(399.29mm)
-8.04"
(-204.22mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1986
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Nov 1985–Mar 1986
5-Month
14.63"
(371.60mm)
18.75"
(476.25mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1985 1918
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Oct 1985–Mar 1986
6-Month
18.87"
(479.30mm)
22.05"
(560.07mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1918
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2016
Sep 1985–Mar 1986
7-Month
21.09"
(535.69mm)
26.30"
(668.02mm)
-5.21"
(-132.33mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1985–Mar 1986
8-Month
27.41"
(696.21mm)
31.56"
(801.62mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1985 1898
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1985–Mar 1986
9-Month
34.63"
(879.60mm)
37.22"
(945.39mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1985–Mar 1986
10-Month
38.45"
(976.63mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
-3.36"
(-85.34mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
May 1985–Mar 1986
11-Month
41.79"
(1,061.47mm)
45.80"
(1,163.32mm)
-4.01"
(-101.85mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1981 2008
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Apr 1985–Mar 1986
12-Month
43.25"
(1,098.55mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
-6.08"
(-154.43mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1981 2008
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Oct 1984–Mar 1986
18-Month
59.21"
(1,503.93mm)
71.41"
(1,813.81mm)
-12.20"
(-309.88mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Apr 1984–Mar 1986
24-Month
89.59"
(2,275.59mm)
98.64"
(2,505.46mm)
-9.05"
(-229.87mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1982 1927
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2020
Apr 1983–Mar 1986
36-Month
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
148.09"
(3,761.49mm)
-7.12"
(-180.85mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1983 1928
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2020
Apr 1982–Mar 1986
48-Month
195.38"
(4,962.65mm)
197.40"
(5,013.96mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Apr 1981–Mar 1986
60-Month
243.02"
(6,172.71mm)
246.65"
(6,264.91mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1928
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 10, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/