Climate at a Glance

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1988
1-Month
3.06"
(77.72mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1987 2000
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1971
Sep–Oct 1988
2-Month
7.14"
(181.36mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-0.42"
(-10.66mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1986 1940
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999
Aug–Oct 1988
3-Month
12.22"
(310.39mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1987 1943
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999
Jul–Oct 1988
4-Month
16.51"
(419.35mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1987 1925
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jun–Oct 1988
5-Month
19.82"
(503.43mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1987 1954
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1906
May–Oct 1988
6-Month
23.49"
(596.65mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-3.59"
(-91.18mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1987 2007
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1901
Ties: 1943
Apr–Oct 1988
7-Month
27.00"
(685.80mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
-3.61"
(-91.69mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1987 2007
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1901
Mar–Oct 1988
8-Month
29.37"
(746.00mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-5.53"
(-140.46mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1901
Feb–Oct 1988
9-Month
31.46"
(799.08mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
-7.27"
(-184.66mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2003
Jan–Oct 1988
10-Month
35.05"
(890.27mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
-7.58"
(-192.53mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2003
Dec 1987–Oct 1988
11-Month
38.35"
(974.09mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
-7.98"
(-202.69mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2003
Nov 1987–Oct 1988
12-Month
41.85"
(1,062.99mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
-7.51"
(-190.75mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1986 1951
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2003
May 1987–Oct 1988
18-Month
63.19"
(1,605.03mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
-13.22"
(-335.78mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1981 1926
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1929
Nov 1986–Oct 1988
24-Month
91.48"
(2,323.59mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
-7.25"
(-184.15mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1926
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1929
Nov 1985–Oct 1988
36-Month
130.15"
(3,305.81mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-17.95"
(-455.93mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1932 1927
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1908
Nov 1984–Oct 1988
48-Month
172.90"
(4,391.66mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
-24.52"
(-622.81mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1988
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Nov 1983–Oct 1988
60-Month
231.23"
(5,873.24mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
-15.52"
(-394.21mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1970 1954
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/