Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1997
1-Month
3.93"
(99.82mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 1989, 2008
Nov–Dec 1997
2-Month
7.70"
(195.58mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1996 1965
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2015
Oct–Dec 1997
3-Month
10.79"
(274.07mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
0.83"
(21.09mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1933
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2015
Sep–Dec 1997
4-Month
15.79"
(401.07mm)
14.25"
(361.95mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1933
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Aug–Dec 1997
5-Month
17.69"
(449.33mm)
19.53"
(496.06mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1965
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jul–Dec 1997
6-Month
23.47"
(596.14mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
-1.74"
(-44.19mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1993 2001
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jun–Dec 1997
7-Month
27.38"
(695.45mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1993 1933
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
May–Dec 1997
8-Month
29.53"
(750.06mm)
33.77"
(857.76mm)
-4.24"
(-107.70mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1993 2007
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Apr–Dec 1997
9-Month
34.39"
(873.51mm)
37.31"
(947.67mm)
-2.92"
(-74.16mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1993 2007
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Mar–Dec 1997
10-Month
38.69"
(982.73mm)
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1993 2007
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Ties: 1939
Feb–Dec 1997
11-Month
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
-2.96"
(-75.19mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1993 2007
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan–Dec 1997
12-Month
46.09"
(1,170.69mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
-3.24"
(-82.29mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1988 2007
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jul 1996–Dec 1997
18-Month
79.24"
(2,012.70mm)
74.53"
(1,893.06mm)
4.71"
(119.64mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1995 2001
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1929
Jan 1996–Dec 1997
24-Month
102.88"
(2,613.15mm)
98.70"
(2,506.98mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1994 2008
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1929
Jan 1995–Dec 1997
36-Month
157.23"
(3,993.64mm)
148.07"
(3,760.98mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1927
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan 1994–Dec 1997
48-Month
207.34"
(5,266.44mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
9.93"
(252.23mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1995 1933
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan 1993–Dec 1997
60-Month
253.48"
(6,438.39mm)
246.73"
(6,266.94mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1995 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/