Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1991

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1991
1-Month
5.15"
(130.81mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1990 1907
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1937
Dec 1990–Jan 1991
2-Month
8.66"
(219.96mm)
7.60"
(193.04mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1937
Nov 1990–Jan 1991
3-Month
10.85"
(275.59mm)
10.64"
(270.26mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2010
Oct 1990–Jan 1991
4-Month
19.11"
(485.39mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Sep 1990–Jan 1991
5-Month
20.42"
(518.67mm)
18.18"
(461.77mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Aug 1990–Jan 1991
6-Month
26.23"
(666.24mm)
23.45"
(595.63mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Jul 1990–Jan 1991
7-Month
30.06"
(763.52mm)
29.11"
(739.39mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1989 2008
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Jun 1990–Jan 1991
8-Month
31.47"
(799.34mm)
33.70"
(855.98mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
May 1990–Jan 1991
9-Month
37.94"
(963.68mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1989 2008
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Apr 1990–Jan 1991
10-Month
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
41.22"
(1,046.99mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1989 2008
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Mar 1990–Jan 1991
11-Month
45.49"
(1,155.45mm)
45.52"
(1,156.21mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1989 2008
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Feb 1990–Jan 1991
12-Month
49.92"
(1,267.97mm)
49.38"
(1,254.25mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1989 2008
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Aug 1989–Jan 1991
18-Month
77.05"
(1,957.07mm)
72.72"
(1,847.09mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1989 1927
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1930
Feb 1989–Jan 1991
24-Month
111.84"
(2,840.74mm)
98.78"
(2,509.01mm)
13.06"
(331.73mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1990 1927
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1930
Feb 1988–Jan 1991
36-Month
150.63"
(3,826.00mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1928
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Feb 1987–Jan 1991
48-Month
195.95"
(4,977.13mm)
197.50"
(5,016.50mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Feb 1986–Jan 1991
60-Month
239.39"
(6,080.51mm)
246.77"
(6,267.96mm)
-7.38"
(-187.45mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1990 1935
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/