Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 1999

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1999
1-Month
5.73"
(145.54mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1997 1907
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1937
Dec 1998–Jan 1999
2-Month
10.30"
(261.62mm)
7.60"
(193.04mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1937
Nov 1998–Jan 1999
3-Month
12.40"
(314.96mm)
10.64"
(270.26mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2010
Oct 1998–Jan 1999
4-Month
14.16"
(359.66mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2016
Sep 1998–Jan 1999
5-Month
17.38"
(441.45mm)
18.18"
(461.77mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Aug 1998–Jan 1999
6-Month
22.41"
(569.21mm)
23.45"
(595.63mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jul 1998–Jan 1999
7-Month
26.43"
(671.32mm)
29.11"
(739.39mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1994 2008
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jun 1998–Jan 1999
8-Month
30.01"
(762.25mm)
33.70"
(855.98mm)
-3.69"
(-93.73mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
May 1998–Jan 1999
9-Month
34.59"
(878.59mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1994 2008
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Apr 1998–Jan 1999
10-Month
40.19"
(1,020.83mm)
41.22"
(1,046.99mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1995 2008
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Mar 1998–Jan 1999
11-Month
45.32"
(1,151.13mm)
45.52"
(1,156.21mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1994 2008
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Feb 1998–Jan 1999
12-Month
51.88"
(1,317.75mm)
49.38"
(1,254.25mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1998 2008
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1997–Jan 1999
18-Month
77.25"
(1,962.15mm)
72.72"
(1,847.09mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1995 1927
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1930
Feb 1997–Jan 1999
24-Month
102.02"
(2,591.31mm)
98.78"
(2,509.01mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1995 1927
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1930
Feb 1996–Jan 1999
36-Month
157.18"
(3,992.37mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1996 1928
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Feb 1995–Jan 1999
48-Month
211.39"
(5,369.31mm)
197.50"
(5,016.50mm)
13.89"
(352.81mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Ties: 1949
Feb 1994–Jan 1999
60-Month
261.84"
(6,650.74mm)
246.77"
(6,267.96mm)
15.07"
(382.78mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1998 1935
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/