Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, September 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1981
1-Month
2.75"
(69.85mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1978 1919
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1999
Aug–Sep 1981
2-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
9.57"
(243.08mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1980 2007
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1928
Jul–Sep 1981
3-Month
14.37"
(365.00mm)
15.25"
(387.35mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1980 2007
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1928
Ties: 1986
Jun–Sep 1981
4-Month
18.43"
(468.12mm)
19.82"
(503.43mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1980 2007
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1928
Ties: 1927
May–Sep 1981
5-Month
23.31"
(592.07mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1980 2007
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1901
Apr–Sep 1981
6-Month
24.80"
(629.92mm)
27.35"
(694.69mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1980 2007
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1901
Mar–Sep 1981
7-Month
27.41"
(696.21mm)
31.63"
(803.40mm)
-4.22"
(-107.19mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1968 2007
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1901
Feb–Sep 1981
8-Month
30.88"
(784.35mm)
35.46"
(900.68mm)
-4.58"
(-116.33mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1976 2007
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2003
Jan–Sep 1981
9-Month
31.93"
(811.02mm)
39.36"
(999.74mm)
-7.43"
(-188.72mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1968 2007
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1901
Dec 1980–Sep 1981
10-Month
34.12"
(866.65mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
-8.94"
(-227.07mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1901
Nov 1980–Sep 1981
11-Month
36.85"
(935.99mm)
46.10"
(1,170.94mm)
-9.25"
(-234.95mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1901
Oct 1980–Sep 1981
12-Month
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
49.39"
(1,254.51mm)
-8.70"
(-220.98mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1968 1925
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2003
Apr 1980–Sep 1981
18-Month
62.70"
(1,592.58mm)
76.68"
(1,947.67mm)
-13.98"
(-355.09mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1927 1926
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Oct 1979–Sep 1981
24-Month
85.49"
(2,171.45mm)
98.76"
(2,508.50mm)
-13.27"
(-337.05mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Oct 1978–Sep 1981
36-Month
143.93"
(3,655.82mm)
148.16"
(3,763.26mm)
-4.23"
(-107.44mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1978 1927
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Oct 1977–Sep 1981
48-Month
197.46"
(5,015.48mm)
197.49"
(5,016.25mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2021
Oct 1976–Sep 1981
60-Month
244.57"
(6,212.08mm)
246.79"
(6,268.47mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/