Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1998
1-Month
7.68"
(195.07mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1907
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Dec 1997–Jan 1998
2-Month
11.61"
(294.89mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1937
Nov 1997–Jan 1998
3-Month
15.38"
(390.65mm)
10.64"
(270.26mm)
4.74"
(120.39mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2010
Oct 1997–Jan 1998
4-Month
18.47"
(469.14mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2016
Sep 1997–Jan 1998
5-Month
23.47"
(596.14mm)
18.18"
(461.77mm)
5.29"
(134.37mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1997–Jan 1998
6-Month
25.37"
(644.40mm)
23.45"
(595.63mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1995 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jul 1997–Jan 1998
7-Month
31.15"
(791.21mm)
29.11"
(739.39mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1996 2008
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 2017
Jun 1997–Jan 1998
8-Month
35.06"
(890.52mm)
33.70"
(855.98mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
May 1997–Jan 1998
9-Month
37.21"
(945.13mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
-0.48"
(-12.20mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1994 2008
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Apr 1997–Jan 1998
10-Month
42.07"
(1,068.58mm)
41.22"
(1,046.99mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1995 2008
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Mar 1997–Jan 1998
11-Month
46.37"
(1,177.80mm)
45.52"
(1,156.21mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1994 2008
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Feb 1997–Jan 1998
12-Month
50.14"
(1,273.56mm)
49.38"
(1,254.25mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1994 2008
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1996–Jan 1998
18-Month
80.22"
(2,037.59mm)
72.72"
(1,847.09mm)
7.50"
(190.50mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1927
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1930
Feb 1996–Jan 1998
24-Month
105.30"
(2,674.62mm)
98.78"
(2,509.01mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1996 1927
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1930
Feb 1995–Jan 1998
36-Month
159.51"
(4,051.55mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1996 1928
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Feb 1994–Jan 1998
48-Month
209.96"
(5,332.98mm)
197.50"
(5,016.50mm)
12.46"
(316.48mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Feb 1993–Jan 1998
60-Month
255.35"
(6,485.89mm)
246.77"
(6,267.96mm)
8.58"
(217.93mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1996 1935
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/