Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1990
1-Month
3.83"
(97.28mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1989 1907
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1937
Dec 1989–Jan 1990
2-Month
7.76"
(197.10mm)
7.60"
(193.04mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1937
Nov 1989–Jan 1990
3-Month
11.15"
(283.21mm)
10.64"
(270.26mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Oct 1989–Jan 1990
4-Month
15.86"
(402.84mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2016
Sep 1989–Jan 1990
5-Month
22.03"
(559.56mm)
18.18"
(461.77mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Aug 1989–Jan 1990
6-Month
27.13"
(689.10mm)
23.45"
(595.63mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jul 1989–Jan 1990
7-Month
33.85"
(859.79mm)
29.11"
(739.39mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1989 2008
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1989–Jan 1990
8-Month
40.96"
(1,040.38mm)
33.70"
(855.98mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
May 1989–Jan 1990
9-Month
46.04"
(1,169.42mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
8.35"
(212.09mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1989 2008
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Apr 1989–Jan 1990
10-Month
51.04"
(1,296.42mm)
41.22"
(1,046.99mm)
9.82"
(249.43mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1989 2008
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Mar 1989–Jan 1990
11-Month
57.01"
(1,448.05mm)
45.52"
(1,156.21mm)
11.49"
(291.84mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1989 2008
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Feb 1989–Jan 1990
12-Month
61.92"
(1,572.77mm)
49.38"
(1,254.25mm)
12.54"
(318.52mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1989 2008
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Aug 1988–Jan 1990
18-Month
81.47"
(2,069.34mm)
72.72"
(1,847.09mm)
8.75"
(222.25mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1989 1927
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1930
Feb 1988–Jan 1990
24-Month
100.71"
(2,558.03mm)
98.78"
(2,509.01mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1989 1927
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1930
Feb 1987–Jan 1990
36-Month
146.03"
(3,709.16mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1928
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Feb 1986–Jan 1990
48-Month
189.47"
(4,812.54mm)
197.50"
(5,016.50mm)
-8.03"
(-203.96mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Feb 1985–Jan 1990
60-Month
234.36"
(5,952.74mm)
246.77"
(6,267.96mm)
-12.41"
(-315.22mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1989 1935
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 5, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/