Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, March 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2018
1-Month
4.11"
(104.39mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2017 2006
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1980
Feb–Mar 2018
2-Month
7.19"
(182.63mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
-0.92"
(-23.36mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2017 2006
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1899
Jan–Mar 2018
3-Month
10.98"
(278.89mm)
12.02"
(305.31mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2017 1986
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Dec 2017–Mar 2018
4-Month
13.83"
(351.28mm)
15.72"
(399.29mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2017 1986
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Ties: 1896, 2009
Nov 2017–Mar 2018
5-Month
15.13"
(384.30mm)
18.75"
(476.25mm)
-3.62"
(-91.95mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2017 1918
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Oct 2017–Mar 2018
6-Month
19.50"
(495.30mm)
22.05"
(560.07mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1918
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Sep 2017–Mar 2018
7-Month
23.36"
(593.34mm)
26.30"
(668.02mm)
-2.94"
(-74.68mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2008 1941
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Aug 2017–Mar 2018
8-Month
28.51"
(724.15mm)
31.56"
(801.62mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2008 1898
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Jul 2017–Mar 2018
9-Month
33.00"
(838.20mm)
37.22"
(945.39mm)
-4.22"
(-107.19mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2008 1981
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Ties: 1938
Jun 2017–Mar 2018
10-Month
37.70"
(957.58mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
-4.11"
(-104.39mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2011 1981
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
May 2017–Mar 2018
11-Month
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
45.80"
(1,163.32mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2012 2008
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Ties: 1932
Apr 2017–Mar 2018
12-Month
50.15"
(1,273.81mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2017 2008
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Oct 2016–Mar 2018
18-Month
68.87"
(1,749.30mm)
71.41"
(1,813.81mm)
-2.54"
(-64.51mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2013 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Apr 2016–Mar 2018
24-Month
98.80"
(2,509.52mm)
98.64"
(2,505.46mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2013 1927
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Apr 2015–Mar 2018
36-Month
156.99"
(3,987.55mm)
148.09"
(3,761.49mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2017 1928
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Apr 2014–Mar 2018
48-Month
206.94"
(5,256.28mm)
197.40"
(5,013.96mm)
9.54"
(242.32mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Apr 2013–Mar 2018
60-Month
262.94"
(6,678.68mm)
246.65"
(6,264.91mm)
16.29"
(413.77mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2017 1928
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/