Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, September 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1988
1-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1986 1919
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999
Aug–Sep 1988
2-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
9.57"
(243.08mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1985 2007
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1928
Jul–Sep 1988
3-Month
13.45"
(341.63mm)
15.25"
(387.35mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1983 2007
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1928
Jun–Sep 1988
4-Month
16.76"
(425.70mm)
19.82"
(503.43mm)
-3.06"
(-77.73mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1983 2007
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1928
May–Sep 1988
5-Month
20.43"
(518.92mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1987 2007
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1901
Ties: 1998
Apr–Sep 1988
6-Month
23.94"
(608.08mm)
27.35"
(694.69mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1901
Mar–Sep 1988
7-Month
26.31"
(668.27mm)
31.63"
(803.40mm)
-5.32"
(-135.13mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1901
Feb–Sep 1988
8-Month
28.40"
(721.36mm)
35.46"
(900.68mm)
-7.06"
(-179.32mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2003
Jan–Sep 1988
9-Month
31.99"
(812.55mm)
39.36"
(999.74mm)
-7.37"
(-187.19mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1901
Dec 1987–Sep 1988
10-Month
35.29"
(896.37mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
-7.77"
(-197.35mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1901
Nov 1987–Sep 1988
11-Month
38.79"
(985.27mm)
46.10"
(1,170.94mm)
-7.31"
(-185.67mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1901
Oct 1987–Sep 1988
12-Month
39.95"
(1,014.73mm)
49.39"
(1,254.51mm)
-9.44"
(-239.78mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2003
Apr 1987–Sep 1988
18-Month
64.91"
(1,648.71mm)
76.68"
(1,947.67mm)
-11.77"
(-298.96mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1986 1926
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Oct 1986–Sep 1988
24-Month
91.52"
(2,324.61mm)
98.76"
(2,508.50mm)
-7.24"
(-183.89mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1987 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2020
Oct 1985–Sep 1988
36-Month
131.33"
(3,335.78mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
-16.83"
(-427.48mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1968 1927
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Oct 1984–Sep 1988
48-Month
171.67"
(4,360.42mm)
197.49"
(5,016.25mm)
-25.82"
(-655.83mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1988
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2021
Oct 1983–Sep 1988
60-Month
231.90"
(5,890.26mm)
246.79"
(6,268.47mm)
-14.89"
(-378.21mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1970 1954
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/