Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1938
1-Month
1.47"
(37.34mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1933 2000
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1971
Sep–Oct 1938
2-Month
7.53"
(191.26mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1937 1940
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1999
Aug–Oct 1938
3-Month
10.25"
(260.35mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1933 1943
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1999
Jul–Oct 1938
4-Month
17.99"
(456.95mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
-0.52"
(-13.20mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1933 1925
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Jun–Oct 1938
5-Month
24.43"
(620.52mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1935 1954
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1906
May–Oct 1938
6-Month
29.19"
(741.43mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1937 2007
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1901
Apr–Oct 1938
7-Month
34.04"
(864.62mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
3.43"
(87.13mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1937 2007
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1901
Mar–Oct 1938
8-Month
36.98"
(939.29mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1937 2007
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1901
Ties: 1920
Feb–Oct 1938
9-Month
38.35"
(974.09mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1935 1925
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Jan–Oct 1938
10-Month
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
-1.44"
(-36.57mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1935 2007
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Ties: 1987
Dec 1937–Oct 1938
11-Month
43.49"
(1,104.65mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
-2.84"
(-72.13mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1935 1986
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Nov 1937–Oct 1938
12-Month
46.55"
(1,182.37mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1933 1951
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
May 1937–Oct 1938
18-Month
73.44"
(1,865.38mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
-2.97"
(-75.43mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1926
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Nov 1936–Oct 1938
24-Month
101.39"
(2,575.31mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
2.66"
(67.57mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1935 1926
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2020
Nov 1935–Oct 1938
36-Month
159.75"
(4,057.65mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1936 1927
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2020
Nov 1934–Oct 1938
48-Month
207.58"
(5,272.53mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
10.16"
(258.06mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1936 1988
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2021
Nov 1933–Oct 1938
60-Month
255.09"
(6,479.29mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1937 1954
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/