Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1940
1-Month
1.22"
(30.99mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1933 2000
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1971
Sep–Oct 1940
2-Month
2.83"
(71.88mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-4.73"
(-120.14mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1940 1940
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1999
Aug–Oct 1940
3-Month
12.47"
(316.74mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1939 1943
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1999
Ties: 1958
Jul–Oct 1940
4-Month
16.66"
(423.16mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1933 1925
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Jun–Oct 1940
5-Month
20.14"
(511.56mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1933 1954
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1906
May–Oct 1940
6-Month
24.01"
(609.85mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1933 2007
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1901
Apr–Oct 1940
7-Month
27.22"
(691.39mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
-3.39"
(-86.10mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1933 2007
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1901
Mar–Oct 1940
8-Month
30.30"
(769.62mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-4.60"
(-116.84mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1933 2007
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1901
Feb–Oct 1940
9-Month
33.69"
(855.73mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
-5.04"
(-128.01mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1933 1925
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Jan–Oct 1940
10-Month
36.69"
(931.93mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
-5.94"
(-150.87mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1933 2007
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Dec 1939–Oct 1940
11-Month
39.15"
(994.41mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
-7.18"
(-182.37mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1930 1986
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Nov 1939–Oct 1940
12-Month
41.20"
(1,046.48mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
-8.16"
(-207.26mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1930 1951
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
May 1939–Oct 1940
18-Month
67.99"
(1,726.95mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
-8.42"
(-213.86mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1931 1926
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1929
Nov 1938–Oct 1940
24-Month
93.43"
(2,373.12mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
-5.30"
(-134.62mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1933 1926
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Nov 1937–Oct 1940
36-Month
139.98"
(3,555.49mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-8.12"
(-206.25mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1933 1927
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Nov 1936–Oct 1940
48-Month
194.82"
(4,948.43mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1988
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2021
Nov 1935–Oct 1940
60-Month
253.18"
(6,430.77mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1936 1954
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/