Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2002
1-Month
4.97"
(126.24mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2001 1907
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1937
Ties: 1926
Dec 2001–Jan 2002
2-Month
6.97"
(177.04mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2001 1956
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1937
Ties: 1930
Nov 2001–Jan 2002
3-Month
8.12"
(206.25mm)
10.64"
(270.26mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2001 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2010
Oct 2001–Jan 2002
4-Month
9.33"
(236.98mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-4.60"
(-116.84mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2001 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2016
Sep 2001–Jan 2002
5-Month
12.32"
(312.93mm)
18.18"
(461.77mm)
-5.86"
(-148.84mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1942 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Aug 2001–Jan 2002
6-Month
16.51"
(419.35mm)
23.45"
(595.63mm)
-6.94"
(-176.28mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jul 2001–Jan 2002
7-Month
21.86"
(555.24mm)
29.11"
(739.39mm)
-7.25"
(-184.15mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1981 2008
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 2001–Jan 2002
8-Month
27.80"
(706.12mm)
33.70"
(855.98mm)
-5.90"
(-149.86mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
May 2001–Jan 2002
9-Month
31.07"
(789.18mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
-6.62"
(-168.15mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1989 2008
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Apr 2001–Jan 2002
10-Month
32.75"
(831.85mm)
41.22"
(1,046.99mm)
-8.47"
(-215.14mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1981 2008
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Mar 2001–Jan 2002
11-Month
38.00"
(965.20mm)
45.52"
(1,156.21mm)
-7.52"
(-191.01mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1989 2008
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Feb 2001–Jan 2002
12-Month
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
49.38"
(1,254.25mm)
-8.62"
(-218.95mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1989 2008
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Aug 2000–Jan 2002
18-Month
59.46"
(1,510.28mm)
72.72"
(1,847.09mm)
-13.26"
(-336.81mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1927 1927
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1930
Feb 2000–Jan 2002
24-Month
82.22"
(2,088.39mm)
98.78"
(2,509.01mm)
-16.56"
(-420.62mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1942 1927
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1930
Feb 1999–Jan 2002
36-Month
133.88"
(3,400.55mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
-14.28"
(-362.71mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1989 1928
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Feb 1998–Jan 2002
48-Month
185.76"
(4,718.30mm)
197.50"
(5,016.50mm)
-11.74"
(-298.20mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Feb 1997–Jan 2002
60-Month
235.90"
(5,991.86mm)
246.77"
(6,267.96mm)
-10.87"
(-276.10mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1990 1935
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/