Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, September 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1997
1-Month
5.00"
(127.00mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1995 1919
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1999
Aug–Sep 1997
2-Month
6.90"
(175.26mm)
9.57"
(243.08mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1983 2007
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1928
Ties: 1980
Jul–Sep 1997
3-Month
12.68"
(322.07mm)
15.25"
(387.35mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1993 2007
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1928
Jun–Sep 1997
4-Month
16.59"
(421.39mm)
19.82"
(503.43mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1993 2007
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1928
May–Sep 1997
5-Month
18.74"
(476.00mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
-5.07"
(-128.77mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1993 2007
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Apr–Sep 1997
6-Month
23.60"
(599.44mm)
27.35"
(694.69mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1993 2007
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Mar–Sep 1997
7-Month
27.90"
(708.66mm)
31.63"
(803.40mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1993 2007
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Feb–Sep 1997
8-Month
31.67"
(804.42mm)
35.46"
(900.68mm)
-3.79"
(-96.26mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1993 2007
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Jan–Sep 1997
9-Month
35.30"
(896.62mm)
39.36"
(999.74mm)
-4.06"
(-103.12mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1990 2007
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Dec 1996–Sep 1997
10-Month
39.25"
(996.95mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1986
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Nov 1996–Sep 1997
11-Month
42.79"
(1,086.87mm)
46.10"
(1,170.94mm)
-3.31"
(-84.07mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1990 1911
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Oct 1996–Sep 1997
12-Month
46.76"
(1,187.70mm)
49.39"
(1,254.51mm)
-2.63"
(-66.81mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1992 1925
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Apr 1996–Sep 1997
18-Month
79.47"
(2,018.54mm)
76.68"
(1,947.67mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1995 1926
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Ties: 1924
Oct 1995–Sep 1997
24-Month
105.22"
(2,672.59mm)
98.76"
(2,508.50mm)
6.46"
(164.09mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Ties: 1972
Oct 1994–Sep 1997
36-Month
155.69"
(3,954.53mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
7.53"
(191.27mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1995 1927
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Oct 1993–Sep 1997
48-Month
206.85"
(5,253.99mm)
197.49"
(5,016.25mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1995 1988
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2021
Oct 1992–Sep 1997
60-Month
256.70"
(6,520.18mm)
246.79"
(6,268.47mm)
9.91"
(251.71mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1996 1954
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/