Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, September 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2020
1-Month
6.80"
(172.72mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2019 1919
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1999
Aug–Sep 2020
2-Month
14.78"
(375.41mm)
9.57"
(243.08mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1928
Jul–Sep 2020
3-Month
18.97"
(481.84mm)
15.25"
(387.35mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1928
Jun–Sep 2020
4-Month
24.01"
(609.85mm)
19.82"
(503.43mm)
4.19"
(106.42mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1928
May–Sep 2020
5-Month
31.63"
(803.40mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1901
Apr–Sep 2020
6-Month
36.95"
(938.53mm)
27.35"
(694.69mm)
9.60"
(243.84mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1901
Mar–Sep 2020
7-Month
40.26"
(1,022.60mm)
31.63"
(803.40mm)
8.63"
(219.20mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1901
Feb–Sep 2020
8-Month
47.27"
(1,200.66mm)
35.46"
(900.68mm)
11.81"
(299.98mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Jan–Sep 2020
9-Month
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
39.36"
(999.74mm)
12.28"
(311.92mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1901
Dec 2019–Sep 2020
10-Month
56.21"
(1,427.73mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
13.15"
(334.01mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1986
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1901
Nov 2019–Sep 2020
11-Month
59.55"
(1,512.57mm)
46.10"
(1,170.94mm)
13.45"
(341.63mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1901
Oct 2019–Sep 2020
12-Month
64.45"
(1,637.03mm)
49.39"
(1,254.51mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1925
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Apr 2019–Sep 2020
18-Month
90.72"
(2,304.29mm)
76.68"
(1,947.67mm)
14.04"
(356.62mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1926
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Oct 2018–Sep 2020
24-Month
120.85"
(3,069.59mm)
98.76"
(2,508.50mm)
22.09"
(561.09mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Oct 2017–Sep 2020
36-Month
179.65"
(4,563.11mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
31.49"
(799.85mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1927
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Oct 2016–Sep 2020
48-Month
229.02"
(5,817.11mm)
197.49"
(5,016.25mm)
31.53"
(800.86mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1988
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Oct 2015–Sep 2020
60-Month
291.28"
(7,398.51mm)
246.79"
(6,268.47mm)
44.49"
(1,130.04mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1954
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/