Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1989
1-Month
3.93"
(99.82mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1997, 2008
Nov–Dec 1989
2-Month
7.32"
(185.93mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1976
Oct–Dec 1989
3-Month
12.03"
(305.56mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1988 1933
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2015
Sep–Dec 1989
4-Month
18.20"
(462.28mm)
14.25"
(361.95mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1988 1933
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2018
Aug–Dec 1989
5-Month
23.30"
(591.82mm)
19.53"
(496.06mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jul–Dec 1989
6-Month
30.02"
(762.51mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
4.81"
(122.18mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1988 2001
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Jun–Dec 1989
7-Month
37.13"
(943.10mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
7.35"
(186.69mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1988 1933
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
May–Dec 1989
8-Month
42.21"
(1,072.13mm)
33.77"
(857.76mm)
8.44"
(214.37mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1988 2007
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2018
Apr–Dec 1989
9-Month
47.21"
(1,199.13mm)
37.31"
(947.67mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1988 2007
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2018
Mar–Dec 1989
10-Month
53.18"
(1,350.77mm)
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
11.59"
(294.38mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1988 2007
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2018
Feb–Dec 1989
11-Month
58.09"
(1,475.49mm)
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1988 2007
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2018
Jan–Dec 1989
12-Month
60.57"
(1,538.48mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1988 2007
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2018
Jul 1988–Dec 1989
18-Month
81.93"
(2,081.02mm)
74.53"
(1,893.06mm)
7.40"
(187.96mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1988 2001
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1929
Jan 1988–Dec 1989
24-Month
100.47"
(2,551.94mm)
98.70"
(2,506.98mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1988 2008
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1929
Jan 1987–Dec 1989
36-Month
148.46"
(3,770.88mm)
148.07"
(3,760.98mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1988 1927
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Jan 1986–Dec 1989
48-Month
187.35"
(4,758.69mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-10.06"
(-255.52mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1933
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jan 1985–Dec 1989
60-Month
234.35"
(5,952.49mm)
246.73"
(6,266.94mm)
-12.38"
(-314.45mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/