Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1971
1-Month
8.73"
(221.74mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
5.46"
(138.68mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1970 2000
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1971
Sep–Oct 1971
2-Month
13.21"
(335.53mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1940
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1999
Aug–Oct 1971
3-Month
19.23"
(488.44mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
6.39"
(162.30mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1943
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1999
Jul–Oct 1971
4-Month
25.48"
(647.19mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
6.97"
(177.04mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2018
Jun–Oct 1971
5-Month
29.04"
(737.62mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
5.95"
(151.13mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1970 1954
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1906
May–Oct 1971
6-Month
34.30"
(871.22mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1901
Apr–Oct 1971
7-Month
37.42"
(950.47mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
6.81"
(172.98mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1901
Mar–Oct 1971
8-Month
42.37"
(1,076.20mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1901
Feb–Oct 1971
9-Month
47.35"
(1,202.69mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2003
Jan–Oct 1971
10-Month
51.62"
(1,311.15mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
8.99"
(228.35mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2003
Dec 1970–Oct 1971
11-Month
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
7.93"
(201.42mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1970 1986
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2003
Nov 1970–Oct 1971
12-Month
56.63"
(1,438.40mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1970 1951
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2003
May 1970–Oct 1971
18-Month
82.13"
(2,086.10mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
5.72"
(145.29mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1970 1926
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1929
Nov 1969–Oct 1971
24-Month
102.90"
(2,613.66mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1926
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2020
Nov 1968–Oct 1971
36-Month
152.56"
(3,875.02mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
4.46"
(113.28mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1970 1927
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2020
Nov 1967–Oct 1971
48-Month
195.86"
(4,974.84mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1970 1988
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2021
Nov 1966–Oct 1971
60-Month
240.50"
(6,108.70mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
-6.25"
(-158.75mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1970 1954
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 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/