Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, March 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1998
1-Month
5.13"
(130.30mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1997 2006
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1980
Feb–Mar 1998
2-Month
11.69"
(296.93mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
3.58"
(90.94mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 2006
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1899
Jan–Mar 1998
3-Month
19.37"
(492.00mm)
12.02"
(305.31mm)
7.35"
(186.69mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1986
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1997–Mar 1998
4-Month
23.30"
(591.82mm)
15.72"
(399.29mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1986
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1997–Mar 1998
5-Month
27.07"
(687.58mm)
18.75"
(476.25mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1997–Mar 1998
6-Month
30.16"
(766.06mm)
22.05"
(560.07mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Sep 1997–Mar 1998
7-Month
35.16"
(893.06mm)
26.30"
(668.02mm)
8.86"
(225.04mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1997–Mar 1998
8-Month
37.06"
(941.32mm)
31.56"
(801.62mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1996 1898
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jul 1997–Mar 1998
9-Month
42.84"
(1,088.14mm)
37.22"
(945.39mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1996 1981
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1997–Mar 1998
10-Month
46.75"
(1,187.45mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
4.94"
(125.48mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1995 1981
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 1973
May 1997–Mar 1998
11-Month
48.90"
(1,242.06mm)
45.80"
(1,163.32mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1995 2008
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Apr 1997–Mar 1998
12-Month
53.76"
(1,365.50mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1996 2008
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Oct 1996–Mar 1998
18-Month
76.92"
(1,953.77mm)
71.41"
(1,813.81mm)
5.51"
(139.96mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Apr 1996–Mar 1998
24-Month
109.63"
(2,784.60mm)
98.64"
(2,505.46mm)
10.99"
(279.14mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1927
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2020
Apr 1995–Mar 1998
36-Month
162.94"
(4,138.68mm)
148.09"
(3,761.49mm)
14.85"
(377.19mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1928
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Apr 1994–Mar 1998
48-Month
211.19"
(5,364.23mm)
197.40"
(5,013.96mm)
13.79"
(350.27mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Apr 1993–Mar 1998
60-Month
257.50"
(6,540.50mm)
246.65"
(6,264.91mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1996 1928
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/