Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1998
1-Month
4.57"
(116.08mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2015
Ties: 2002
Nov–Dec 1998
2-Month
6.67"
(169.42mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Oct–Dec 1998
3-Month
8.43"
(214.12mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1991 1933
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Sep–Dec 1998
4-Month
11.65"
(295.91mm)
14.25"
(361.95mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1991 1933
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Aug–Dec 1998
5-Month
16.68"
(423.67mm)
19.53"
(496.06mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1991 1965
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Ties: 2000
Jul–Dec 1998
6-Month
20.70"
(525.78mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
-4.51"
(-114.55mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1980 2001
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Jun–Dec 1998
7-Month
24.28"
(616.71mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
-5.50"
(-139.70mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1993 1933
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
May–Dec 1998
8-Month
28.86"
(733.04mm)
33.77"
(857.76mm)
-4.91"
(-124.72mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1993 2007
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Apr–Dec 1998
9-Month
34.46"
(875.28mm)
37.31"
(947.67mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1997 2007
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Mar–Dec 1998
10-Month
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1997 2007
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Feb–Dec 1998
11-Month
46.15"
(1,172.21mm)
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1997 2007
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan–Dec 1998
12-Month
53.83"
(1,367.28mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1997 2007
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jul 1997–Dec 1998
18-Month
77.30"
(1,963.42mm)
74.53"
(1,893.06mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1994 2001
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1929
Jan 1997–Dec 1998
24-Month
99.92"
(2,537.97mm)
98.70"
(2,506.98mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1994 2008
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1929
Jan 1996–Dec 1998
36-Month
156.71"
(3,980.43mm)
148.07"
(3,760.98mm)
8.64"
(219.45mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1995 1927
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Jan 1995–Dec 1998
48-Month
211.06"
(5,360.92mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1997 1933
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Ties: 2006
Jan 1994–Dec 1998
60-Month
261.17"
(6,633.72mm)
246.73"
(6,266.94mm)
14.44"
(366.78mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/