Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1939
1-Month
2.39"
(60.71mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1938 2000
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1971
Sep–Oct 1939
2-Month
3.87"
(98.30mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-3.69"
(-93.72mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1931 1940
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1999
Aug–Oct 1939
3-Month
11.30"
(287.02mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1943
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1999
Jul–Oct 1939
4-Month
19.22"
(488.19mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1938 1925
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Jun–Oct 1939
5-Month
23.86"
(606.04mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
0.77"
(19.55mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1935 1954
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1906
May–Oct 1939
6-Month
26.79"
(680.47mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1935 2007
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1901
Ties: 2005
Apr–Oct 1939
7-Month
30.34"
(770.64mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
-0.27"
(-6.85mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1935 2007
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1901
Mar–Oct 1939
8-Month
34.18"
(868.17mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1935 2007
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1901
Feb–Oct 1939
9-Month
41.71"
(1,059.43mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1938 1925
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2003
Ties: 1942
Jan–Oct 1939
10-Month
45.43"
(1,153.92mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1938 2007
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Dec 1938–Oct 1939
11-Month
48.47"
(1,231.14mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1938 1986
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Ties: 1994
Nov 1938–Oct 1939
12-Month
52.23"
(1,326.64mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1938 1951
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
May 1938–Oct 1939
18-Month
81.42"
(2,068.07mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
5.01"
(127.26mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1926
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Nov 1937–Oct 1939
24-Month
98.78"
(2,509.01mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1935 1926
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2020
Nov 1936–Oct 1939
36-Month
153.62"
(3,901.95mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1935 1927
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2020
Nov 1935–Oct 1939
48-Month
211.98"
(5,384.29mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
14.56"
(369.82mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1938 1988
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2021
Nov 1934–Oct 1939
60-Month
259.81"
(6,599.17mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
13.06"
(331.72mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1938 1954
16th 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 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/