Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1989
1-Month
4.71"
(119.63mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1988 2000
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1971
Sep–Oct 1989
2-Month
10.88"
(276.35mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1988 1940
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1999
Aug–Oct 1989
3-Month
15.98"
(405.89mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
3.14"
(79.75mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1988 1943
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1999
Jul–Oct 1989
4-Month
22.70"
(576.58mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
4.19"
(106.43mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1988 1925
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Jun–Oct 1989
5-Month
29.81"
(757.17mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
6.72"
(170.68mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1988 1954
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1906
May–Oct 1989
6-Month
34.89"
(886.21mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
7.81"
(198.38mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1988 2007
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1901
Apr–Oct 1989
7-Month
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
9.28"
(235.72mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1988 2007
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1901
Mar–Oct 1989
8-Month
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1988 2007
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1901
Feb–Oct 1989
9-Month
50.77"
(1,289.56mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1988 1925
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2003
Jan–Oct 1989
10-Month
53.25"
(1,352.55mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1988 2007
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2003
Dec 1988–Oct 1989
11-Month
54.30"
(1,379.22mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1988 1986
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2003
Nov 1988–Oct 1989
12-Month
58.10"
(1,475.74mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1988 1951
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
May 1988–Oct 1989
18-Month
81.59"
(2,072.39mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
5.18"
(131.58mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1988 1926
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1929
Nov 1987–Oct 1989
24-Month
99.95"
(2,538.73mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1988 1926
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1929
Nov 1986–Oct 1989
36-Month
149.58"
(3,799.33mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1988 1927
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1908
Nov 1985–Oct 1989
48-Month
188.25"
(4,781.55mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
-9.17"
(-232.92mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1988 1988
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Nov 1984–Oct 1989
60-Month
231.00"
(5,867.40mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
-15.75"
(-400.05mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1970 1954
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/