Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1970
1-Month
4.65"
(118.11mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1969 2000
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1971
Sep–Oct 1970
2-Month
7.03"
(178.56mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1969 1940
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1999
Aug–Oct 1970
3-Month
13.32"
(338.33mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 1943
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1999
Jul–Oct 1970
4-Month
19.37"
(492.00mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1969 1925
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2018
Jun–Oct 1970
5-Month
22.73"
(577.34mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1968 1954
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1906
May–Oct 1970
6-Month
25.50"
(647.70mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1968 2007
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Apr–Oct 1970
7-Month
28.86"
(733.04mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1968 2007
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Mar–Oct 1970
8-Month
32.81"
(833.37mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1968 2007
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Feb–Oct 1970
9-Month
36.47"
(926.34mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1925
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2003
Jan–Oct 1970
10-Month
38.80"
(985.52mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1968 2007
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2003
Ties: 1907
Dec 1969–Oct 1970
11-Month
43.25"
(1,098.55mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1986
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2003
Nov 1969–Oct 1970
12-Month
46.27"
(1,175.26mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
-3.09"
(-78.48mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1968 1951
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2003
May 1969–Oct 1970
18-Month
74.03"
(1,880.36mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1969 1926
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Nov 1968–Oct 1970
24-Month
95.93"
(2,436.62mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1969 1926
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2020
Nov 1967–Oct 1970
36-Month
139.23"
(3,536.44mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-8.87"
(-225.30mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1969 1927
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2020
Nov 1966–Oct 1970
48-Month
183.87"
(4,670.30mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
-13.55"
(-344.17mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1969 1988
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2021
Nov 1965–Oct 1970
60-Month
228.63"
(5,807.20mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
-18.12"
(-460.25mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1955 1954
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 16, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/