Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1998
1-Month
1.76"
(44.70mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1991 2000
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1971
Sep–Oct 1998
2-Month
4.98"
(126.49mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1991 1940
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1999
Aug–Oct 1998
3-Month
10.01"
(254.25mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-2.83"
(-71.89mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1997 1943
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1999
Jul–Oct 1998
4-Month
14.03"
(356.36mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
-4.48"
(-113.79mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1983 1925
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Jun–Oct 1998
5-Month
17.61"
(447.29mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
-5.48"
(-139.20mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1993 1954
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1906
May–Oct 1998
6-Month
22.19"
(563.63mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-4.89"
(-124.20mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1997 2007
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Apr–Oct 1998
7-Month
27.79"
(705.87mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
-2.82"
(-71.62mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1997 2007
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Mar–Oct 1998
8-Month
32.92"
(836.17mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1997 2007
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Ties: 1915
Feb–Oct 1998
9-Month
39.48"
(1,002.79mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Jan–Oct 1998
10-Month
47.16"
(1,197.86mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1997 2007
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Dec 1997–Oct 1998
11-Month
51.09"
(1,297.69mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
4.76"
(120.91mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1997 1986
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Nov 1997–Oct 1998
12-Month
54.86"
(1,393.44mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1997 1951
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
May 1997–Oct 1998
18-Month
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
0.28"
(7.12mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1994 1926
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1929
Nov 1996–Oct 1998
24-Month
100.74"
(2,558.80mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1993 1926
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1929
Nov 1995–Oct 1998
36-Month
156.10"
(3,964.94mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
8.00"
(203.20mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1997 1927
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1908
Nov 1994–Oct 1998
48-Month
209.79"
(5,328.67mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
12.37"
(314.20mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1997 1988
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Nov 1993–Oct 1998
60-Month
261.16"
(6,633.46mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
14.41"
(366.01mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1997 1954
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 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/