Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1981
1-Month
2.87"
(72.90mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1979 2000
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1971
Sep–Oct 1981
2-Month
5.62"
(142.75mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1940
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1999
Aug–Oct 1981
3-Month
11.80"
(299.72mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1980 1943
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1999
Jul–Oct 1981
4-Month
17.24"
(437.90mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
-1.27"
(-32.25mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1980 1925
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jun–Oct 1981
5-Month
21.30"
(541.02mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1954
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1906
May–Oct 1981
6-Month
26.18"
(664.97mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1980 2007
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1901
Apr–Oct 1981
7-Month
27.67"
(702.82mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
-2.94"
(-74.67mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1980 2007
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1901
Mar–Oct 1981
8-Month
30.28"
(769.11mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-4.62"
(-117.35mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1968 2007
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1901
Feb–Oct 1981
9-Month
33.75"
(857.25mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
-4.98"
(-126.49mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2003
Jan–Oct 1981
10-Month
34.80"
(883.92mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
-7.83"
(-198.88mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1951 2007
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2003
Dec 1980–Oct 1981
11-Month
36.99"
(939.55mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
-9.34"
(-237.23mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2003
Nov 1980–Oct 1981
12-Month
39.72"
(1,008.89mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
-9.64"
(-244.85mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1951 1951
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2003
Ties: 2001
May 1980–Oct 1981
18-Month
62.15"
(1,578.61mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
-14.26"
(-362.20mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1926
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1929
Nov 1979–Oct 1981
24-Month
86.16"
(2,188.46mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
-12.57"
(-319.28mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1951 1926
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Nov 1978–Oct 1981
36-Month
145.55"
(3,696.97mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1978 1927
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Nov 1977–Oct 1981
48-Month
194.65"
(4,944.11mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1970 1988
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2021
Nov 1976–Oct 1981
60-Month
241.81"
(6,141.97mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
-4.94"
(-125.48mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1971 1954
82nd 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 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/