Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
4.57"
(116.08mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2015
Ties: 1998
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
9.08"
(230.63mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2015
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
14.54"
(369.32mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
4.58"
(116.34mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2001 1933
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2015
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
19.19"
(487.43mm)
14.25"
(361.95mm)
4.94"
(125.48mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2001 1933
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2018
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
24.16"
(613.66mm)
19.53"
(496.06mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2018
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
28.64"
(727.46mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
3.43"
(87.13mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2001 2001
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2018
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
31.61"
(802.89mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1933
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2018
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
34.40"
(873.76mm)
33.77"
(857.76mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2001 2007
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2018
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
36.28"
(921.51mm)
37.31"
(947.67mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2001 2007
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2018
Ties: 1915
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
40.92"
(1,039.37mm)
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2001 2007
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2018
Ties: 1952
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
-2.86"
(-72.65mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2001 2007
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2018
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
47.53"
(1,207.26mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2001 2007
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2018
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
64.42"
(1,636.27mm)
74.53"
(1,893.06mm)
-10.11"
(-256.79mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2001 2001
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1929
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
85.34"
(2,167.64mm)
98.70"
(2,506.98mm)
-13.36"
(-339.34mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2001 2008
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1929
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
129.70"
(3,294.38mm)
148.07"
(3,760.98mm)
-18.37"
(-466.60mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1927
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2018
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
182.17"
(4,627.12mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-15.24"
(-387.09mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1988 1933
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2018
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
236.00"
(5,994.40mm)
246.73"
(6,266.94mm)
-10.73"
(-272.54mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2018

Citing This Page

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