Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, September 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2002
1-Month
4.65"
(118.11mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2001 1919
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1999
Aug–Sep 2002
2-Month
9.62"
(244.35mm)
9.57"
(243.08mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2001 2007
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1928
Jul–Sep 2002
3-Month
14.10"
(358.14mm)
15.25"
(387.35mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2001 2007
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1928
Jun–Sep 2002
4-Month
17.07"
(433.58mm)
19.82"
(503.43mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1998 2007
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1928
May–Sep 2002
5-Month
19.86"
(504.44mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1997 2007
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1901
Apr–Sep 2002
6-Month
21.74"
(552.20mm)
27.35"
(694.69mm)
-5.61"
(-142.49mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1993 2007
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1901
Mar–Sep 2002
7-Month
26.38"
(670.05mm)
31.63"
(803.40mm)
-5.25"
(-133.35mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1990 2007
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1901
Ties: 1990
Feb–Sep 2002
8-Month
28.02"
(711.71mm)
35.46"
(900.68mm)
-7.44"
(-188.97mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2003
Jan–Sep 2002
9-Month
32.99"
(837.95mm)
39.36"
(999.74mm)
-6.37"
(-161.79mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1988 2007
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1901
Dec 2001–Sep 2002
10-Month
34.99"
(888.75mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
-8.07"
(-204.97mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1901
Nov 2001–Sep 2002
11-Month
36.14"
(917.96mm)
46.10"
(1,170.94mm)
-9.96"
(-252.98mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1901
Oct 2001–Sep 2002
12-Month
37.35"
(948.69mm)
49.39"
(1,254.51mm)
-12.04"
(-305.82mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2003
Apr 2001–Sep 2002
18-Month
60.77"
(1,543.56mm)
76.68"
(1,947.67mm)
-15.91"
(-404.11mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1926
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Oct 2000–Sep 2002
24-Month
75.94"
(1,928.88mm)
98.76"
(2,508.50mm)
-22.82"
(-579.62mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
Oct 1999–Sep 2002
36-Month
124.20"
(3,154.68mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
-23.96"
(-608.58mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1927 1927
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
Oct 1998–Sep 2002
48-Month
176.06"
(4,471.92mm)
197.49"
(5,016.25mm)
-21.43"
(-544.33mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1988 1988
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2021
Oct 1997–Sep 2002
60-Month
232.25"
(5,899.15mm)
246.79"
(6,268.47mm)
-14.54"
(-369.32mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1989 1954
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/