Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2003
1-Month
3.76"
(95.50mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2001 2000
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1971
Sep–Oct 2003
2-Month
9.39"
(238.51mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
1.83"
(46.49mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2001 1940
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1999
Aug–Oct 2003
3-Month
15.78"
(400.81mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
2.94"
(74.67mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1943
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1999
Jul–Oct 2003
4-Month
23.48"
(596.39mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2018
Jun–Oct 2003
5-Month
29.01"
(736.85mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
5.92"
(150.36mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2002 1954
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1906
May–Oct 2003
6-Month
36.47"
(926.34mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
9.39"
(238.51mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1901
Apr–Oct 2003
7-Month
42.89"
(1,089.41mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
12.28"
(311.92mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1901
Mar–Oct 2003
8-Month
48.84"
(1,240.54mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
13.94"
(354.08mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Feb–Oct 2003
9-Month
54.03"
(1,372.36mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
15.30"
(388.62mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Jan–Oct 2003
10-Month
56.23"
(1,428.24mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
13.60"
(345.44mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Dec 2002–Oct 2003
11-Month
60.80"
(1,544.32mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
14.47"
(367.54mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2002 1986
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Nov 2002–Oct 2003
12-Month
65.31"
(1,658.87mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
15.95"
(405.13mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2002 1951
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
May 2002–Oct 2003
18-Month
90.63"
(2,302.00mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
14.22"
(361.19mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2002 1926
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Nov 2001–Oct 2003
24-Month
106.91"
(2,715.51mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2002 1926
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1929
Nov 2000–Oct 2003
36-Month
146.63"
(3,724.40mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2002 1927
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1908
Ties: 1928
Nov 1999–Oct 2003
48-Month
190.20"
(4,831.08mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
-7.22"
(-183.39mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2002 1988
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Nov 1998–Oct 2003
60-Month
245.07"
(6,224.78mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1954
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/