Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, September 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1972
1-Month
4.53"
(115.06mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1971 1919
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1999
Ties: 1980
Aug–Sep 1972
2-Month
7.73"
(196.34mm)
9.57"
(243.08mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1968 2007
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1928
Jul–Sep 1972
3-Month
13.22"
(335.79mm)
15.25"
(387.35mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1968 2007
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1928
Jun–Sep 1972
4-Month
18.37"
(466.60mm)
19.82"
(503.43mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1928
May–Sep 1972
5-Month
24.56"
(623.82mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1901
Apr–Sep 1972
6-Month
27.05"
(687.07mm)
27.35"
(694.69mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1901
Mar–Sep 1972
7-Month
30.52"
(775.21mm)
31.63"
(803.40mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1901
Feb–Sep 1972
8-Month
34.88"
(885.95mm)
35.46"
(900.68mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003
Ties: 1948
Jan–Sep 1972
9-Month
39.15"
(994.41mm)
39.36"
(999.74mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1901
Dec 1971–Sep 1972
10-Month
41.42"
(1,052.07mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
-1.64"
(-41.65mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1970 1986
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1901
Nov 1971–Sep 1972
11-Month
43.94"
(1,116.08mm)
46.10"
(1,170.94mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1901
Oct 1971–Sep 1972
12-Month
52.67"
(1,337.82mm)
49.39"
(1,254.51mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2003
Apr 1971–Sep 1972
18-Month
81.36"
(2,066.54mm)
76.68"
(1,947.67mm)
4.68"
(118.87mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1926
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Oct 1970–Sep 1972
24-Month
105.22"
(2,672.59mm)
98.76"
(2,508.50mm)
6.46"
(164.09mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2020
Ties: 1997
Oct 1969–Sep 1972
36-Month
149.10"
(3,787.14mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1927
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2020
Oct 1968–Sep 1972
48-Month
201.62"
(5,121.15mm)
197.49"
(5,016.25mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2021
Oct 1967–Sep 1972
60-Month
241.60"
(6,136.64mm)
246.79"
(6,268.47mm)
-5.19"
(-131.83mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1954
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 18, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/