Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2008
1-Month
3.93"
(99.82mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2006 1965
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2015
Ties: 1989, 1997
Nov–Dec 2008
2-Month
7.42"
(188.47mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2015
Oct–Dec 2008
3-Month
9.34"
(237.24mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-0.62"
(-15.74mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2004 1933
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2015
Sep–Dec 2008
4-Month
14.78"
(375.41mm)
14.25"
(361.95mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2007 1933
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2018
Aug–Dec 2008
5-Month
20.75"
(527.05mm)
19.53"
(496.06mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2018
Jul–Dec 2008
6-Month
25.88"
(657.35mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2007 2001
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2018
Jun–Dec 2008
7-Month
28.16"
(715.26mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2007 1933
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2018
May–Dec 2008
8-Month
31.10"
(789.94mm)
33.77"
(857.76mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2018
Apr–Dec 2008
9-Month
36.08"
(916.43mm)
37.31"
(947.67mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2018
Mar–Dec 2008
10-Month
39.95"
(1,014.73mm)
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2018
Feb–Dec 2008
11-Month
43.94"
(1,116.08mm)
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2018
Jan–Dec 2008
12-Month
45.81"
(1,163.57mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2018
Jul 2007–Dec 2008
18-Month
62.91"
(1,597.91mm)
74.53"
(1,893.06mm)
-11.62"
(-295.15mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2001 2001
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1929
Jan 2007–Dec 2008
24-Month
80.56"
(2,046.22mm)
98.70"
(2,506.98mm)
-18.14"
(-460.76mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2008
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1929
Jan 2006–Dec 2008
36-Month
131.73"
(3,345.94mm)
148.07"
(3,760.98mm)
-16.34"
(-415.04mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2002 1927
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2018
Jan 2005–Dec 2008
48-Month
179.31"
(4,554.47mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-18.10"
(-459.74mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1988 1933
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2018
Jan 2004–Dec 2008
60-Month
228.46"
(5,802.88mm)
246.73"
(6,266.94mm)
-18.27"
(-464.06mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/