Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, September 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1998
1-Month
3.22"
(81.79mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1992 1919
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1999
Aug–Sep 1998
2-Month
8.25"
(209.55mm)
9.57"
(243.08mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1997 2007
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1928
Jul–Sep 1998
3-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
15.25"
(387.35mm)
-2.98"
(-75.69mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1993 2007
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1928
Jun–Sep 1998
4-Month
15.85"
(402.59mm)
19.82"
(503.43mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1993 2007
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1928
May–Sep 1998
5-Month
20.43"
(518.92mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1997 2007
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Ties: 1988
Apr–Sep 1998
6-Month
26.03"
(661.16mm)
27.35"
(694.69mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1997 2007
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Mar–Sep 1998
7-Month
31.16"
(791.46mm)
31.63"
(803.40mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1997 2007
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Feb–Sep 1998
8-Month
37.72"
(958.09mm)
35.46"
(900.68mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1997 2007
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Jan–Sep 1998
9-Month
45.40"
(1,153.16mm)
39.36"
(999.74mm)
6.04"
(153.42mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1997 2007
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1901
Dec 1997–Sep 1998
10-Month
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
6.27"
(159.26mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1997 1986
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1901
Nov 1997–Sep 1998
11-Month
53.10"
(1,348.74mm)
46.10"
(1,170.94mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1997 1911
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1901
Oct 1997–Sep 1998
12-Month
56.19"
(1,427.23mm)
49.39"
(1,254.51mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1997 1925
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Apr 1997–Sep 1998
18-Month
79.79"
(2,026.67mm)
76.68"
(1,947.67mm)
3.11"
(79.00mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1926
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Oct 1996–Sep 1998
24-Month
102.95"
(2,614.93mm)
98.76"
(2,508.50mm)
4.19"
(106.43mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Oct 1995–Sep 1998
36-Month
161.41"
(4,099.81mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
13.25"
(336.55mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1927
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Oct 1994–Sep 1998
48-Month
211.88"
(5,381.75mm)
197.49"
(5,016.25mm)
14.39"
(365.50mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1997 1988
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2021
Oct 1993–Sep 1998
60-Month
263.04"
(6,681.22mm)
246.79"
(6,268.47mm)
16.25"
(412.75mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 1954
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/