Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, January 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2016
1-Month
2.80"
(71.12mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2011 1907
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1937
Dec 2015–Jan 2016
2-Month
10.11"
(256.79mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1937
Nov 2015–Jan 2016
3-Month
17.31"
(439.67mm)
10.64"
(270.26mm)
6.67"
(169.41mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Oct 2015–Jan 2016
4-Month
24.38"
(619.25mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
10.45"
(265.43mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Sep 2015–Jan 2016
5-Month
29.69"
(754.13mm)
18.18"
(461.77mm)
11.51"
(292.36mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 2015–Jan 2016
6-Month
33.69"
(855.73mm)
23.45"
(595.63mm)
10.24"
(260.10mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 2015–Jan 2016
7-Month
38.07"
(966.98mm)
29.11"
(739.39mm)
8.96"
(227.59mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 2008
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 2015–Jan 2016
8-Month
43.27"
(1,099.06mm)
33.70"
(855.98mm)
9.57"
(243.08mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 2015–Jan 2016
9-Month
45.89"
(1,165.61mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
8.20"
(208.28mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 2008
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Apr 2015–Jan 2016
10-Month
50.24"
(1,276.10mm)
41.22"
(1,046.99mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 2008
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Mar 2015–Jan 2016
11-Month
53.67"
(1,363.22mm)
45.52"
(1,156.21mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2015 2008
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Feb 2015–Jan 2016
12-Month
57.17"
(1,452.12mm)
49.38"
(1,254.25mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2015 2008
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Aug 2014–Jan 2016
18-Month
82.23"
(2,088.64mm)
72.72"
(1,847.09mm)
9.51"
(241.55mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1927
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1930
Feb 2014–Jan 2016
24-Month
107.91"
(2,740.91mm)
98.78"
(2,509.01mm)
9.13"
(231.90mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1927
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1930
Feb 2013–Jan 2016
36-Month
162.96"
(4,139.18mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2015 1928
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Feb 2012–Jan 2016
48-Month
211.41"
(5,369.81mm)
197.50"
(5,016.50mm)
13.91"
(353.31mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Feb 2011–Jan 2016
60-Month
258.31"
(6,561.07mm)
246.77"
(6,267.96mm)
11.54"
(293.11mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2015 1935
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020

Citing This Page

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