Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, September 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2003
1-Month
5.63"
(143.00mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2002 1919
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1999
Aug–Sep 2003
2-Month
12.02"
(305.31mm)
9.57"
(243.08mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1928
Jul–Sep 2003
3-Month
19.72"
(500.89mm)
15.25"
(387.35mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1928
Jun–Sep 2003
4-Month
25.25"
(641.35mm)
19.82"
(503.43mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1928
May–Sep 2003
5-Month
32.71"
(830.83mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1901
Apr–Sep 2003
6-Month
39.13"
(993.90mm)
27.35"
(694.69mm)
11.78"
(299.21mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1901
Mar–Sep 2003
7-Month
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
31.63"
(803.40mm)
13.45"
(341.63mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Feb–Sep 2003
8-Month
50.27"
(1,276.86mm)
35.46"
(900.68mm)
14.81"
(376.18mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Jan–Sep 2003
9-Month
52.47"
(1,332.74mm)
39.36"
(999.74mm)
13.11"
(333.00mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Dec 2002–Sep 2003
10-Month
57.04"
(1,448.82mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
13.98"
(355.10mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2002 1986
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Nov 2002–Sep 2003
11-Month
61.55"
(1,563.37mm)
46.10"
(1,170.94mm)
15.45"
(392.43mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2002 1911
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Oct 2002–Sep 2003
12-Month
67.01"
(1,702.05mm)
49.39"
(1,254.51mm)
17.62"
(447.54mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Apr 2002–Sep 2003
18-Month
88.75"
(2,254.25mm)
76.68"
(1,947.67mm)
12.07"
(306.58mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2002 1926
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Oct 2001–Sep 2003
24-Month
104.36"
(2,650.74mm)
98.76"
(2,508.50mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
Oct 2000–Sep 2003
36-Month
142.95"
(3,630.93mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
-5.21"
(-132.33mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2002 1927
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020
Oct 1999–Sep 2003
48-Month
191.21"
(4,856.73mm)
197.49"
(5,016.25mm)
-6.28"
(-159.52mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2002 1988
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2021
Oct 1998–Sep 2003
60-Month
243.07"
(6,173.98mm)
246.79"
(6,268.47mm)
-3.72"
(-94.49mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2002 1954
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/