Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2018
1-Month
4.68"
(118.87mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2017 2000
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1971
Sep–Oct 2018
2-Month
15.08"
(383.03mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 1940
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1999
Aug–Oct 2018
3-Month
21.69"
(550.93mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
8.85"
(224.79mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1943
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1999
Jul–Oct 2018
4-Month
28.05"
(712.47mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
9.54"
(242.32mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2017 1925
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jun–Oct 2018
5-Month
32.03"
(813.56mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
8.94"
(227.07mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1954
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1906
May–Oct 2018
6-Month
38.82"
(986.03mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
11.74"
(298.20mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 2007
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Apr–Oct 2018
7-Month
43.98"
(1,117.09mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
13.37"
(339.60mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 2007
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Mar–Oct 2018
8-Month
48.09"
(1,221.49mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2017 2007
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1901
Feb–Oct 2018
9-Month
51.17"
(1,299.72mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1925
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Jan–Oct 2018
10-Month
54.96"
(1,395.98mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 2007
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Dec 2017–Oct 2018
11-Month
57.81"
(1,468.37mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
11.48"
(291.59mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2017 1986
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Nov 2017–Oct 2018
12-Month
59.11"
(1,501.39mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
9.75"
(247.65mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2017 1951
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2003
May 2017–Oct 2018
18-Month
87.63"
(2,225.80mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
11.22"
(284.99mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2017 1926
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
Nov 2016–Oct 2018
24-Month
107.22"
(2,723.39mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
8.49"
(215.65mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2015 1926
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1929
Nov 2015–Oct 2018
36-Month
168.04"
(4,268.22mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
19.94"
(506.48mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2017 1927
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1908
Nov 2014–Oct 2018
48-Month
219.38"
(5,572.25mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
21.96"
(557.78mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2017 1988
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Nov 2013–Oct 2018
60-Month
271.07"
(6,885.18mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
24.32"
(617.73mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2017 1954
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/