Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of December 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 2003

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2003
1-Month
2.20"
(55.88mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2001 1907
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1937
Dec 2002–Jan 2003
2-Month
6.77"
(171.96mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1937
Nov 2002–Jan 2003
3-Month
11.28"
(286.51mm)
10.64"
(270.26mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2010
Ties: 1903
Oct 2002–Jan 2003
4-Month
16.74"
(425.20mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
2.81"
(71.38mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2016
Sep 2002–Jan 2003
5-Month
21.39"
(543.31mm)
18.18"
(461.77mm)
3.21"
(81.54mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Aug 2002–Jan 2003
6-Month
26.36"
(669.54mm)
23.45"
(595.63mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jul 2002–Jan 2003
7-Month
30.84"
(783.34mm)
29.11"
(739.39mm)
1.73"
(43.95mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2008
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jun 2002–Jan 2003
8-Month
33.81"
(858.77mm)
33.70"
(855.98mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
May 2002–Jan 2003
9-Month
36.60"
(929.64mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2008
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Apr 2002–Jan 2003
10-Month
38.48"
(977.39mm)
41.22"
(1,046.99mm)
-2.74"
(-69.60mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2008
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Mar 2002–Jan 2003
11-Month
43.12"
(1,095.25mm)
45.52"
(1,156.21mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2002 2008
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Feb 2002–Jan 2003
12-Month
44.76"
(1,136.90mm)
49.38"
(1,254.25mm)
-4.62"
(-117.35mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2002 2008
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Aug 2001–Jan 2003
18-Month
61.27"
(1,556.26mm)
72.72"
(1,847.09mm)
-11.45"
(-290.83mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2002 1927
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1930
Feb 2001–Jan 2003
24-Month
85.52"
(2,172.21mm)
98.78"
(2,509.01mm)
-13.26"
(-336.80mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2002 1927
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1930
Feb 2000–Jan 2003
36-Month
126.98"
(3,225.29mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
-21.18"
(-537.97mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1928 1928
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Feb 1999–Jan 2003
48-Month
178.64"
(4,537.46mm)
197.50"
(5,016.50mm)
-18.86"
(-479.04mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Feb 1998–Jan 2003
60-Month
230.52"
(5,855.21mm)
246.77"
(6,267.96mm)
-16.25"
(-412.75mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1989 1935
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/