Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of October 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1986

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1986
1-Month
4.48"
(113.79mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2015
Ties: 1900
Nov–Dec 1986
2-Month
8.44"
(214.38mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2015
Oct–Dec 1986
3-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
1.58"
(40.14mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1984 1933
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2015
Sep–Dec 1986
4-Month
13.22"
(335.79mm)
14.25"
(361.95mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1984 1933
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Aug–Dec 1986
5-Month
21.67"
(550.42mm)
19.53"
(496.06mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jul–Dec 1986
6-Month
25.91"
(658.11mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1984 2001
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Ties: 1935
Jun–Dec 1986
7-Month
28.46"
(722.88mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1933
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Ties: 1915
May–Dec 1986
8-Month
31.50"
(800.10mm)
33.77"
(857.76mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1983 2007
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Apr–Dec 1986
9-Month
32.48"
(824.99mm)
37.31"
(947.67mm)
-4.83"
(-122.68mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1980 2007
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Mar–Dec 1986
10-Month
35.17"
(893.32mm)
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
-6.42"
(-163.07mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Feb–Dec 1986
11-Month
37.18"
(944.37mm)
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
-8.24"
(-209.30mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Jan–Dec 1986
12-Month
38.89"
(987.81mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
-10.44"
(-265.17mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1933 2007
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Jul 1985–Dec 1986
18-Month
67.11"
(1,704.59mm)
74.53"
(1,893.06mm)
-7.42"
(-188.47mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1981 2001
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1929
Jan 1985–Dec 1986
24-Month
85.89"
(2,181.61mm)
98.70"
(2,506.98mm)
-12.81"
(-325.37mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1981 2008
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1929
Jan 1984–Dec 1986
36-Month
136.84"
(3,475.74mm)
148.07"
(3,760.98mm)
-11.23"
(-285.24mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1970 1927
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Jan 1983–Dec 1986
48-Month
189.71"
(4,818.63mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-7.70"
(-195.58mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1970 1933
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Jan 1982–Dec 1986
60-Month
241.87"
(6,143.50mm)
246.73"
(6,266.94mm)
-4.86"
(-123.44mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/