Climate at a Glance

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1986
1-Month
3.10"
(78.74mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1984 2000
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1971
Sep–Oct 1986
2-Month
4.78"
(121.41mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1978 1940
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1999
Aug–Oct 1986
3-Month
13.23"
(336.04mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1985 1943
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1999
Jul–Oct 1986
4-Month
17.47"
(443.74mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1983 1925
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Ties: 1958
Jun–Oct 1986
5-Month
20.02"
(508.51mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1983 1954
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1906
May–Oct 1986
6-Month
23.06"
(585.72mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-4.02"
(-102.11mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1983 2007
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1901
Apr–Oct 1986
7-Month
24.04"
(610.62mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
-6.57"
(-166.87mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1963 2007
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1901
Mar–Oct 1986
8-Month
26.73"
(678.94mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-8.17"
(-207.52mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1930 2007
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1901
Feb–Oct 1986
9-Month
28.74"
(730.00mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
-9.99"
(-253.74mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1930 1925
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2003
Jan–Oct 1986
10-Month
30.45"
(773.43mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
-12.18"
(-309.37mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1930 2007
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2003
Dec 1985–Oct 1986
11-Month
31.72"
(805.69mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
-14.61"
(-371.09mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1986
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2003
Nov 1985–Oct 1986
12-Month
38.67"
(982.22mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
-10.69"
(-271.52mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1951 1951
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2003
May 1985–Oct 1986
18-Month
65.83"
(1,672.08mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
-10.58"
(-268.73mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1981 1926
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1929
Nov 1984–Oct 1986
24-Month
81.42"
(2,068.07mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
-17.31"
(-439.67mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1926
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1929
Nov 1983–Oct 1986
36-Month
139.75"
(3,549.65mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-8.35"
(-212.09mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1983 1927
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1908
Nov 1982–Oct 1986
48-Month
189.33"
(4,808.98mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
-8.09"
(-205.49mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1983 1988
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Nov 1981–Oct 1986
60-Month
239.39"
(6,080.51mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
-7.36"
(-186.94mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1954
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/