Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, July 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1978
1-Month
5.15"
(130.81mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1977 1983
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1916
Jun–Jul 1978
2-Month
9.26"
(235.20mm)
10.25"
(260.35mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1977 1990
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2013
May–Jul 1978
3-Month
13.91"
(353.31mm)
14.24"
(361.70mm)
-0.33"
(-8.39mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2013
Apr–Jul 1978
4-Month
18.54"
(470.92mm)
17.77"
(451.36mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
Mar–Jul 1978
5-Month
23.51"
(597.15mm)
22.06"
(560.32mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
Feb–Jul 1978
6-Month
24.51"
(622.55mm)
25.89"
(657.61mm)
-1.38"
(-35.06mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
Jan–Jul 1978
7-Month
31.69"
(804.93mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
Dec 1977–Jul 1978
8-Month
35.66"
(905.76mm)
33.49"
(850.65mm)
2.17"
(55.11mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
Ties: 1924
Nov 1977–Jul 1978
9-Month
40.66"
(1,032.76mm)
36.52"
(927.61mm)
4.14"
(105.15mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
Oct 1977–Jul 1978
10-Month
46.34"
(1,177.04mm)
39.82"
(1,011.43mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2003
Sep 1977–Jul 1978
11-Month
51.83"
(1,316.48mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
7.76"
(197.10mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2003
Aug 1977–Jul 1978
12-Month
56.80"
(1,442.72mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Feb 1977–Jul 1978
18-Month
77.47"
(1,967.74mm)
75.27"
(1,911.86mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 2008
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Aug 1976–Jul 1978
24-Month
101.42"
(2,576.07mm)
98.60"
(2,504.44mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Aug 1975–Jul 1978
36-Month
147.07"
(3,735.58mm)
148.04"
(3,760.22mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1942
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2021
Aug 1974–Jul 1978
48-Month
205.05"
(5,208.27mm)
197.35"
(5,012.69mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1988
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2021
Aug 1973–Jul 1978
60-Month
254.08"
(6,453.63mm)
246.58"
(6,263.13mm)
7.50"
(190.50mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1977 1955
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/