Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, September 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2021
1-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
-1.08"
(-27.44mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2019 1919
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1999
Aug–Sep 2021
2-Month
9.27"
(235.46mm)
9.57"
(243.08mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1928
Jul–Sep 2021
3-Month
15.15"
(384.81mm)
15.25"
(387.35mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1928
Jun–Sep 2021
4-Month
21.40"
(543.56mm)
19.82"
(503.43mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1928
May–Sep 2021
5-Month
23.88"
(606.55mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1901
Ties: 2009
Apr–Sep 2021
6-Month
25.83"
(656.08mm)
27.35"
(694.69mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1901
Mar–Sep 2021
7-Month
29.96"
(760.98mm)
31.63"
(803.40mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1901
Feb–Sep 2021
8-Month
36.50"
(927.10mm)
35.46"
(900.68mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Jan–Sep 2021
9-Month
41.13"
(1,044.70mm)
39.36"
(999.74mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1901
Dec 2020–Sep 2021
10-Month
45.68"
(1,160.27mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2019 1986
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1901
Nov 2020–Sep 2021
11-Month
51.83"
(1,316.48mm)
46.10"
(1,170.94mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1901
Oct 2020–Sep 2021
12-Month
56.04"
(1,423.42mm)
49.39"
(1,254.51mm)
6.65"
(168.91mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2017 1925
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Apr 2020–Sep 2021
18-Month
92.99"
(2,361.95mm)
76.68"
(1,947.67mm)
16.31"
(414.28mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1926
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Oct 2019–Sep 2021
24-Month
120.49"
(3,060.45mm)
98.76"
(2,508.50mm)
21.73"
(551.95mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Oct 2018–Sep 2021
36-Month
176.89"
(4,493.01mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
28.73"
(729.75mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1927
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Oct 2017–Sep 2021
48-Month
235.69"
(5,986.53mm)
197.49"
(5,016.25mm)
38.20"
(970.28mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1988
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Oct 2016–Sep 2021
60-Month
285.06"
(7,240.52mm)
246.79"
(6,268.47mm)
38.27"
(972.05mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1954
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/