Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2015
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
6.80"
(172.72mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1938
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
7.96"
(202.18mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1984 1933
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2015
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
14.25"
(361.95mm)
14.25"
(361.95mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1986 1933
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
18.49"
(469.65mm)
19.53"
(496.06mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
21.79"
(553.47mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
-3.42"
(-86.86mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1980 2001
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
25.99"
(660.15mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
-3.79"
(-96.26mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1984 1933
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
28.14"
(714.76mm)
33.77"
(857.76mm)
-5.63"
(-143.00mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1980 2007
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
32.92"
(836.17mm)
37.31"
(947.67mm)
-4.39"
(-111.50mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
37.43"
(950.72mm)
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
-4.16"
(-105.67mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Ties: 2000
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
41.73"
(1,059.94mm)
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
-3.69"
(-93.73mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
47.99"
(1,218.95mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1938, 1966
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
73.90"
(1,877.06mm)
74.53"
(1,893.06mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1986 2001
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1929
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
86.88"
(2,206.75mm)
98.70"
(2,506.98mm)
-11.82"
(-300.23mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1986 2008
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1929
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
133.88"
(3,400.55mm)
148.07"
(3,760.98mm)
-14.19"
(-360.43mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1943 1927
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
184.83"
(4,694.68mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-12.58"
(-319.53mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1970 1933
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
237.70"
(6,037.58mm)
246.73"
(6,266.94mm)
-9.03"
(-229.36mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/