Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, July 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1972
1-Month
5.49"
(139.45mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1966 1983
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1916
Ties: 1910, 1921
Jun–Jul 1972
2-Month
10.64"
(270.26mm)
10.25"
(260.35mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1990
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2013
Ties: 1960
May–Jul 1972
3-Month
16.83"
(427.48mm)
14.24"
(361.70mm)
2.59"
(65.78mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1911
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2013
Apr–Jul 1972
4-Month
19.32"
(490.73mm)
17.77"
(451.36mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1986
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2003
Mar–Jul 1972
5-Month
22.79"
(578.87mm)
22.06"
(560.32mm)
0.73"
(18.55mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1986
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003
Feb–Jul 1972
6-Month
27.15"
(689.61mm)
25.89"
(657.61mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1970 1986
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003
Jan–Jul 1972
7-Month
31.42"
(798.07mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1986
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003
Dec 1971–Jul 1972
8-Month
33.69"
(855.73mm)
33.49"
(850.65mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1970 1986
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003
Nov 1971–Jul 1972
9-Month
36.21"
(919.73mm)
36.52"
(927.61mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003
Oct 1971–Jul 1972
10-Month
44.94"
(1,141.48mm)
39.82"
(1,011.43mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2003
Sep 1971–Jul 1972
11-Month
49.42"
(1,255.27mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
5.35"
(135.89mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2003
Aug 1971–Jul 1972
12-Month
55.44"
(1,408.18mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Feb 1971–Jul 1972
18-Month
83.56"
(2,122.42mm)
75.27"
(1,911.86mm)
8.29"
(210.56mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 2008
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Aug 1970–Jul 1972
24-Month
106.16"
(2,696.46mm)
98.60"
(2,504.44mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1986
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2020
Aug 1969–Jul 1972
36-Month
151.76"
(3,854.70mm)
148.04"
(3,760.22mm)
3.72"
(94.48mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1942
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2021
Aug 1968–Jul 1972
48-Month
198.25"
(5,035.55mm)
197.35"
(5,012.69mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2021
Aug 1967–Jul 1972
60-Month
245.72"
(6,241.29mm)
246.58"
(6,263.13mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/